IN PICTURES: Here's why Britain loves Bamburgh

Bamburgh has been voted the best coastal spot in Britain by readers of Which? Travel.

By ian smith
Monday, 10th June 2019, 11:50 am
Updated Monday, 10th June 2019, 1:40 pm
Bamburgh Castle looms large over the pretty village below.
Bamburgh Castle looms large over the pretty village below.

The picturesque village, with its beautiful beaches and famous castle, netted an overall score of 89%, with five stars for its beach, scenery, peace and quiet and value for money, receiving four stars for accommodation and attractions.

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Miles of unspoilt sandy beaches make Bamburgh popular with families.Picture by Jane Coltman

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It's not like this every day but when the weather's fine Bamburgh beach can attract hundreds of visitors. Picture by Jane Coltman
A yacht glides by Bamburgh Castle. Picture by Jane Coltman
HRH Prince Charles visited Bamburgh in 2012.
The RNLI Grace Darling Museum pays tribute to the Victorian heroine who was born in Bamburgh.
Bamburgh Castle Golf Club is a fine test of golf and also offers stunning views along the Northumberland coast.
A place of worship was founded on this site of the present church in 635 by Saint Aidan.
Surely one of the most picturesque cricket grounds in the country.
Bamburgh was once the royal capital of the ancient kingdom of Northumbria.