"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Newbiggin - South Beach

Newbiggin South Beach is a gently sloping resort beach at the southern end of Newbiggin Bay. It is approx 750 metres in length and is backed by a promenade which runs around the whole length of the bay.

Beach type: Sand/Rock

Nearest town: Ashington

Local authority: Northumberland County Council

OS Grid Reference: NZ312872


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Newbiggin - South Beach

  • Newbiggin Maritime Centre (0m)
  • Banana Beach Indoor Adventure Play (2m)
  • Woodhorn Museum and Gardens (2m)
  • Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Country Park (2m)
  • Earth Balance (3m)
  • Bounce Indoor Play Centre (3m)
  • Wansbeck Riverside Park (3m)
  • Space to Play Bedlington (4m)
  • Ridley Park (4m)
  • Bedlington Country Park (5m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
The Chantry
Bridge Street
NE61 1PD

Phone 01670 535 200
Email morpeth.tic@northumberland.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 20 June


Chance of rain 88%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1011
Humidity 89%
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Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1012
Humidity 81%
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Chance of rain 44%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 83%
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Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 80%
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Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 82%
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Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 60%
UV Index n/a
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Low Tide
03:08 BST
(02:08 GMT)
High Tide
09:16 BST
(08:16 GMT)
Low Tide
15:54 BST
(14:54 GMT)
High Tide
22:05 BST
(21:05 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Tell us what you think about Newbiggin - South Beach

A sandy bay that has been seriously erroded in the past. A new sea defence system has recently been built, along with a promenade behind the beach, to protect it from further erosion. There are rocky outcrops at either end of the beach.

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