3.3 of 5 (82 votes)

Amble to Alnmouth

A moderate walk (coast) starting and finishing in Northumberland, England, about 10.40km (6.46 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 3:00h. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Ascent 33m (108ft)
Descent 29m (95ft)
Max. Elevation 20m (65ft)
Altitude Gain & Loss 62m (203ft)
Amble Marina
Riverside Road, Alnmouth
Distance 10.40km
Duration ~3:00h
Car Free Walks TeamCreated by Timwoods on 05 Feb 2016
A pleasant stroll through the coastal area of Northumberland. The walk is an easy to moderate walk mainly to the walk being around 7.7 miles Plenty of refreshment breaks in Amble, Warkworth and Alnmouth. There are also plenty of sights to see, castles, churches and hermitages too. Buses run between the start and finish points.

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OS Grid NU268046
From the marina, follow the course of the river passing Amble yacht club and some grassland until you reach the road to Warkworth.
OS Grid NU247058
There is a path that is hidden in between the Roxbro and The Sun public house; this takes you down to The Bridge and Keep house.
About 2.41 km (~1.5 miles) from
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Turn right on this road, following it to the beach front. There is a path just at the edge of the golf course before you walk onto the beach.
About 0.42 km (~0.26 miles) from
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Turn left and follow the path along the golf course.
About 0.84 km (~0.52 miles) from
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Turn left here, heading to the A1068, then follow the footpath/cycle path that runs parallel to the road.
About 3.31 km (~2.06 miles) from
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Stay on the path as it turns right, until it reconnects with the A1068.
About 1.50 km (~0.93 miles) from
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Turn right here until the bridge. Cross the river and on the right-hand side of the bridge is a small gate.
About 0.46 km (~0.29 miles) from
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Take the gate and follow the path around the river Aln; you will pass the dunes and head towards the golf course.
About 0.50 km (~0.31 miles) from
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The walk here ends at the junction of Marine Road and Riverside Road.
About 0.59 km (~0.37 miles) from

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