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Route of the Art Trail

Within approx mile(s).

Newbiggin Art Trail

A mix of community, historical and modern artworks for visitors to find throughout the town.

In August 2007 Sean Henry’s Couple sculpture; a 12.5 metre high artwork (twice the height of a double-decker bus) was sited on a new 200m long breakwater, as part of a £10m coastal protection scheme – making it the UK's first permanent offshore sculpture.

The breakwater scheme is believed to be the first of its kind to be initiated along the Northeast coastline - strengthening the Bay's coastal defences and re-creating the beach, which in its heyday attracted thousands of visitors and day-trippers from across the country and beyond.

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Facilities

  • Car parking available Car parking available
  • Churchyard/burial ground Churchyard/burial ground
  • Coach parking available Coach parking available
  • Dogs / pets allowed Dogs / pets allowed
  • Open all year Open all year
  • Toilet Facilities Toilet facilities
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Points of interest

Outside Coble Cottage
Clubhouse
newbiggin sailing club
View of the 5th green
Newbiggin by the Sea
Newbiggin Sports and Community Centre
Newbiggin Maritime Centre
St Bartholomew's Church
Woodhorn Church

Route profile

NameNewbiggin Art Trail
Length3 mile(s)
Terrain
  • Coastal
Shape
  • Linear
Road
  • Off public roads
  • On public road
Route
  • Walk

Attachments

Newbiggin by the Sea Northumberland