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Interesting history and a good walk

The footpaths along this coastal walk from Alnmouth or from Foxton Hall are spectacular and afford... read more

Reviewed December 28, 2018
Alnwick, United Kingdom
Gentle walk from Alnmouth once you get up the very steep start!

This point on the coastal footpath was a place we visited on 3 or 4 occasions during our week in... read more

Reviewed March 20, 2017
Martin C
Boston, United Kingdom
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Dec 28, 2018
“Interesting history and a good walk”
Jul 22, 2018
“Nice piece of history on the Northumberland coast ”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Foxton Drive, Alnmouth, Alnwick, England
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Reviewed December 28, 2018

The footpaths along this coastal walk from Alnmouth or from Foxton Hall are spectacular and afford lovely views over the golf courses and out to the sea beyond. It is most interesting to reveal and enjoy aspects of the history of this location en route.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Being a hiker it's always nice to spot little bits of history along your routes and this battery/pill-box adds a little something to this section of the Northumberland Coastal Path for sure. Shame some of the town youths have graffiti'd the inside somewhat, perhaps a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

If you want to go in here a torch is needed. Just a shame Such a poignant piece of our military history is abused by people with leaving rubbish around. It's worth looking in internet for the pictures of the battery when it was used...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed March 20, 2017

This point on the coastal footpath was a place we visited on 3 or 4 occasions during our week in Alnmouth. Forms part of our favourite walk over the golf course and to Lesbury and also a shorter circuit onto the beach

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Martin C
Reviewed April 16, 2016

Since Blyth, and Hartlepool Battery are listed, a short walk along the Northumberland Coastal Path is the Alnmouth Battery. Parking is on the Sea Front, and a short walk along the sea front is this forgotten Alnmouth Battery put here by the Duke of Northumberland...More

Date of experience: November 2015
3  Thank 7JonB7
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