Situated at the heart of Bamburgh village, The Lord Crewe is an ideal base for those who are visiting the countless attractions that Northumberland has to offer. From dolphin spotting and surfing to brushing up your history, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Take a pick from some of our favourites below and have a holiday to remember.
The only time you want your holiday to end in ruins is at Bamburgh. Visible from almost all of Bamburgh Village and beach, Bamburgh Castle has stood guard above the Northumberland coast for thousands of years. With an extensive and impressive history, searching the Castle’s grounds and rooms is a must when visiting – and dogs are even welcome in some areas. The Castle is open from 10.00am to 5.00pm each day, with last admission at 4.00pm and last entry into their State Rooms at 4.15pm.
A short walk from The Lord Crewe. Voted one of the best beaches in Europe 2021 at the Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice awards, the stunning beach attracts holidaymakers, campers, surfers and day-trippers alike from all over the world. Enjoy countless fun-filled activities, including snorkelling, surfing, fossil hunting and even dolphin and seal spotting! The beach scores an impressive 5.0 on Tripadvisor, with 205 of its 233 reviews ranking Bamburgh as excellent and 26 reviews rating the beach as very good.
Grace Darling Museum
Located at the top of Bamburgh Highstreet, The RNLI Grace Darling Museum commemorates the life of the local hero, Grace Darling, who risked her life to rescue nine survivors from the wrecked SS Forfarshire on 7 September 1838. Get transported back to 1838 with the museum’s audio-visual tools and model of the Longstone Lighthouse, and learn about Grace Darling’s life through her letters and family portraits.
If you enjoy a game of golf, Bamburgh is surrounded by some of the UK’s most scenic and established courses. From Bamburgh Castle Golf Club, which has unmatched views of Lindisfarne, the Farne Islands, the Cheviots and Bamburgh Castle, to the renowned Seahouses Golf Club, Dunstanburgh Golf Club and Alnwick Golf Club, The Lord Crewe has over 10 courses within a short distance.
7-minute car journey from The Lord Crewe. As well as its famous fishing, Seahouses is also known for its history surrounding Grace Darling. It was from Seahouses that Grace and her father set off on their rowing boat to save survivors from the wrecked SS Forfarshire on 7 September 1838. Once you’ve learned about our local legend, you can roam Seahouses’s beach for spectacular views of Bamburgh Castle and Holy Island, or take a hike over the giant sand dunes and enjoy a nice picnic on the beach. If you’re looking to make your stay even more special, taking a boat tour from Seahouses to The Farne Islands is a must. You’ll never be short of fun-filled activities when visiting Seahouses – there’s even two crazy golf courses!
10-minute car journey from The Lord Crewe. Beadnell Village is the perfect destination for those looking for an adventure. From surfing, kitesurfing and windsurfing to sailing, scuba diving and hiking, Beadnell is full of action-packed activities. Beadnell’s renowned harbour lies at the North end of the bay and its beach, which is backed by huge sand dunes, stretches South for miles.
The Holy Island of Lindisfarne
25-minute car journey from The Lord Crewe. Lindisfarne, also known as Holy Island, is a tidal island just off the North East coast. From seal and dolphin spotting on Lindisfarne beach to hiking across the island and exploring Lindisfarne Priory, you’ll never be short of something to do at Holy Island.
Situated in the heart of Bamburgh
The Lord Crewe specialises in luxurious seafood dishes, with a strong focus on high-quality and local produce.
We have seven individually designed, boutique bedrooms. Our newly-refurbished, luxurious rooms provide the perfect setting to rest after exploring the unmatched beauty of the Northumberland coastline.