Dog friendly beaches Northumberland

Northumberland is home to many beaches, some of which are dog friendly. As our bed and breakfast is dog friendly, we thought we would give you our top dog friendly beaches. Allowing your four legged friend to let off some energy and even go swimming in the sea! So take a look at our top beaches below for both you and your pet to enjoy.


#1 Bamburgh

Dogs are welcome all year round to this majestic beach, complete with a castle on the headline. With miles of dog friendly sands, it is ideal for your four legged friend to enjoy the soft sand.


If you are heading to Bamburgh, then take a look at our top list of things to do there.


Bamburgh Castle

There is plenty of things to explore here at Bamburgh castle. Explore 14 public areas and learn all about the castle and the history. Learning can be made fun here with our live archaeological excavation.


Grace Darling Museum

Grace Darling is a national heroine, who risked her life to rescue 9 survivors from the wrecked SS Fortarshire on September 1838. Explore more about her life and understand why not only is she a national treasure to Bambough but to the rest of the Britain.


#2 Alnmouth

Alnmouth is a site of special scientific interest (SSI) due to its saltmarsh and dunes. The beach is next to the quaint town of Alnmouth, with plenty to do. The beach is open to dogs all year round, so there is no stopping you from taking a trip to Alnmouth beach for a great day out.


#3 Druridge Bay

Next to the village of Amble, a very spacious beach lies – 7 miles to be exact. With dogs allowed all year round, for the full stretch of the beach, it is ideal to let their energy out on this great beach. It also has several nature reserves hidden behind its dunes and near to the country park.


Queen Elizabeth ll jubilee Country park

Just behind the beach lies this wonderful park for all to enjoy. Home to a wide variety of wildlife in its woodlands and 40-acre lake. A great day out for all to enjoy.


#4 Seahouses Beach

Seahouses beach lies in the middle of Bamburgh Castle and Beadnell, with the town having excellent amenities for both tourists and the locals. With dogs allowed on both parts of the beaches all year round, making it a great space for your dog to let off its energy. The seaside town has great character with a harbour and quaint shops. As the tides fall out, then you will see an abundant of of rock pools great for the whole family.


#5 Newbiggin-by-the-sea

Dogs are allowed on this beach all year, with sandy beaches for your dog to run around. Parts around the beaches are cobbles to add a little character. The nearest town is Ashington, with a great area  for the whole family – Including your dog!


For more information on dog-friendly walks and events which are happening around Northumberland then take a look at our blog/news section. Remember if you are going up to visit these great beaches, you can stay at our bed and breakfast. We are located in Northumberland, and are a dog friendly bed and breakfast.