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The North East England Coast

Yorkshire, Durham, Tyne & Wear, Northumberland
Discover the North East Coast of England on your doorstep or on holiday



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North East England beaches
The beach guide has 111 beaches listed in North East England. Also top 10 beaches and county categories.

Sea Watch - North-East England
View or submit sightings and find out more about the Sea Watch Foundation.

Yorkshire - England's Coast
Visit the Yorkshire Coast for the perfect coastal holiday...

Berwickshire and North Northumberland Coast - JNCC
Joint Nature Conservation Committee details of this Special Area of Conservation.

Durham Heritage Coast
Comprehensive information about this Heritage Coast designation at it's dedicated website.

Durham and North East Coast
A rich tapestry of natural, historical and geological features, just waiting to be discovered...

Coast - This is Durham
Explore this colourful and dramatic landscape with its beaches, rugged cliffs and imposing headlands...

Durham Coast - National Trust
County Durham's coastline has emerged from a polluted industrial past to become a haven for wildlife...

Durham Coastal Footpath
Information and resources at The Long Distance Walkers Association.

Durham Coast Nature Reserves
The area is noted for its striking geological features and grassland...

Turning The Tide
Reclaiming the coastline of County Durham from a century of devastation by coal mining....

Durham Limestone Coast
Understanding and conserving the diversity of the County Durham Landscape...

Best beaches in County Durham
List of the top 10 beaches in County Durham as selected by the users of the Beach Guide website...

Northumberland Coast AONB
The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty has some of the finest scenery in Europe...

Best beaches in Northumberland
List of the top 10 beaches in Northumberland as selected by the users of the Beach Guide website...

The Northumberland Coast Path
The Northumberland coast offers some of the finest coastal walking in Europe...

Northumberland Coast - National Trust
Sandy beaches, castles by the sea, abundant wildlife, picturesque villages...

Northumberland - England's Coast
Dramatic landscapes and magnificent castles clustered round quiet sandy coves...

The Coast - Visit Northumberland
Official tourist information and visitor guide for the Northumberland Coastline...

Coast Care - Northumberland WT
Initiative created to train, support and resource volunteers to contribute to the management and conservation of the Northumberland coastline...

Yorkshire Coast - National Trust
Visitor information for National Trust's Yorkshire Coast, North Yorkshire...

Best beaches in Yorkshire
List of the top 10 beaches in Yorkshire as selected by the users of the Beach Guide website.

Yorkshire Coast - Animals & Nature
Discover a wealth of activities on the Yorkshire Coast and North York Moors...

Coast - North York Moors
At the eastern edge of the National Park, the land meets the North Sea...

Bridlington & East Yorkshire Coast
Whatever your idea of a great Yorkshire seaside holiday, Bridlington has it all...

Yorkshire Coast
Excellent Wikipedia page covering geology, notable points of interest and more.

Things to do - Yorkshire Coast
Nature and wildlife related things to do at Discover Yorkshire Coast.

Best beaches in Tyne And Wear
List of the top 10 beaches in Tyne And Wear as selected by the users of the Beach Guide website...

Beaches & Coast - Visit S. Tyneside
The South Tyneside coastline epitomises the great British seaside with pristine sands, soaring cliffs...

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Rural Retreats on the North East Coast

Idyllic secluded cottages with sea views, country houses with panoramic views, lighthouse cottages, farmhouses and more on the coast of Yorkshire or Northumberland.

Haven Coastal Holiday Parks

With pitches for camping and touring to self-catering chalets and lodges beside the sea, family friendly with all amenities on site leaving you free to explore the coast by day. Stay at Berwick or Haggerton Castle in Northumberland, or choose from 4 sites by the sea in Yorkshire.

Latest News Headlines

  • No rest for Ivy and Zoe

    Eight year old Bellingham twins Ivy and Zoe Hollings thought they were in for a great couple of months… no getting up early for school, then the Easter holidays and then maybe more time off school. Magic!

  • Work completed in the nick of time

    The last piece of conservation work undertaken by Northumberland Wildlife Trust before travel restrictions were put in place was at its Juliet’s Wood reserve, 1km north of Slaley Village.

  • Use nature reserves with care during lockdown

    The message is clear: stay on public rights of way and keep dogs on leads at all times.

  • Update: Coronavirus and the Trust

    All our reserve car parks are now closed, but our reserves are open. If you live within walking distance of a reserve, why not visit it? But please be sensible.

  • Coronavirus: latest updates

    Our latest updates on coronavirus (Covid 19)

  • Bamburgh Castle free to bloom

    Volunteers from the ‘Coast Care’ initiative have just completed one of the initiative’s biggest projects - clearing a section of ivy Hedera helix from the ramparts outside Bamburgh Castle.

  • Urgent: Coronavirus and the Trust

    As of today, Tuesday 17th March, all Trust events, volunteering tasks and external meetings have been cancelled until Thursday 30th April at the earliest.

  • Earth Hour: a time for a celebration

    As part of this year’s Earth Hour celebrations, Duncan Hutt, Northumberland Wildlife Trust's Head of Living Landscapes will be hosting a talk on what everybody can do to help the environment and conserve the natural world around them.

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