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At the mouth of the Coquet river in mid-Northumberland, on the North Sea coast, lies the town of Amble, nine miles south of Alnwick and a mile southeast of Warkworth. The town was built upon a peninsula, providing extensive views of the surrounding coastline. The name is thought to have derived from Annebelle, an Old English term meaning ĎAnnaís Promontory.í Roman coins and ancient Briton foundations have been found in the area surrounding Amble, suggesting occupation at different times during its history. Following the dissolution of the monasteries, the ownership of Coquet Island, renowned for the quality of its sandstone and a popular retreat for St.Cuthbert, belonged to the Earl of Warwick and later passed to the Widdrington family who in turn, sold it to the Duke of Northumberland. Coquet island today is a popular RSPB reserve used by many native and visiting birds including terns and puffins. The town owed its prosperity and growth to the coalfields from which in the 19th century it used to ship coal to south England and the continent. As the industry declined however, so did the town but it has recently seen new development in the form of an award-winning marina on the site of the former staithes and is once more, a busy harbour town

Attraction

Amble Links Beach
Hauxley Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre

Dentist

Amble Dental Practice
Amble Health Centre Dental Dept

Doctor

Amble Health Centre

Market

Amble Harbour Car Boot
Amble Market

Pub and Bar

Harbour Inn
Schooner Inn
Tavern
The Wellwood

Restaurant

Bengal Spice Tandoori
Oriental Dragon
Schooner Inn
The Wellwood

School

Amble County Middle School
Amble First School
Coquet High School

Solicitor

Row & Scott Solicitors

Taxi

Amble Taxis

East Coastline
G & R Taxis

Shops

Coastal Colour

Activities

Serenity Sea Charters(Fishing)

Places to Stay near Amble

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Sun Hotel (1.41 miles)

Sun Hotel

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Directly opposite the castle, the Sun Hotel portrays all the charm of a seventeenth-century coaching inn. Offering superb accommodation in a secluded position, the hotel has ample car and coach parking ... More

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Warkworth House Hotel (1.53 miles)

Warkworth House Hotel
Warkworth House enjoys a fine position in the town of Warkworth, itself cradled by a loop of the River Coquet. We are open seven days a week all year round for food, drink & accommodation. ... More | visit website
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Fairfield House (1.68 miles)

Fairfield House

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A beautiful Victorian house quietly situated on the edge of the picturesque village of Warkworth. Elegant and high quality accommodation. The bedrooms are tastefully decorated and ... More

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The Trap Inn (2.10 miles)

The Trap Inn
Set in the heart of the beautiful Northumberland countryside, The Trap Inn guarantees you a warm family welcome with unrivalled facilities.

We are a family run business situated 25 miles North of Newcastle and 5 minutes ... More | visit website
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The Beeches (2.79 miles)

The Beeches

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Set just 2 miles from the lovely village of Warkworth's glorious sandy beach, and enjoying direct access to country walks from its enclosed garden, The Beeches is ... More

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Westlea (3.94 miles)

Westlea
A Georgian style home, situated by the waters edge of the beautiful Aln Estuary. Northumberland. ... More
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Nether Grange (3.95 miles)

Nether Grange

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Occupies a wonderful position in this quiet village overlooking the sea.Nether Grange began life as a granary and the Country House accommodation retains much of its old character. It stands ... More

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The Schooner Hotel & restaurant (3.99 miles)

The Schooner Hotel & restaurant

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Less than 100 metres from the beach and golf course, the Schooner is a 17th-century coaching inn, with 2 cosy bars and centrally heated ... More

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Saddle Bed & Breakfast (4.13 miles)

Saddle Bed & Breakfast

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The Saddle Hotel & Grill is a small friendly family run business. Located in the sea side village of Alnmouth, in the heart of the ... More

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Hope and Anchor Hotel (4.13 miles)

Hope and Anchor Hotel
The Hope and Anchor is reputed to be one of the oldest buildings in the popular seaside village of Alnmouth. It offers a comfortable base from which you can enjoy the delights of the heritage ... More | visit website

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