what to see and do

Newbiggin Maritime Centre


Including the Breakwater Café, the Seashore Shop, a three gallery Museum and a large Function Room the Maritime Centre is a must for any visitor to Newbiggin.  

Newbiggin Lifeboat Station & Rocket House


Newbiggin Lifeboat Station is the oldest operational lifeboat boathouse in the United Kingdom dating back to 1851. Today the station operates an Atlantic 85 inshore boat.   

The Couple Statue(s)


Commissioned by Inspire Northumberland, Newbiggin's "Couple", by artist Sean Henry, were the UK's first permanent offshore sculpture. Standing 12.5m high, the Couple were installed in August 2007. 

Newbiggin Promenade & Beach

Newbiggin-by-the-sea beach and promenade

Stretching nearly 2km from one end to the other the promenade provides an easy flat walk around the full length of the beautiful Newbiggin Bay. There are lots of places to sit and rest as well as easy access to the beach. 

Restaurants, Shop's & Cafe's


Newbiggin benefits from a range of small speciality shops and boutiques as well as several licensed restaurants, pubs and cafe's. Like any good seaside town we have fish and chip shops and takeaway's too! 

Further Afield

Northumberland Flag

Conveniently located, Newbiggin is an ideal base from which to tour the whole of Northumberland. Berwick, Lindisfarne, Bambrough Castle, Alnwick, Kielder, Hexham and Hadrians Wall are all less than 60 minutes by car.