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Low Newton-by-the-Sea in May 2007
Newton-by-the-Sea is located in Northumberland
Location within Northumberland
Population212 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid referenceNU236251
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townALNWICK
Postcode districtNE66
AmbulanceNorth East
UK Parliament
List of places
55°31′08″N 1°37′41″W / 55.519°N 1.628°W / 55.519; -1.628Coordinates: 55°31′08″N 1°37′41″W / 55.519°N 1.628°W / 55.519; -1.628

Newton-by-the-Sea is a civil parish in the county of Northumberland in Northern England. The parish is about 8 miles northwest of Alnwick, and lies on the coast between the larger settlements of Embleton and Seahouses. Newton-by-the-Sea is in the parliamentary constituency of Berwick-upon-Tweed.

There are two distinct settlements in the parish: High Newton-by-the-Sea (which, despite its name, is about half a mile inland) and the coastal Low Newton-by-the-Sea, owned by the National Trust.[2][3] The area is notable for the diversity of birds to be observed.[4] Just to the south is Embleton Bay.

Newton Hall is an 18th-century country house in High Newton-by-the-Sea. It is a grade II listed building[5] and is today used as a hotel and wedding venue.[6] The Ship Inn at Low Newton-by-the-Sea is an 18th-century pub with its own microbrewery. Brewing started in 2008, and over 20 different cask ales are produced.[7][8]


  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 29 June 2015.
  2. ^ National Trust page
  3. ^ Northumberland Coast
  4. ^ "Birdwatching page". Archived from the original on 19 August 2008. Retrieved 24 July 2008.
  5. ^ Historic England. "Newton Hall, High-Newton-by-the-Sea (1041747)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 22 August 2019.
  6. ^
  7. ^ The Ship Inn Brewery.
  8. ^ The Telegraph. Northumberland pub guide: The Ship Inn, Low Newton.

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