"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Alnmouth

Alnmouth is a village in Northumberland, England. It is situated just off the main A1068 road (to Ashington), about 4 miles (6 km) south-east of Alnwick.

Located at the mouth of the River Aln, the village was an important trading port, mainly involved in the export of grain and in smuggling. Due to the trade in grain, the village contained a number of granaries. The port declined after the river changed course during a violent storm in 1806. This incident also resulted in the original church on Church Hill being destroyed. The church had already suffered much erosion by the river and was in a state of collapse. After the loss of the grain exports, the old granaries were converted to houses.

Today, Alnmouth is a tourist resort. It is within the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village has the fourth oldest golf course in England. The original course was established in 1869; it is believed that it was designed by Mungo Park who became the club's first professional.

Local authority: Northumberland County Council

OS Grid Reference: NU244105

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Things to see and do in and around Alnmouth

  • House of Hardy Museum and Country Store
  • Alnwick Garden
  • The Alnwick Garden
  • Puffin Cruises
  • Wicked Wizard of Alnwick Treasure Trail
  • Alnwick Castle
  • Hulne Park
  • Morwick Dairy Ice Cream
  • Bondgate Gallery
  • Bailiffgate Museum
  • Bailiffgate Museum
  • Howick Hall Gardens
  • Castle Mania Indoor Adventure Play

Tourist Information

Amble
Tourist Information Centre
Queen Street Car Park
Northumberland
England
NE65 0DQ

Phone 01665 712313
Email amble.tic@northumberland.gov.uk
http://www.ambletouristinformation.co.uk/

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Forecast for Tuesday 20 November

06:00


Chance of rain 15%
Max temp. 7°C
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Wind 7mph, gusting to 9mph.
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Pressure 1023
Humidity 77%
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09:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 8°C
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Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
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Pressure 1023
Humidity 80%
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12:00


Chance of rain 33%
Max temp. 9°C
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Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
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Pressure 1021
Humidity 76%
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15:00


Chance of rain 77%
Max temp. 8°C
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Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
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Pressure 1019
Humidity 76%
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18:00


Chance of rain 24%
Max temp. 8°C
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Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
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Pressure 1018
Humidity 77%
UV Index n/a
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21:00


Chance of rain 55%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
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Pressure 1017
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
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