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Shifting Sands

This is at least a twice yearly walk for me and it is amazing how the sand changes. Well towards... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alan S

Yes, there is a walk from the parking to the beach (cows were docile when we passed them). But the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richard H
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Bamburgh, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is at least a twice yearly walk for me and it is amazing how the sand changes. Well towards the north end of the beach there are two wooden shipwrecks standing at times almost a metre proud of the sand. Yesterday only the stump...More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes, there is a walk from the parking to the beach (cows were docile when we passed them). But the this walk is more than justified by the fantastic beach, with great views of two castles. There are no facilities - part of the attraction...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a little difficult to find the access road to Ross Farm and the parking is very limited. Park where you can and walk about a mile to Ross Beach. It’s the most beautiful beach and the sand dunes are amazing. This could be a...More

Thank brad_holbrook
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This wonderful beach stretches for miles and us clean and safe. You can walk both ways . There is a small car park. Beachside views of Bamburgh Castle

Thank lynnesam
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Shhhh dont tell everyone - this is such a beautiful beach - accessed after about a mile and a bit walk from the farm buildings . Beautiful , unspoiled, untouched - breaking taking in its tranquility - Holy Island to the left - Bamburgh to...More

Thank dpr6
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

A mile walk required to access this stunning 4 mile stretch of stunning golden sands with hardly a soul with you. After complaints from teenage boys, they utterly loved it.

Thank toecap
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Nope not a thing, move along. Quite possibly my favourite beach in all the world. Luckily it's remote, bit of a hike to get there and zero facilities... Bliss :) My biggest fear is that this beach gets more popular and full of people. Do...More

Thank Mak3m
Reviewed July 10, 2018

It is over a mile walk from the parking area. Over fields and sand dunes. But once you get there wow! Very few people go and when we went in early May the tide was out we counted 8 people as far as we could...More

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed July 10, 2018

I only gave this beach a 4 instead of a 5 because of the hike over the sand dunes on what might have been one of the hottest days of the year and it was pretty hard work! So clean, so beautiful, clear skies, no...More

1  Thank Jennifer N
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Checked this beach out on our visit to the castle, this coastline has to be the finest in the UK, helps that the weather was fine and i guess the reason they are so unspoilt is precisely because of the weather.

1  Thank Graeme F
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September 17, 2018|
Response from dpr6 | Reviewed this property |
Hi it’s on an unamed rod near Belford ... but if you try search for Outchester & Ross farm hopefully that will give you a postcode... parking is on grass verge and beach is across a farm track approx a mile walk away but... More
Michelle E
August 1, 2018|
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Response from profjoypc | Reviewed this property |
They are on a lead through the farmland until you get to the dunes.
June 30, 2017|
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Response from nellyboot | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is (sorry for the slow reply).