Alnmouth, Northumberland

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An important port until the harbour silted up in the early 1800's. Situated on the River Aln, it is popular for golf (with two links courses) and for leisure boating enthusiasts.

Stong currents make the beach area around the river mouth dangerous for bathers but there is a 3 mile stretch of sand and grassy dunes towards the south of the town for the usual beach activities.

 

Alnmouth Map

Some of our Alnmouth Twitter favourites...

Early morning run along the beach #notthumberland #alnmouth http://t.co/76vLBYTjKH

6 Jul 13

Bonny Alnmouth :-) http://t.co/wLjzyUZHeu

27 Jun 13

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About Northumberland

Alnmouth is located in the county of Northumberland. The Northumberland Coast is designated as an Area Of Outstanding Beauty (AONB), starting at Berwick upon Tweed at the Scottish borders. The coast is notable for the castles and small islands such as Lindisfarne.

 

Other places to visit in Northumberland

Alnmouth - Amble - Bamburgh - Berwick-upon-Tweed - Blyth - Craster - Holy Island - Low Newton by the sea - Newbiggin-by-the-sea - Seahouses

 

Alnmouth blog news

Blog entries

Bexhill Sea Angling Festival
Aug 7, 2013
New website launched
Jul 8, 2013
Top 5 Coastal Breaks
December 12, 2011

 

Alnmouth attractions, places to stay, and things to do

Boulmer Beach

Sandy beach at the hamlet of Boulmer. There is also a natural harbour.

More about Boulmer Beach