Area Guide

Area Guide

Discover the many places to visit nearby South View House and find fun things to do and great places to eat and drink

Things to do in Alnmouth


The River Aln Boat Club promotes boating in the Alnmouth area, including dinghy and cruiser sailing, fishing and canoeing.


England’s oldest 9 hole links course, with undulating fairways, and hard-to-read greens that threaten to play havoc with your short-game.


The Old School Gallery is a picturesque art gallery and shop, hosting a range of exhibitions and events.


As the name suggests, Alnmouth Community Rowing make rowing along the dramatic Northumbrian coast and the River Aln available to people in the area who want to get involved.

The Ferryman’s Hut

The smallest museum in Northumberland, if not the country.

St Cuthbert’s Cross

Said to be the location where St Cuthbert agreed to become Bishop of Lindisfarne when petitioned by the king.

Alnmouth Beach & Estuary

You will be equally happy if you came to build sandcastles or gallop along the shoreline on horseback.

Northumberland Coast Path

Follow this stunningly beautiful coastline for 100 kilometres (60 Miles) from Cresswell in the south to Berwick-upon-Tweed in the north.

Alnmouth War Memorial

First World War Memorial with Second World War additions including civilian casualties, 1921, designed by Hicks and Charlwood and built by Carse and sons of Amble.

Old Battery

This gun battery was built in 1881. It was built because of the threat of invasion from the French.

Alnmouth Barometer

Alnmouth village was selected in 1860 selected as one of fourteen weather stations, and equipped with a barometer by the Duke of Northumberland.

The Hindmarsh Hall

The Grade 2 listed building is the hub of the village of Alnmouth. It hosts a variety of events, ranging from plays, concerts, coffee mornings, food and Art and Craft fairs.

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Things to do in Northumberland


William Armstrong's Rothbury estate boasts a pioneering 'smart home' and 1000-acres of beautiful woodland.

Farne Islands

The north-eastern cluster of rocky islands is home to thousands of seabirds and Atlantic grey seals.


Explore the wonder of space through an array of telescopes, all guided by expert astronomers.

Alnwick Castle

Extraordinary history and spectacular events are permanent features at the UK's second largest inhabited castle.

Lindisfarne Priory

Situated on the picturesque Holy Island, visit the fallen ruins of this 12th century priory.

Northumberland Zoo

From harvest mice to snow leopards, this non-profit, family-run zoo, boasts 20 acres of land for visitors to explore.

Hadrian's Wall

Uncover the vast history of the Roman guarding wall, spanning 73 miles from coast to coast.

Hareshaw Linn

Take a picturesque walk to this beautiful waterfall, surrounded by rare flora and fauna.

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