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Things to do in Amble-by-the-Sea

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Use our guide to discover the best things to do in Amble-by-the-Sea

Take time to explore the many top things to do in Amble-by-the-Sea during your next getaway with family and friends.

The seaside village of Amble surrounds the River Coquet estuary at the southern entry to the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with a port dotted with fish shacks, seafood cafés, and pastel-painted beach huts.

Amble takes itself to be the “friendliest port in England,” and its annual puffin festival, brilliantly coloured beach huts, and Amble Harbour Village’s wooden shop pods are just a few of its eccentricities.

Things to do in Amble

Amble’s modest town centre has a High Street packed with pleasant cafés, restaurants, and traditional pubs ideal for sampling local tipples. The mouth-watering aroma of the local butchers, as well as the sweet smell of sticky pastries from the bakers, may be appreciated as you stroll down the high street. Amble shops are ideal for picking up a unique Northumbrian present for a friend or a souvenir of your trip to Northumberland.

Druridge Bay presents a glorious seven-mile stretch of sands, ideal for enthralling water sports or just relaxing. Afterwards, explore Druridge Bay Country Park which features a stunning nature reserve home to various birds.

Animal lovers will also enjoy the Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre, a nature reserve bursting with species of insects, birds and even red squirrels.

Never be short of things to do in Amble with our handy Amble-by-the-Sea Travel Guide…

  • Goodrington Sands

    Druridge Bay Beach

    A fantastic beach running alongside the Druridge Bay Country Park, Druridge Bay Beach offers a glorious sandy expanse as well as beautiful sand dunes, pools and the 100-acre Ladyburn Lake.

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    Druridge Bay Country Park

    Red Row
    Druridge Bay
    NE61 5BX

    01670 760968

    Running alongside Druridge Bay Beach, the country park offers a number of small Nature Reserves that are home to many different species of birds, as well as amenities such as a café and children’s play area.

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  • Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre

    Near Low Hauxley village
    Low Hauxley
    NE65 0JR

    Located near Druridge Bay, Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre was originally part of a mine but has since been transformed into a nature reserve teeming with wildlife.

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