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Ross Back Sands Beach

Address: Bamburgh, England
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Ranked #1 of 5 Attractions in Bamburgh
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

On holiday and travelled here 3 times out of four days.Been wanting to come for an age and it did not disappoint spotless!.My dog had a ball.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I like the remoteness of this beach and the slightly scary area beyond with the shifting sands and quicksands should you foolishly stray into it. The main beach is very safe to walk along and gives wonderful views of Holy Island and down towards Bamburgh. The walk to reach the beach means that it is never crowded and only more... More 

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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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159 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is one of our very favourite walks in North Northumberland. It is so beautiful and unspoilt and much quieter than the main beach at Bamburgh. One has to walk from the small road where the car can be parked across a track that leads to dunes which then open out with glorious views of the golden beach and sea.... More 

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30 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

So unspoiled and out of the way of the main beach infront of the Castle. The Beach is huge and the water looks so clean. Superb Beach.

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Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

This is a great seaside village. Classy and clean. My kids love this place for the beach and my gran love this place for the tea rooms. Four generations of the family are all happy in one place. If you have a dog, then this is place to bring him/her to run free. (Please remember to bag the poo!). If... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This is the best beach in GB and it is clean /unspolid. We just love this area of the Northunmberland coast. The area has some very good quality eating places and views are fab on a clear day over to Farne Island and Holy isle.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I'm not sure if this beach has a formal naturist section beyond common sense and consideration for others. This was not an issue for my visit as I was the only person on the entire beach for most of the hour I spent there. Having followed the advice from other websites to park at Ross and then walk about 400... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Head down 'The Wyndings' in Bamburgh (towards the golf course) to find a small car park right beside this fabulous beach with Bamburgh Castle itself looking like the best sandcastle ever. This year round dog friendly beach is clean with views out to the Farne Islands and to Holy Island. The sea roars in and you can walk from Bamburgh... More 

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Holton Le Clay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Park in the large carpark by the dunes just outside Bamburgh on the road to Seahouses. The long walk across the dunes adds to the theatre of the location. As you walk through a small gap in the towering dunes, you see the view of the distant Farne Islands and Lighthouses. We went early evening and if you walk along... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Absolutely loved this place, not too crowded. So clean and hardly any litter. Went there in the evening and to see the sun set was magical. Went back several times whilst I was there, so surreal and magical.

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