What is Craster Beach?

Craster beach is a beach in a little village of Craster. The beach itself is a small and sandy beach that lies within the harbour that is surrounded by rock and shingle beaches.

What is there to do?

One of the town is known for its harbour that holds a few fishing boats that you often see moored. Also in Summer there are fishing trips that are organised from the harbour. The rocky beaches to either side are known to have seals and bird life.

Secondly as most beaches have are some good coastal walks that you can access. The coastal walk include a walk up to Dunstanburgh Castle that is a 1.3mile walk. Be warned if you wish to do the walk please take into count the countryside code on walking in areas which include livestock. For information on the Dunstanburgh Castle you can use [link] to view our listing on it or you can use this [link] to view it on the English Heritage website.

There is also art galleries that you are able to buy art from. Mick Oxley is the artist and is all self taught and you can find more about him with [link]


There is a parking site that you can find near the tourist office. Also at the tourist office are some toilets.


For more information on the Craster Beach like weather and tides and a map you can view the beach guide website using [link]

For more beach listings on the Eric Knows website you can use the [link]

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