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Seahouses

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Seahouses is a small town on the Northumberland coast.It is both a key tourist attraction and a working fishing port.

Get in

The main access is by road.The A1 trunk road provides the main access either south from Scotland or north from Newcastle-upon-tyne. However to get to Seahouses you need to leave the main A1 and the town itself is accessed through the B1340. There is also access by sea as Seahouses is a working fishing port.

Get around

Seahouses is small enough to walk around. However it is not entirely flat and the road down to the harbour is quite steep.If you need a taxi then Hunters taxis are local, Tel:01665 720 400.

See

The harbour.Usually very colourful, with stalls, boats and plenty of activity.

Seahouses harbour, looking north to Bamburgh castle.

Do

Walk northwards to the sandy beach leading up to Bamburgh Castle[1].

Seahouses to Bamburgh castle - the beaches.

The sandy beach is a very popular walk for families, dogs and everyone. Sometimes you will catch brave people trying to surf but throwing a frisbee is a more popular and safe sport here.


Buy

Smoked salmon and kippers are a popular present to buy when you visit Seahouses. The Swallow fish mongers [2] is a good place to chose the best of the day's catch.

Eat

Seahouses offers plenty of food restaurants and even more food stalls

Sleep

Seahouses is very popular with tourists and many of the houses are second homes.There is a thriving market for self catering in Seahouses [3] and of course there are also hotels [4].


Contact

Official Seahouses web site [5]



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