Seahouses Tourist Information

Seahouses Harbour

Seahouses Harbour

A bustling family friendly holiday location at the heart of the Northumberland Heritage Coast, Seahouses is the main point of departure for regular boat trips to the Farne islands, situated a mere 2 to 5 miles off shore. Renowned as one of Britain’s ultimate wildlife experiences, the Farne Islands are cared for by the National Trust, and are home to a range of nesting seabirds from puffins to Terns and Guillemots, as well as one of Europe’s largest colonies of grey seals. The Farnes are a collection of inner and outer islands, with Inner Farne offering a circular boardwalk trail suitable for all. Head to the outer Staple Island for more of a rugged challenge!

Puffin Watching boat trips to the Farne Islands from Seahouses

Puffin Watching boat trips to the Farne Islands from Seahouses

Seahouses town centre has a good choice of family restaurants, inns and cafes, plus essential food shops and services, making a it a great family base from which to tour the heritage coast. The town also features a golf course and some of the finest seafood and fish & chips you’re likely to sample! Watersports and outdoor activities are widely available in the area, with Seahouses accommodation offering easy access on to the North Sea Cycle trail. A choice of horse riding centres are also available around the town. Choose a budget Seahouses caravan park for your holiday on the Northumberland heritage coast or opt for a cosy fisherman’s cottage or a boutique guest house. You’ll find some holiday cottages in the area with unique charm and spectacular views towards Holy Island.

Hire a canoe or kayak and head off around the Farne Islands, hop aboard a choice of boat trips or head north on foot taking in breathtaking sandy beaches en-route to Bamburgh Castle. Whether you’re a family looking for the perfect heritage coast base or a couple on the hunt for an idyllic romantic setting, choose Seahouses accommodation overlooking the Farne Islands. Book online now with Iknow.

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.