Scale the North Sea on a surfboard, kayak past castles along our coastline, windsurf on the largest, man-made lake in the UK and canoe along rivers that wind through our market towns. The water sports opportunities in Northumberland are endless, and will add a little extra excitement to your trip.
Northumberland is the place to come to if you like your watersports wet and wild.
It is great canoeing and kayaking territory and our long stretches of sandy beaches
make us a popular destination for kitesurfing and adventure sports
Alternatively, head out to the Farne Islands
and dive in the company of grey seals.
Go inland and experience Kielder Water and Forest Park
, which is Northern Europe's largest man-made lake, offering fantastic sailing and even waterskiing.
Queen Elizabeth II Country Park, near Ashington
, is also a great spot for windsurfers.
The Coquet Shorebase Trust in Amble
provides water based activities for all ages and abilities including windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking, raftbuilding, powerboating as well as a variety of shore based activities such as day skipper.