"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Newbiggin - South Beach

Newbiggin South Beach is a gently sloping resort beach at the southern end of Newbiggin Bay. It is approx 750 metres in length and is backed by a promenade which runs around the whole length of the bay.

Beach type: Sand/Rock

Nearest town: Ashington

Local authority: Northumberland County Council

OS Grid Reference: NZ312872

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Newbiggin - South Beach

  • Newbiggin Maritime Centre (0m)
  • Banana Beach Indoor Adventure Play (2m)
  • Woodhorn Museum and Gardens (2m)
  • Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Country Park (2m)
  • Earth Balance (3m)
  • Bounce Indoor Play Centre (3m)
  • Wansbeck Riverside Park (3m)
  • Space to Play Bedlington (4m)
  • Ridley Park (4m)
  • Bedlington Country Park (5m)

Tourist Information

Morpeth
Tourist Information Centre
The Chantry
Bridge Street
Northumberland
England
NE61 1PD

Phone 01670 535 200
Email morpeth.tic@northumberland.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 18 August

06:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1001
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WSW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 36%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 61%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 58%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1004
Humidity 78%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
07:05 BST
(06:05 GMT)
High Tide
13:07 BST
(12:07 GMT)
Low Tide
19:42 BST
(18:42 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Tell us what you think about Newbiggin - South Beach

A sandy bay that has been seriously erroded in the past. A new sea defence system has recently been built, along with a promenade behind the beach, to protect it from further erosion. There are rocky outcrops at either end of the beach.

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