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a Picturesque Village in the county of Northumberland

Alnmouth, Northumberland
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About Alnmouth

Set where the Aln flows into the North Sea, Alnmouth was the port for Alnwick in the 12th century, it continued as an important grain-shipping port for centuries and for a time was reputedly known as a haven for smugglers. Ships were once built here.

On Christmas Day 1806 a terrible storm broke, crashing seas tumbled through the north-east bank of the river and the Aln changed course, pouring into the sea through the new opening on the north side of Church Hill. The result of this was that the harbour was left on the south side where it gradually silted up. The gale finally destroyed the ruins of a Norman Church which had replaced a church of Anglo-Saxon times, built on Church Hill. The church's position is marked with a wooden cross.

Today, this attractive small town is very much a place for pleasure, it is popular for yachting, and has excellent golden sandy beaches. It also has two golf courses, one being the 4th oldest in the country. Many of the old granary buildings, some which can be found on the banks of the Aln, are now converted to interesting private dwellings. These and other delightful red roofed properties set against the gleaming waters look particularly picturesque.

The town offers visitors a good choice of holiday accommodation, the choice extends from luxury hotels to friendly bed and breakfast. You can seek out interesting restaurants, old inns, and a few shops for souvenirs and gifts.

Alnmouth lies on a coastline famed for its outstanding natural beauty, thus one of its greatest pleasures is found in wandering the coastal paths enjoying uninterrupted sea and coastal views.

For further information, please visit www.alnmouth.org.uk

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Nearby travel help

Alnmouth Station(1.1 miles, 1.8 km)
Acklington Station(6.0 miles, 9.6 km, direction S)
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New Bridge Street(28.5 miles, 45.8 km, direction S)
A1(M) Junction 65(33.3 miles, 53.6 km, direction S)
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