Explore the Northumberland Coast by Bus
The Northumberland Coast AONB is a special place and the AONB
Partnership work to ensure that this remains so for future
generations to enjoy.
So leave the car at home and use the bus to explore this
wonderful coastline. To help you do this we have developed a range
of itineraries for you download.
The Northumberland Coast is quite well
served by buses but the more people who use them, the better the
service will get.
Arriva operate the Coast and Castles
Connection service which links Newcastle to Berwick via Morpeth,
Alnwick and the Coast. Arriva also operate services between South
East Northumberland and Amble.
Travelsure and Perrymans buses also
operate services on the Northumberland Coast between
Berwick-upon-Tweed and Alnwick as well as the Holy Island bus
This lealfet provides information about
exploring the Northumberland Coast by Bus. You can download it as a
pdf or order a copy by email.
side 1 as a pdf
side 2 as a pdf
We have developed a number of
itineraries to help you to explore the
Northumberland Coast AONB by bus
A 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
Howick 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?
Rocky 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.
Birds 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
Grace 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.
We have designed a banner which is
free for you to use on your publications and websites to help us to
help your clients discover the Northumberland Coast by Bus.