Explore the Northumberland Coast by Bus

Please see our car-free page for details of bus services in and around the Northumberland Coast AONB.

Great Tickets

The ‘Discover ticket’  - Great for a car-free day £6.20
A dayticket valid on services north of Amble* amazing value for a day out on the coast

The ‘Passport ticket’  - Great for more car-free days or care-free holiday £21.50
A whole week of travel on services north of Amble* offers fantastic value if you’re staying on the Northumberland Coast.

NorthEast Explorer ticket
Valid anywhere in the North East on most services
Adult - £9.30
Concessions - £8.30
Child (13 or under) - £8.30
Family (2 adults & up to 3 children) - £18.60

Arriva Family Day Ticket £13.50 Great value for family day out.

Valid on all Arriva services for two adults and up to three children

Holy Island 477

Berwick-upon-Tweed to Holy Island return

£8.20 (from March 2nd 2014)

*Passport and Discover tickets are valid on all Arriva, Travelsure and Glen Valley Tours services north of Amble. Buy form the driver.

Great Discounts

Present your valid Arriva, Glen Valley or Travelsure bus ticket for great discounts

10% off all shop purchases at Barter Books
20% admission at Bamburgh Castle*
£1 off landing fees on the Farne Islands
10% off any Golden Gate Farne Islands Boat Trips
20% off admission to Alnwick Garden (Valid for 1 day only)
20% off admission to Alnwick Castle (Valid for 1 day only)
20% off entry to Baillifgate Museum in Alnwick*
20% off entry to Warkworth Castle* (Valid for 1 day only)
25% off entry to Berwick Barracks
20% off entry to Dunstanburgh Castle* (Valid for 1 day only)

25% of entry to Lindisfarne Priory with a Perrymans buses 477 ticket

*Not valid with other offers or concessionary rates
Terms and conditions may apply




Dunstanburgh Castle (c) Gavin DuthieA walk to Dunstanburgh Castle

Dunstanburgh Castle is one of the most impressive sights on the English Coast. Enjoy this pleasant walk to the castle and continue on to the Low Newton-by-the-Sea and enjoy a drink and a snack in the pretty village square surrounded by white fisherman’s cottages.

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Near Rumbling Kern (c) Gavin DuthieHowick Circular Walk

A 9.5km or 6 mile circular trail from Craster, taking in Howick Hall, Cullernose Point and the Northumberland Coast Path. Why not extend your walk to take in the gardens and arboretum at Howick Hall?

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Rocky reefs near Howick (c) Gavin DuthieRocky Reefs and Sandy Havens - A walk from Alnmouth to Craster

Discover this beautiful section of the Northumberland Coast Path. From the ancient port of Alnmouth, head north to Boulmer, a former smugglers haven. The rocky shore beyond has hidden sandy havens, ideal for a picnic and a paddle. The route then passes Cullernose Point, a seabird colony in summer, before reaching Craster, home of the famous kipper.

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Knot at Low Newton (c) Gary WoodburnBirds by Bus - Low Newton-by-the-Sea

The area around Newton-by-the Sea offers great birdwatching throughout the year. Breeding seabirds in summer, autumn migrants and wintering waders and wildfowl can all be seen here.

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St Aidans BamburghGrace Darling Experience

Grace Darling was 22 years old when she risked her life in an open boat to help the survivors of the wrecked SSForfarshire. The courage that Grace and her family showed on that day is now legendary.  This itinerary includes a visit to Longstone Lighthouse where the family lived and the fabulous RNLI Museum and St Aidan’s Church in Bamburgh where she is buried.

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