Sand dunes above Bamburgh Beach, with Bamburgh Castle in the background, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, Europe

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Northumberland Coast

Northumberland's coast, like its wild and remote interior, is sparsely populated. You won't find any hurdy-gurdy seaside resorts, but instead charming, castle-crowned villages strung along miles of wide, sandy beaches that you might just have to yourself.


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