Druridge Bay in Northumberland

Explore Druridge Bay
Infringed with rugged dunes, Druridge Bay has unspoilt coastline stretching as far as the eye can see. The area is a haven for birdwatchers, walkers and anyone wanting to breathe in the natural beauty of Northumberland in a peaceful setting.

Pristine sand and drifting dunes

This magnificent, seven mile sweep of beach runs from bustling Amble to peaceful Cresswell, where the Northumberland Coast Path begins. As well as pristine beaches, there are sand dunes and pools to explore and the 100-acre Ladyburn Lake fringed by woodland and meadows.

Druridge Bay has several nature reserves tucked away behind its wild dunes that are teeming with wildlife. Birdwatchers - grab your binoculars and look out for wintering wildfowl, teal and goldeneye. Other wildlife can be glimpsed here, and you can do some otter spotting as they can often be spied skimming the surface of Ladyburn Lake.

As well as the Country Park, you can head to East Chevington and Cresswell to spot resident and migrating birds including graylag, pink-footed geese, and grasshopper warbler.

Gallop, wheel and surf your way through Druridge Bay, as horse riding, cycling and even watersports can all be enjoyed here. Test yourself and try  windsurfing, canoeing or sailing courses on Ladyburn Lake. 

Get to know the coast

Discover nearby bays, beaches and fishing villages that sit along the coast near Druridge Bay. Explore tranquil sections of coastline, quiet bays, bustling harbours and fantastic seafood restaurants.
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