Ross Back Sands (Ross Beach)

Ross Back Sands - Northumberland
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Between Bamburgh to the South and Holy Island to the North, Ross Back Sands is around three miles of unspoiled dunes and beach. A one mile walk from the nearest car parking, explains why so few visitors make it to Ross Beach.

Also known as:

Ross Beach

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Seasonal ban during seabird breeding season (1st May - 30th Jul) Dogs are welcome on the reserve the rest of the year but must be kept on a lead or at heel at all times (even on the beaches) to avoid disturbance to our birds and grazing livestock.

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Nearest town


OS grid ref.

NU 1358 3983

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