Cresswell Beach – Mar 2023


Date: Sunday 12 March 2023
Time: 10:00 am
Distance: 9 miles
Difficulty: Moderate (distance)
There is an opportunity to walk half of the walk.  Please contact us.

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Cresswell Beach

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Cresswell beach is part of Druridge Bay, which extends from Cresswell Village, at the South end, all the way up to Amble.  It is the longest stretch of beach in Northumberland.  It is also one of the best.

This walk is an ideal opportunity to get extra tuition on technique and really feel the benefits of Nordic Walking.


Hills: General - AscentKey0-98x27 No hills
Distance: General - DistanceKey2-98x27 Medium distance
Grade: General - GradeKey2-98x27 Moderate (distance)
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This walk is on OS map 325 Morpeth & Blyth.  Click on map image to buy this map.
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The start

The start of the walk is the car park across the road from The Drift Cafe.  We will make our way down to the beach and begin following the sand northwards.


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Druridge Bay Country Park

Half way through the walk we reach Druridge Bay Country Park.  There are toilets and a café here, if anyone needs to use the facilities.  We will take a short break here and look at the lake before returning the way we came along the beach.

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The Drift Café

As is tradition, we end with a trip to a tea shop.  This one is one of our favourites, The Drift Cafe.

If the weather is good you can sit outside on the wooden seating and maybe even see some rare birds.

Hope to see you there,

Julie and Martin


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This shows the start location for this walk.

Nearest postcode: NE61 5EH
OS Grid Reference: NZ 28896 93847
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Toilets: There are public toilets on the green at Cresswell village.
Parking: There is a large free car park opposite the Drift Cafe.