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!

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 2 beaches at Bamburgh, 24 beaches in Northumberland, or check our list of Northumberland Dog Friendly Beaches.


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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 16℃ to 18.2℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (NNE)
Tuesday, Aug 16
Expect a temp in the range 14.8℃ to 15.3℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (N)
Wednesday, Aug 17
Expect a temp in the range 12.2℃ to 12.6℃ with wind speed 7.2 m/sec (N)
Thursday, Aug 18
Expect a temp in the range 10.8℃ to 12.2℃ with wind speed 2.4 m/sec (SSW)
Friday, Aug 19
Expect a temp in the range 15.1℃ to 16℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (SSE)
Saturday, Aug 20
Expect a temp in the range 10.8℃ to 12.5℃ with wind speed 2.9 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Aug 21
Expect a temp in the range 11.3℃ to 12.7℃ with wind speed 3.6 m/sec (WSW)

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.

Mon 15 Aug
   High Tide at 05:29 (Height 5.20m)
   Low Tide at 11:59 (Height 0.39m)
   High Tide at 18:12 (Height 4.79m)
   Low Tide at 00:03 (Height 0.93m)
Tue 16 Aug
   High Tide at 06:12 (Height 5.07m)
   Low Tide at 12:39 (Height 0.59m)
   High Tide at 18:56 (Height 4.57m)
   Low Tide at 00:41 (Height 1.09m)
Wed 17 Aug
   High Tide at 06:57 (Height 4.84m)
   Low Tide at 13:17 (Height 0.87m)
   High Tide at 19:39 (Height 4.32m)
Thu 18 Aug
   Low Tide at 01:20 (Height 1.29m)
   High Tide at 07:43 (Height 4.55m)
   Low Tide at 13:57 (Height 1.18m)
   High Tide at 20:25 (Height 4.08m)
Fri 19 Aug
   Low Tide at 02:04 (Height 1.52m)
   High Tide at 08:35 (Height 4.22m)
   Low Tide at 14:44 (Height 1.49m)
   High Tide at 21:18 (Height 3.86m)
Sat 20 Aug
   Low Tide at 03:02 (Height 1.73m)
   High Tide at 09:37 (Height 3.90m)
   Low Tide at 15:43 (Height 1.76m)
   High Tide at 22:21 (Height 3.72m)
Sun 21 Aug
   Low Tide at 04:22 (Height 1.87m)
   High Tide at 10:53 (Height 3.70m)
   Low Tide at 17:01 (Height 1.90m)
   High Tide at 23:37 (Height 3.71m)

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