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Spittal - Quay Beach

Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland

The beach is mainly sand with shallow water at high tide. Spittal is within a Northumberland coast area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Beach Type





Jet skiing
Wind surfing
Water skiing

Nature and Wildlife

Coastal walks. Seals are a common sight. dolphins occasionally sighted. and wading birds.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Cleaning and Litter

Cleaned by Onyx weekly. Litter bins.


Dogs are allowed. and dog bins present.

Tourist Information

Berwick tourist office (open all year) 106 Marygate Berwick tel: (01289 330733) email: [email protected]


Nearest town: Berwick upon Tweed
County: Northumberland
Latitude/Longitude: 55.7605, -1.99522
Postcode: TD15 1RE
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


From A1 take A1167 to town centre. then follow signs for Spittal.

Public Transport

Nearest rail station is Berwick. Local bus service is B1 and B11. which stops 100 metres from the beach.

Nearest Railway Stations

Berwick-upon-Tweed (About a mile away)

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


Parking available - charges apply. spaces for 100 cars

Nearby Car Parks

Sandstell Road, Spittal (Unknown stay).
About 0 miles away
Spittal Point, Spittal (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
South Greenwich Road - Play Area, Spittal (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
South Greenwich Road - Main, Spittal (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Foul Ford, Berwick-upon-Tweed (Long stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Quayside, Berwick-upon-Tweed (Long stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Waugh Place, Berwick-upon-Tweed (Short/Medium stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Pier Road, Berwick-upon-Tweed (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Bridge Street, Berwick-upon-Tweed (Short stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Woolmarket, Berwick-upon-Tweed (Short/Medium stay).
About 0.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Berwick upon Tweed