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Explore Amble Links & further afield

Explore Amble Links & further afield

The beauty of the Northumberland coastline is hard to match, and the best way to see it first hand, is on foot. Whether you want to walk along the coastline with the waves tickling your toes whilst children make sand castles, or sit on the dunes with a bottle of something fizzy there’s something at Amble to suit every taste.

But Amble isn't all there is to offer. Owning your own holiday home at Amble Links gives you a base to explore the whole of Northumberland. The border county, littered with historic attractions, castles and breath-taking scenery as well as an intriguing and dramatic history, mean Northumberland will never leave you with nothing to do. 

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Owning a holiday home at Amble Links gives you a base to explore the whole of Northumberland. The border county littered with historic attractions, castles and breath-taking scenery as well as an intriguing and dramatic history.

Alnwick CastleNorthumberland

Alnwick Castle

One of the largest inhabited castles in England, Alnwick is home to the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland. Famous for its role as Hogwarts, Harry Potter film fans will not want to miss this one; as well as its illustrious 11th-century history, Alnwick Castle boasts year-round Potter-inspired events.

Local Attractions
AmbleNorthumberland

Amble

The quaint fishing town of Amble is perfect for a day of relaxation, lying at the mouth of the River Coquet. Sample the town’s many cafés, restaurants or even try your hand at some water sports. Make time to explore the harbour and keep your eyes peeled for puffins!

Local Attractions
Bamburgh CastleNorthumberland

Bamburgh Castle

This iconic, 11th century castle straddles the glorious sandy beach of Bamburgh. Occupying a strong defensive position on top of a volcanic rock, this castle is a trove of medieval and modern history — as well as archaeology. Make sure to visit this one-time seat of the King of Northumbria!

Local Attractions
Coquet IslandNorthumberland

Coquet Island

Take a short boat trip from the charming fishing town of Amble to discover the mythical Coquet Island, a tiny outpost home to over 35,000 seabirds nesting during the summer months. You can’t disembark, but soak up the sights and sounds of the puffins and appreciate the island’s distinctive lighthouse — perfect for photography.

Outdoor Activities
CragsideNorthumberland

Cragside

The imagination of Lord Armstrong, this esteemed Victorian country house boasts its own woodland, lakes and gardens — ideal for a relaxing day of discovery. With its own watersports activities, after stretching your legs, stop off in the nearby quaint town of Rothbury for a refreshment!

Local Attractions
Dunstanburgh CastleNorthumberland

Dunstanburgh Castle

With awe-inspiring views of the Northumberland coast, take the picturesque walk up the headland to this cherished National Trust site. You’ll be greeted by an impeccable 14th-century castle with a twin-towered keep. Why not pack a picnic to enjoy in the fresh air?

Local Attractions
Hauxley Nature Reserve

Hauxley Nature Reserve

The reserve is part of the former Radcliffe open cast coal mine, which was landscaped to produce a lake with islands. The reception hide was burned down in 2010 but we are currently working on designing and building a new visitor centre in its place. Home to much wildlife it’s a great day out for the whole family.

Outdoor Activities
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's WallNorthumberland

Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall

Walk the areas where Roman Britons resided and immerse yourself in history at this excavated hilltop fort. Housesteads forms part of Hadrian’s Wall, the well-known Roman defensive fortification. With its own guides, visitor centre and museum, you’ll get a real flavour for this 124AD structure.

Outdoor Activities
Kielder WaterNorthumberland

Kielder Water

For those feeling slightly more adventurous, take a trip to the Kielder Water and appreciate the largest man-made lake in the country, surrounded by glorious forestry — also the largest man-made forest! Try your hand at some water skiing or sailing, or simply take a stroll around and soak up the scenery.

Outdoor Activities
Lindisfarne (Holy Island)Northumberland

Lindisfarne (Holy Island)

Explore this historic island, famously cut off from the mainland twice a day by fast-moving tides. Those making the daring journey to Holy Island will be rewarded by the opportunity to explore Lindisfarne Castle and evocative ruins of Lindisfarne Priory, as well as the wealth of surrounding scenery and history.

Local Attractions
Newcastle City Centre

Newcastle City Centre

Just a 40-minute drive from the exciting Newcastle City Centre – you can indulge all of your city needs, whether it’s a day of shopping or a fun night on the town.

Local Attractions
Northside Surf School

Northside Surf School

Northside Surf School is based in Amble right on the stunning Northeast coast, offering beach surf lessons to young and old. Operating 7 days a week, 12 months of the year, catering for all needs and ages – they even have exclusive access to a private beach!

Outdoor Activities
Northumberland CoastNorthumberland

Northumberland Coast

There’s so much to do, see and appreciate at the stunning Northumberland coastline, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty that stretches for over 40 miles. With rolling hills, expansive beaches, peaceful villages and castles aplenty, you’ll have an endless list of sights to check off.

Outdoor Activities
Northumberland National ParkNorthumberland

Northumberland National Park

This expansive, protected landscape is home to some of the finest natural scenery and countryside this country has to offer. The park contains Kielder Forest and observatory, which boast the darkest, least-polluted skies in the UK. You’ll also find the rolling Cheviot Hills, Hadrian’s Wall and more… perfect for tranquil, scenic exploration!

Outdoor Activities
St. Oswald’s Way

St. Oswald’s Way

St Oswald’s Way is a 97 mile long trail between Holy Island and Heavenfield divided up into six sections, making your route easier to plan. Ranging from coastline beauty in the east to rolling hills in the west, you are taken through some of the best landscapes Northumberland has to offer.

Outdoor Activities
The Alnwick GardenNorthumberland

The Alnwick Garden

The vision of The Duchess of Northumberland, The Alnwick Garden is a breathtaking, immaculate yet quirky set of gardens. Complete with its own treehouse tearoom, there’s a year-round calendar of events to inspire and amaze — whether you’re after relaxation of excitement.

Local Attractions
The Old Boathouse

The Old Boathouse

Perched almost precariously on the harbour at Amble The Old Boat House is a small seafood restaurant which prides itself on some of the freshest and simply cooked seafood in the area. The exterior and the décor might not be up to much, but if you’re a fish lover this is hailed as one of the best places to visit in Amble.

Food and Drink
The Old Postoffice

The Old Postoffice

Warkworth Old Post Office Bistro sits in a superb location at the heart of the pretty medieval Northumbrian village of Warkworth, with its 12th century castle, galleries, gift shops, patisserie and pubs. Their passion is good food and you can enjoy breakfasts using high quality local produce. Northumbrian griddle cakes are also very popular!

Food and Drink
Wellwood Arms

Wellwood Arms

If you just fancy a leisurely afternoon, why not visit Wellwood Arms in Amble and treat yourself to some local ales or a refreshing glass of wine and a delicious plate of traditional English cuisine.

Food and Drink

N.B. All holiday home images are for visual purposes only. All holiday homes will be provided according to the grade booked, however the holiday home model may vary upon arrival.

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