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Druridge Bay Country Park, Morpeth

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Nature / Park
Druridge Bay is a living landscape



The park is centred on a lake with surrounding meadows and woods which has been restored from an old opencast coal mine and is maturing into a very pleasant landscape for walks and picnics. In addition, 3 miles of high-quality beach and sand-dunes offer ample space to get away from it all. Facilities include a visitor centre with information, toilets, a cafe and gift shop (open most weekends and school holidays), activities, water sports, bird-watching, walks, orienteering and cycling.

Parking Charges apply throughout site.
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  • One of the most stunning and beautiful beaches in Northumberland. Wide open and fantastic to walk. Excellent car parking and a great centre for Bird Watching. If you are in Northumberland don't miss o...  more »
  • Gorgeous park for walking and playing on the sand dunes and beach but the play park was very small. Loads of free parking and ice cream trucks.  more »
  • Just happen to stumble on this place while I was walking the dogs. And what a little gem of a place this is. Especially on a sunny day. Beautiful walk around the lake with lots of birds and wildlife a...  more »
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  • Great location right next to the long curving clean sandy beach of Druridge Bay. The lake is ideal for sailing, windsurfing and canoeing, especially for those learning the sport. We were there recently to teach a young lad windsurfing. There is a small launching/access fee to use the lake per person or pay for a family which is cheaper. Free parking now means you can enjoy the walks around the lake without charge. Visitor centre and cafe are there too. I'm sure it's a great place for bird and wildlife watching.
  • Great location for the beach. Toilets are in the visitor centre but could be a bit nicer! Nice lake and small park here too. Cafe reasonable prices. Beach clean and quiet even on a sunny day.
  • Excellent walking area and great just to take the kids on a beach many many hours to fill in just around the park itself and on top of that you have the wonderfully beautiful Northumberland coast line to see up close Amble is also just a nice walk along the coast
  • Gorgeous, one of Northumberlands jewels, lakeside walks, golden sandy, free parking (last time we went) reasonable cafe, a fully day out - without needing to spend much
  • Great place for families and there's plenty of dog walkers. It's a lovely walk around the lake and it even offers kayaking too. It's also only a 5 minute walk to the beautiful Northumberland coast. The beach is nice and clean and you can sit back taking in the view enjoying the horses ride up and down also with a vast stretch of sand you'll easily find a spot. Also parking is now FREE!