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Cresswell Beach - Northumberland

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Set on the southern edge of Druridge Bay is Cresswell beach. The sandy beach here is one of the best on the Northumberland coast.

The gently sloping sand is backed by extensive sand dunes and can seem to go on forever at low tide. At this state of tide there are also a few rocky patches are exposed - these offer some great rockpooling.

The beach at Cresswell never really gets busy and is largely unspoilt. Except for the height of the summer there is a fair chance you will only see the occasional dog walker.

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

No

Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed

No dog restrictions.

Northumberland dog friendly beaches »

Activities

  • Good fishing
  • Swimming/bathing
  • Surfing

Facilities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Toilets

Nearest town

Ashington

Postcode

NE61 5LA

OS grid ref.

NZ 2903 9396

Awards

Quality Coast Award