Continent
Europe
Country
England (UK)
Next Big City
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Next Town
Beadnell
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Medium wave
Hazards:
Reefs
Quality:
No information
Best Tide:
No information

Varies from flattish at low water between the reefs to an excellent wave (4ft and upwards) spot. There are two reefs. It is possible to sail between the reefs at low water - but at mid-high water they are covered up. On an ebb tide be careful as the reefs become exposed.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Tidal
Hazards:
No information
Beach Users:
July, August

Nice sandy beach, very little debris. Restricted space at high water. Can get very busy in the summer with beach goers, so please take care.

Weather

Spring:
Normal
Summer:
Shorty, Normal
Fall:
Normal
Winter:
Thick

Usual UK weather, ie variable. Wetsuit necessary all year round, 5mm or drysuit in winter, 3mm in height of summer.

Wind

Best Months:
No information
Wind Type:
No information
Best Direction:
N, NE, S
Main Direction:
No information

Very good wind spot. Always seems to pick up the wind more than anywhere else in Northumberland. Best directions are N, NE and S. Does also work in a SSW and just about in a SW but these are both quite gusty. For SE or E, head to the south end of Beadnell (of Links House).



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Medium walk

You have to drive. Take the B1340 or B1341 off the A1, or just follow the signs for Seahouses or Beadnell. There's a car park in Beadnell right on the beach. Best launch spot is a short walk south.

Extra information

Rules
No information

No restrictions - just be careful of bathers and beach goers in the summer.

Nightlife

Couple of nice pubs in Beadnell.