he many coastal walks provide breathtaking views along this Heritage Coastline especially between Alnmouth and Holy Island, Beadnell being mid way. The varied terrain is easily accessible by foreshore and footpaths. Sheltered dune backed bays and rocky headlands, rock strata and islands, several estuaries, mud flats, enhanced by nearby rich and plentiful agricultural land provide a superb wildlife habitat.

he Northumberland National Park, covering 400 square miles, has the quality and variety of scenery which attracts walkers of all ability to experience a feeling of adventure and of solitude. It is the least visited of all the National Parks of England, but the scenery, views and wildlife are paramount in this beautiful wilderness.

he distinct lack of traffic and population enhances the enjoyment of adventure and discovery whilst driving leisurely to take in the superb views and unique character of our part of Northumberland.

here are about twelve castles and several stately homes, also numerous harbours and rocky inlets within a 25 mile radius of Beadnell which provide a wealth of historical and interesting venues

irdwatching is extremely popular around the natural dune habitats and nearby bird sanctuaries. Puffins are of immense interest when breeding on the Inner Farne Island. Winter birdwatching is arguably better than in the breading season of May or June. Sea duck can be observed; scoter, eider, widgeon, to name only a few, and also many divers and grebes.

ycling is particularly enjoyable in this area along quiet country lanes or bridal paths where you will find spectacular sea views and scenery. You may choose gentle or more energetic routes, but always rewarding.

olf enthusiasts will be delighted with the choice of nine prime golf courses all with outstanding views, seven of which are situated by the sea and are therefore not normally weather bound in winter. These courses can be found at Berwick, Goswick, Bamburgh, Seahouses, Embleton, Foxton, Alnmouth, Warkworth and Alnwick.