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Ross Back Sands Beach

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Nice Beach

Very good beach but you must be prepared to walk over a mile to reach it. Plenty of wild life... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
john f
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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Unspoilt sands with stunning views

Parking can be some distance from the. Beach but well worth the effort. Provides stunning views of... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
georginams2016
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Fareham, United Kingdom
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“sand dunes” (19 reviews)
“mile walk” (10 reviews)
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Bamburgh, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good beach but you must be prepared to walk over a mile to reach it. Plenty of wild life unfortunately the day we visited there was a dead seal on the beach. We reported it to the NT warden and he promised to bury...More

Thank john f
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Parking can be some distance from the. Beach but well worth the effort. Provides stunning views of the castle, Farne Islands and Holy Island. Spacious sands and sand dunes to explore , supporting diverse native flora

Thank georginams2016
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Visited Ross Back Sands today, on a beautiful June day. This is a truely special place, with 3 miles of wide white sands, no litter or mess of any kind. The place was virtually deserted apart from half a dozen people including two wardens from...More

Thank wivory81
Reviewed 3 June 2017

While walking the path to the beach i passed an old guy with not a stitch on we commented it was getting a little chilly and he went on his way leaving me wondering what just happened. It wasn't a problem for me and my...More

5  Thank Peter L
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The beaches in this part of the world are stunning. Over the Christmas holidays are one of our favourite times to visit, so quiet and clean and beautiful.

Thank KH2691
Reviewed 28 May 2017

You have to walk about 20 minutes to get to the sands from the small parking area where the road ends ... but it is so worth it. The sands are enormous and pristine, and because of the walk you are almost guaranteed to have...More

1  Thank rexbarker
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Great for walks and you can spend loads of time here.the dog loved it and so did mum and dad.was a red hot day.a great day out.

Thank 24ice
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This beach isn't for everyone. There isn't really a car park, you just park on the road as unobtrusively as you can. You have to walk about a mile to the beach. There is no cafe, no shop, no toilet, no lifeguard. Dogs are allowed,...More

2  Thank nellyboot
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Parked car and approx. 1 mile walk through fields and sand dunes to approx. 3 miles of sandy beach. A walk to the north end and watching all the seals. Terns were nesting so part of beach was cordoned off but different cause any problems...More

1  Thank cockneyshaun
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The 3/4 mile hike through the field of cows and dunes was worth it to walk along the beautiful beach.

Thank Geordee
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niao1965
1 July 2017|
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Response from nellyboot | Reviewed this property |
You won't find any official signs to indicate it, but it seems to be generally accepted that the north end of the beach is used by naturists. The first time I visited, I was chatting to one of the wildlife wardens who... More
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artemisia708
11 August 2016|
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Response from Roozin | Reviewed this property |
It's signposted as a footpath near the cottages....a walk across the dunes straight to the beach....about 15 mins walk.
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Paul_Yvonne
8 May 2016|
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Response from Julie E | Reviewed this property |
Head towards Elwick from Budle bay. Take the road right before the village signed posted Ross farm. Follow the road to the end and parkihg is on the verge. It's about a 20 minute walk from there but well signposted and worth... More
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