"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


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

Tourist Information Centre
The Chantry
Bridge Street
NE61 1PD

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

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Forecast for Friday 21 September


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 993
Humidity 87%
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Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 995
Humidity 77%
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Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 997
Humidity 64%
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Chance of rain 38%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1001
Humidity 67%
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Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1005
Humidity 75%
UV Index n/a
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1009
Humidity 79%
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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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