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Sporting and Leisure Activities


Northumberland is an incredibly scenic county and provides a sunning backdrop for your photos. Northumbrian Photographic Workshops provide workshops and holidays which allow you to explore the natural beauty of the area in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Northumbrian Photographic Workshops


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

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


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, apart from the Farne Islands, other favourite spots are Budle Bay, near Bamburgh and Lindisfarne.


Boat Trips to the Farne Islands

Billy Shiel / Glad Tidings


Boat trips from Seahouses for sea fishing

Unity Fishing Trips

Stunning trout lakes within 5 minutes drive


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;

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

Diving – Boat launch facilities



Further Information

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

Visit North East England:

Visit Northumberland:

The Purdy Lodge