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Warkworth Beach

Warkworth, Northumberland

A large expanse of golden sand backed by an extensive dune system. The beach is within a mile of the historic village of Warkworth.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

Toilets
With disabled access
In the car park and a caravan park overlooks the beach

Activities

Swimming
Surfing
Sailing
Sea-canoeing and fishing

Nature and Wildlife

A bridleway links the car park to the beach through the dune system. The Coastal and Castle national cycle route links to the beach. The dune system is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and a Special Area of Conservation (SAC) bec

Water Quality

Excellent

Lifeguard

No

Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned monthly. manually by the council. Dogs and litter bins are provided in the car park.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Alnwick Tourist Information Centre 2 The Shambles Alnwick Northumberland. NE66 1TN Tel: 01665 712313

Location

Nearest town: Warkworth
County: Northumberland
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3509, -1.59308
Postcode: NE65 0SW
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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

Access

Access by car from Warkworth village. the car park is situated at the top of the beach.

Public Transport

The nearest train station is in Alnmouth. 3 miles away.

Nearest Railway Stations

Alnmouth (Approx. 3 miles away)
Acklington (Approx. 4 miles away)
Widdrington (Approx. 8 miles away)

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

Parking

Free car parking is available for 100 cars. 500m from the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Warkworth Dunes Picnic Site, Amble By The Sea (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
New Town, Warkworth (Long stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Amble Braid Picnic Site, Amble (Long stay).
About 1 miles away
Coquet Street, Amble (Long stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Leazes Street, Amble (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Turner Street, Amble (Long stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Harbour Road, Amble (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Queen Street, Amble (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Little Shore, Amble (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Albert Street, Amble (Long stay).
About 1.3 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Warkworth