The Beach Guide

Ross Back Sands Beach (Ross Beach)

Ross Back Sands Beach - 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?

Restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

Northumberland dog friendly beaches »

Nearest town


OS grid ref.

NU 1358 3983