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Beadnell to Low Newton

4 miles (6.5 km)

A popular coastal walk from the Northumberland village of Beadnell to Low Newton By Sea. It's a lovely area with splendid views over Beadnell Bay and a visit to the National Trust owned Newton Pool Nature Reserve. The delightful village is a popular tourist spot situated in the Northumberland CoastArea of Outstanding Natural Beauty. As such it's a great base for exploring the area on foot.
The walk starts at Beadnell Harbour where there's lots of little fishing boats and an attractive beach with sand dunes. You then pick up the footpaths and head south along the lovely Beadnell Bay with its 2 mile long sandy beach. The area contains a nationally important colony oflittle tern and the largest mainland colony ofArctic ternin the United Kingdom.
After passing the bay you come to Newton Pool. The nature reserve has a number of hides where you can look out for a variety of water loving birds on the small lakes. At the coastal Newton Haven you may also see seals.
This walk finishes at the reserve but you can continue south along footpaths to Embleton Bay and the impressive Dunstanburgh Castle. The dramatic ruins are now a popular tourist attraction, standing on a remote headland with fine views of Embleton Bay and Craster.
Head north to visit working fishing port of Seahouses, which also serves the tourist trade, being the embarkation point for visits to the Farne Islands.Seahouses to Beadnell
The long distance St Oswald's Way also passes through the area and is another good option for extending your walk.

Beadnell to Low Newton OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Beadnell to Low Newton Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Open Street Map with Location tracking

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Photos

Loading lots of Lobster Pots - geograph.org.uk - 571610

Loading Lobster Pots at Beadnell Harbour

Beadnell MMB 07 Beach

Beadnell Beach

Beadnell Bay and Harbour - geograph.org.uk - 240686

Beadnell Bay beach

Runners on Beadnell beach - geograph.org.uk - 93733

Runners on Beadnell beach

Sand dunes, Beadnell Bay - geograph.org.uk - 1060386

Lovely sand dunes on the beach

Footbridge over the Long Nanny Burn - geograph.org.uk - 1541472

Footbridge over the Long Nanny Burn

Newton Pool Nature Reserve - geograph.org.uk - 447335

Newton Pool Nature Reserve

Newton Haven beach, Dunstanburgh Castle behind - geograph.org.uk - 189150

Newton Haven beach, Dunstanburgh Castle behind

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GPS Files

GPX File

Beadnell to Low Newton.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

Beadnell to Low Newton.mmo (right click - 'Save As')

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