Map & Location

Acklington Near Amble & Warkworth – Close to Alnwick and the Northumberland Coast

Passionate People, Passionate Places - Video by Visit Northumberland

Visit Northumberland is an excellent site to see whats on and when, if you want to check out activities and guided walks 

Acklington is withing minutes of the A1 and a great base to visit all of the Northumberland Beaches and Castles 

Acklington Village

A little bit about our Northumberland village

Acklington is a small village in Northumberland, England. It is situated to the south-west of Amble, inland from the Northumberland Coast.

Cycle from Acklington and you can pick up  the Castles Cycle Route

It is 3 miles from Warkworth and close to the A1 with access to all the Northumberland Castles

Morwick Farm

Morwick Dairy Ice Cream is a purpose built ice cream parlour developed from a range of traditional farm buildings close to Acklington with a childrens play area and delicious ice cream it is a must visit for all the family

We are lucky enough to have Morwick Dairy Farm just minutes away from Acklingon and close to the the beautiful 
village of Warkworth in Northumberland 

The farm is a working farm, you can often see the cows that supplied the milk for your ice cream. They are famous for their pedigree Ayrshires and Holsteins and have been farming for generations. See their website here 

Northumberland Castles

Northumberland has more castles than any other county in England

Warkworth Castle

Bamburgh Castle

Warkworth Castle is a beautiful ruined medieval building in the village The village and castle occupy a loop of the River Coquet, less than a mile from England’s Northumberland Coast

Bamburgh Castle is a castle on the Northumberland Coast in the village of Bamburgh in Northumberland. It is a Grade I listed building.

Northumberland Beaches

With more than 30 miles of beaches Northumberland coast is simply spectacular. 

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Embleton Bay

Alnmouth Beach

Alnmouth Beach

Embleton is a beautiful village with an amazing beach and golf course. It overlooks the beautiful 14th Century Dunstanburgh Castle which lies between the villages of Craster and Embleton.

       Alnmouth village right on the Northumberland Coast  situated 4 miles               east- south-east of Alnwick

Walks in Northumberland

With more than 30 miles of Northumberland Beaches it is a perfect place to explore all the countryside. Northumberland National Parks have some suggested routes here 

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Sycamore Gap

Embleton to Newton by the Sea

The Sycamore Gap Tree or The Robin Hood Tree as it has become famous for is a sycamore tree standing next to Hadrian’s Wall near Crag Lough in Northumberland

Walk from Newton By the Sea on the beach at Embleton Bay to Dunstanborough Castle 

Cyling in Northumberland

With miles of quiet lanes, bridleways and traffic-free cycle routes for all kinds levels of cyclists

One lovely ride for the whole family as suggested by Cycle Northumberland can be accessed here is the Warkworth to Alnmouth route which easily accessible from Acklington.

The Coast and Castle Cycle route can be accessed here 

Places to eat in Northumberland

We have lots of amazing venues close by that serve lovely food. 

Afternoon Tea

We are lucky enough to have two amazing artisan tea rooms close to us. The Running Fox in Felton and Shilbottle offer an amazing menu. Booking is recommended as they are so busy 

We have some amazing Fish and Chip restaurants local in Amble, one in particular is The Fish Shack on the harbour and if you are planning a day out head up to Seahouses.

Craster Kippers are  world famous, and traditionally cured in the smoke house in the beautiful fishing village Craster.  They have been acclaimed as the best British kipper and we strongly recommend you try them !