Newbiggin-by-the-Sea and the River Wansbeck


Date: 6th January 2019
Time: 10 am
Distance: 8 miles
Difficulty: Moderate (distance but no hills)

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Newbiggin-by-the-Sea and the River Wansbeck

This walk visits Newbiggin-by-the-Sea and the River Wansbeck.  It starts close to the Newbiggin Maritime Centre and then continues down the coast to the mouth of the River Wansbeck.  From here we turn inland and follow the river upstream towards the Wansbeck Country Park before returning to Newbiggin-by-the-Sea.

Places of interest

Newbiggin Maritime Centre

The Maritime Centre houses The Breakwater Cafe, the Seashore Shop, a museum and a function room.  It is completely run by volunteers who take on the various roles in the centre.

The Breakwater Cafe overlooks Newbiggin Bay.  It uses locally sourced ingredients to produce a taste of the seaside.

More about Newbiggin Maritime Centre


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This shows the start location for this walk.
Nearest postcode: NE64 6DB
OS Grid Reference: NZ 31680 87998
Parking: There is plenty of parking at the car park next to Newbiggin Maritime Centre