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St Aiden Beach

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Address: Bamburgh, England

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Stunning Sands

We parked just below the Castle, in the free car-park, and walked through the steep sand dunes to the stunning golden sands. It was certainly bracing!! The beach stretched away... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
welshwizard15
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We parked just below the Castle, in the free car-park, and walked through the steep sand dunes to the stunning golden sands. It was certainly bracing!! The beach stretched away for miles towards the fabulous Farne Islands and we watched the rollers race in. It was idyllic. We are never disappointed with the scenery and the fact that you never... More 

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Thank welshwizard15
Durham, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beach is so wide that no one gets in each others way, families, couples, dog walkers, all enjoying the beach and the views of the castle above them. Our dog loved checking out the dunes too

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Thank lunnys
Northumberland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A thoroughly stimulating, energising and free experience for anyone willing to ditch the car stick on a pair of boots to suitable footwear and simply enjoy walking the miles of beautiful, clean sand as the sea calmly rooms beach with the backdrop of Bamburgh Castle, pretty Seahouses an the wonderful North Northumberland coastline. Bliss

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Thank Centre13
Northumberland, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Being lucky enough to live local to this beach my wife and I visit often. The views of the castle from the beach are amazing! A great place to go no matter what season it is!

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Thank edwardsharrison
durham uk
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508 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I've been visiting Bamburgh since childhood and the combined effect of beach,sky and castle have always provided a profound,emotional experience for me. The beauty of Bamburgh is hard to sum up in words and really must be seen to be believed and I implore everyone to visit and breathe in it's aesthetic. As a side issue many of the dogwalkers... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Love this beach. Very clean, very windy on a cold New Year's Day. Kids loved it and would highly recommend

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Thank Hh1976
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Oh the sheer joy of walking on this beach,seeing the castle behind and Holy Island at the front. Pure,honey coloured soft sand ,you can't wait to get your shoes off and run along like a small child ,with the sand between your toes.

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Thank Linda D
Prague, Czech Republic
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145 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This is just a fantastic beach - beautiful sand, islands off-shore, the castle just beyond the dunes, and not crowded. What more do you want from a beach!

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely clean beach with beautiful views of Bamburgh castle!! The dunes were fun for the kids to run around and parking was free right by the castle entrance.

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Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Great place for a good long walk on firm sand. There are rock pools to explore and amazing views of Bamburgh castle

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