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Sporting and Leisure Activities

Photography

Northumberland is an incredibly scenic county and provides a sunning backdrop for your photos. From our picturesque coastline, awe inspiring history and crystal clear skies you will find no shortage of subjects for you to photograph! Ivor Rackham Photography runs courses which allows you to explore the natural beauty of the area in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Walking

North Northumberland is an ideal location for those who like to walk. You can walk for miles in the National Park and there are some very good beach and coastal walks.

Guided walks are available from a number of providers at Outdoors Northumberland

Golf

There are several excellent golf courses in our area, ten within a 15 mile radius, with a choice of links or parkland. Bamburgh and Foxton, in Alnmouth are two very good courses with wonderful views.

Goswick Links (British Open Regional Qualifying Course)
Alnmouth Golf Club at Foxton
Seahouses Golf Club
Bamburgh Golf Club

Bird Watching

Many visitors come to this area to birdwatch. Favourite places include the Farne Islands, Budle Bay, near Bamburgh, Lindisfarne and Druridge Bay.

http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/VG/coastal_birds.html

Boat Trips to the Farne Islands

Billy Shiel / Glad Tidings

Serenity Farne Island Boat Tours

Fishing

Boat trips run from Seahouses for a days sea fishing for the patient ones among us!

Unity Fishing Trips

Diving Trips

Spend the day in the clear waters exploring wrecks and the inquisitive seals that call the waters of Northumberland their home.

Billy Shiels Diving Trips

Soverign Diving

Farne Island Divers

Water Sports

Beadnell, a small fishing village along the coast from Seahouses is the favourite spot for water sports, including; surfing, kiteboarding, kayaking, snorkelling, diving, wake-boarding, windsurfing, water skiing, etc see its website here; http://www.beadnellbay.info

Surfboard hire, wetsuit hire and bike hire, as well as surf lessons are available from;
http://www.boardsandbikes.co.uk

Kiteboarding lessons with Kevin Anderson – http://www.kitesurfinglessons.co.uk

Further Information

For further information on the beautiful north east of England click on any of the links below.

Visit North East England:
http://www.visitnortheastengland.com

Visit Northumberland:
http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/VG/

The Purdy Lodge