Bamburgh Castle Beach

Bamburgh Castle beach is in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the Northumberland Coast. It’s vast, unspoilt shoreline is uncrowded and backed by fabulous sand dunes and the magnificent Bamburgh Castle. It also commands sea views across to Lindisfarne, Holy Island and Farne Islands.

Popular surfing and kitesurfing beach.

Facilities include toilets, parking, cafes, restaurant and of course a big castle!

Dog Friendly Beach?

Bamburgh Castle Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Bamburgh Castle Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 24 beaches in Northumberland, or check our list of Northumberland Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Bamburgh Castle Beach Water Quality

Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
  - Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
  - Good: generally good water quality
  - Sufficient: meets minimum standards
  - Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 8.9℃ to 11.1℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (WNW)
Saturday, Feb 04cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.9℃ to 8.1℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (SW)
Sunday, Feb 05partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.7℃ to 2.9℃ with wind speed 6.8 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Feb 06cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 0.5℃ to 2.9℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (WSW)
Tuesday, Feb 07cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.5℃ to 6.4℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Feb 08partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.8℃ to 4.2℃ with wind speed 1.5 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Feb 09partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.3℃ to 6.2℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (SSW)

Bamburgh weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Bamburgh Castle Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Bamburgh Castle Beach is at North Sunderland (Northumberla 4.66 km (2.89 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Fri 03 Feb
   High Tide at 01:22 (Height 4.08m)
   Low Tide at 07:21 (Height 1.57m)
   High Tide at 13:38 (Height 4.27m)
   Low Tide at 19:50 (Height 1.27m)
Sat 04 Feb
   High Tide at 02:05 (Height 4.24m)
   Low Tide at 07:59 (Height 1.44m)
   High Tide at 14:15 (Height 4.44m)
   Low Tide at 20:27 (Height 1.11m)
Sun 05 Feb
   High Tide at 02:41 (Height 4.36m)
   Low Tide at 08:33 (Height 1.32m)
   High Tide at 14:49 (Height 4.57m)
   Low Tide at 21:01 (Height 0.98m)
Mon 06 Feb
   High Tide at 03:14 (Height 4.45m)
   Low Tide at 09:04 (Height 1.22m)
   High Tide at 15:19 (Height 4.67m)
   Low Tide at 21:34 (Height 0.89m)
Tue 07 Feb
   High Tide at 03:45 (Height 4.50m)
   Low Tide at 09:35 (Height 1.15m)
   High Tide at 15:49 (Height 4.73m)
   Low Tide at 22:05 (Height 0.83m)
Wed 08 Feb
   High Tide at 04:16 (Height 4.51m)
   Low Tide at 10:04 (Height 1.12m)
   High Tide at 16:20 (Height 4.75m)
   Low Tide at 22:36 (Height 0.83m)
Thu 09 Feb
   High Tide at 04:47 (Height 4.47m)
   Low Tide at 10:34 (Height 1.13m)
   High Tide at 16:50 (Height 4.72m)
   Low Tide at 23:08 (Height 0.88m)

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