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Beadnell At A Glance

Don’t be fooled by Beadnell’s small size; there is plenty to see and do. Set your own pace for your holiday; go full throttle with action-packed watersports or take it easy with dinner and drinks at a local restaurant. However you choose to spend your break, Beadnell promises an unforgettable trip.

  • Dog friendly.

  • Coastal location.

  • Watersports available.

  • Historic attractions.

  • Places to eat & drink.

  • Close to local amenities.

Cottages at the Coast

Watching the sunrise. Building sandcastles. Blowing away the cobwebs. You’ll make many happy memories at Beadnell’s horseshoe-shaped sandy beach. 

Graded highly for its cleanliness, the beach is the perfect spot for tiring out the hounds. Seemingly endless sandy stretches are calling out for a game of fetch, before sandy paws head back to the cottage for a well-earned snooze.

Beadnell bay

Explore At Your Own Pace

Who can visit the watersport capital of Northumberland without taking to the waters? You’re spoilt for choice in Beadnell; from surfing to snorkelling, try something different and get your heart pumping.

Prefer dry land? With a history that intrigues, menus that make your stomach rumble and landscapes that make you wonder, there’s entertainment for everyone.

The small coastal village of Beadnell offers as much action as you want from your holiday. A ‘Rural Seaside Award Winner’, Beadnell’s horseshoe-shaped beach is perfect for long walks with the family and four-legged friends. The harbour and interesting rock pools mean there are plenty of spots for exploration too.

Whether you’re a seasoned surfer or simply want to give watersports a go, the area is well regarded as one of the best places in Northumberland for surfing, kitesurfing, windsurfing, sailing and scuba diving. The summer is one of the best times to visit iIf you are interested in these outdoor activities.

If you need to hire your watersports equipment, Boards & Bikes has you covered. They’re located just outside the village and offer everything from surfing lessons to wetsuit hire, as well as guide services for snorkeling, cycling, surfing, walking and more.

If you want a night off from cooking, Beadnell is home to some great local places to eat and drink. One of our favourites is our very own Beadnell Towers. Set in an 18th Century, Grade II listed building, this boutique bar, restaurant and hotel offers a warm welcome to all. Pop in with the pooch for a post-walk beverage or join us in the restaurant for lunch or dinner. If your staying at one of our cottages quote the cottage name and receive 10% off food. 

Located in the heart of Beadnell, The Craster Arms is a cosy, welcoming pub, offering a wide selection of beers, wines and local ales. 

Whether you’re starting the day or ending it, Saltwater Cafe is a great choice for a coffee! 

There aren’t many local stores in Beadnell. While there are nearby pubs and cafes, the nearest Co-Op supermarket, butchers and bakers can be found in Seahouses, around a four minute drive away.

There is a local convenience store, off-licence and post office in Beadnell at The Sea Breeze. However, the store opens seasonally through the summer and has shorter opening hours in the winter. 

Although a small village, Beadnell is steeped in history. On Beadnell Point and behind the harbour wall, you’ll find Ebbs Neuk Chapel, which was built in the 13th century by the king of Northumbria, King Oswald for his sister Ebba.

In the village, you’ll find St. Ebba’s Church, which was built in 1750 and provided protection from the Border Reivers Attacks.

Much of Beadnell’s industrial history centres around coal, lime and smuggling. By 1827, the coal and lime industry was in decline in the area, with the lime kilns left behind. Visitors can still see those lime kilns today.

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Beadnell Towers

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