Itinerary

Bamburgh Lighthouse

For over 80 years the small unmanned lighthouse at Bamburgh has given a guide to shipping in passage along the coast as well as to vessels in the waters around the Farne Islands. Bamburgh Lighthouse was built in 1910 and extensively modernized in 1975.

The dangers of the North East coast have long since been noted, although no warnings or safety precautions were apparently employed until the late 18th century. The turbulence of the waters, however, can be matched by the turbulence of the area’s history.

The Bamburgh area, and Bamburgh Castle, in particular, has played an important role in English history since the occupation of the site by the Romans. Only 20 miles from the border Bamburgh Castle was once captured by the Scots and has also been fought over by the Danes and the Kings of Mercia and Northumbria.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Today
Expect a temp in the range 9.5℃ to 10℃ with wind speed 0.6 m/sec (SSE)
Friday, Sep 30
Expect a temp in the range 8.5℃ to 9.4℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (S)
Saturday, Oct 01
Expect a temp in the range 9.7℃ to 10.8℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Oct 02
Expect a temp in the range 10.6℃ to 10.8℃ with wind speed 6.9 m/sec (WSW)
Monday, Oct 03
Expect a temp in the range 10.6℃ to 11.1℃ with wind speed 5.8 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, Oct 04
Expect a temp in the range 11.6℃ to 11.9℃ with wind speed 4.3 m/sec (S)
Wednesday, Oct 05
Expect a temp in the range 10.5℃ to 11.8℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (WSW)

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

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