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Amble Links: 5 Things To Do Near Northumberland


At Park Leisure, we’re proud champions of the staycation. Our 11 luxury locations are handpicked for their stunning surroundings, meaning you’ll be guaranteed a slice of England’s (or Wales’!) finest coast or countryside.

At our Amble Links park, there’s no shortage of nearby activities to get involved with, or sights to marvel at. If you’re a holiday home owner considering a trip to Amble, what is there to do?

The activities we’ve listed below make us truly proud of our beautiful, unspoiled English surroundings in the Northumberland countryside. Do they convince you to break free in the rolling hills and captivating coastline Northumberland offers? 👇

1. Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre - Northumberland Wildlife Trust

What better way to kick off English Tourism Week than with one of the most popular places near Amble?

Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre is nestled in one of the best wildlife-watching spots in the North East, renowned for its spectacular bird life. Right next to the beach, it offers fantastic views across Druridge Bay.

Why not spend a few hours soaking up the stunning nature around you before tucking in to a delicious picnic on the beach - a classic British holiday tradition.



Be king or queen for the day in this mighty fortress crowning the hills overlooking the River Coquet. Set off on the stunning coast walk from the quaint town of Amble, wandering up stream to uncover the fascinating history of the Percy family in this magnificent castle.

Explore the rooms that once were called home by a Dukes of Northumberland, and cast your eyes over the stunning views surrounding the castle walls for a picture perfect moment.


3.Druridge Bay Country Park

Druridge Bay is a stunning seven mile stretch of sand running from Amble to Cresswell and is a great place to explore. Ride, cycle walk, paddle or surf your way around the bay, soaking up the peaceful nature surround you.

The park includes meadows and woods to wander, a visitor centre with toilets, a cafe and gift shop, it’s the perfect destination to break free from the daily grind.


4. Amble Harbour Village

Pay a visit to the traditional coastal village of Amble and uncover its hidden gems woven along the seafront. Its 15 small retailers sell a variety of art, crafts, jewellery, accessories, food & drink. There’s also a seafood centre selling locally caught seafood, perfect for a delicious home cooked meal, they even recently opened lobster hatchery!


5. Northumberland Country Zoo

Take a walk on the wild side exploring Northumberland’s very own zoo, home to over 50 species of animals and spread out over 50 acres. From farm animals like cows and pigs, to creatures from further afar like wallabies and macaws, there’s a whole host of the animal kingdom to see.

A great day out for all the family, this is an affordable experience you won’t forget!


Our luxury Amble Links park is open exclusively to its owners’. If you’re considering making Northumberland a home away from home, why not explore and find out more information? The Park Leisure lifestyle could be for you and your family!

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