British Beaches

Sand, sea, sun, surf and scones

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Low Newton. Newton Haven Beach

Alnwick, Northumberland

The sandy beach is situated in a sheltered bay with rock pools and rocky outcrops. It is popular for water sports and with bird watchers.

Beach Type

sand and rocks




Surfing and windsurfing

Nature and Wildlife

There are coastal walks from Craster to Dunstanburgh Castle and Beadnell. There is a cycle route through Newton Haven. It is a popular area with bird watchers as the Newton Pool Nature Reserve (this has some disabled access) is nearby. The whole area has

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

Dog and litter bins are provided.

Tourist Information

Seahouses Tourist Information Centre Seafield Rd Car Park Seahouses Northumberland NE66 1TN Tel: 01665 510665


Nearest town: Alnwick
County: Northumberland
Latitude/Longitude: 55.5136, -1.61358
Postcode: NE66 3HJ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Alnwick, Northumberland at Explore Britain.


From the main road via High Newton follow signs to the beach. The car park is about 500m from the beach.

Public Transport

Alnmouth train station is situated 12 miles away. a bus route runs through Low Newton.

Nearest Railway Stations

Chathill (Approx. 4 miles away)
Alnmouth (Approx. 9 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Car parking is available for 40 cars. half mile away from the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Low Newton, Low Newton-by-the-sea (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Newton Links, High Newton-by-the-sea (Long stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Beadnell, Beadnell (Long stay).
About 2.7 miles away
Craster Quarry, Craster (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 3 miles away
Chathill Station, Chathill (Long stay).
About 4 miles away
Annstead Dunes, Seahouses (Unknown stay).
About 4 miles away
Seahouses, Seahouses (Long stay).
About 5 miles away
Seafield Road, Seahouses (Unknown stay).
About 5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Alnwick