Local Attractions

Eating Out in Bamburgh

Mizen Head – (01668 214254)

Modern quality restaurant specialising in fish.

Victoria Hotel (01668 214431) – Brasserie style dining in this small hotel in the heart of the village.

Castle Inn (known locally as The Middle) 01668 214616 – Good family friendly pub serving pub style food

Lord Crewe Hotel – Recently refurbished and under new management – provides good bar snacks as well as lunch, tea and dinner.


Bamburgh Castle Hotel (01665 720283) – Recently refurbished with views over the harbour serving traditional pub food.

Pizza place (cant remember the name)

Old Ship, Seahouses (01665 720200) – Very old traditional fisherman’s pub very popular with locals and visitors alike.

Simple lunches and great beer.

On Wet Days

Bamburgh Castle
Grace Darling Museum, Bamburgh
Barter Books, Alnwick

Around and About

The Ship Inn, Newton by the Sea (01665 576262) – Small very popular pub in the heart of the village green overlooking the sea. They serve food every lunchtime and evening meals at weekends in the summer. Need to book. There is a micro brewery attached to the pub. (They do not take credit/debit cards)

The Joiners Arms Low Newton (01665 576112) – Very popular gastro pub great for families.

Holy Island Barn At Beal – on the road down to the Holy Island causeway (01289 540044)

Restaurant and coffee shop in a converted barn next to the farm with the emphasis on good seasonal local produce.

There is also a visitor centre as well as the stunning views over the causeway.

Embleton The Grays Inn –(01665 578983) – Small lively local pub serving homemade meals

Alnmouth – Hooked (01665 830335) – Fairly new but there have been good reports

Amble The Old Boat House – Very good fish prepared by an award winning chef. Very popular and has received very good reviews.

There are also numerous choices for eating out in Alnwick

Things to do:

Low Newton
Dunstanbrough Casstle
National Trust properties Cragside, Wallington
Farn Island Trips from Seahouses
Lindisfarne (Holy Island)
Howick Hall