“The coast-guard, the surf-men down by the deep, steadfastly, bravely, their watch heroic keep, or into the sea-icy cold-they boldly leap.” H. A. Moore.
Learn all about the courage and the calamity of a community’s life by the sea: at the engaging Newbiggin Maritime Centre in Northumberland. Located right at the heart of the small fishing port of the tranquil, coastal Village of Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, this unique attraction offers enjoyment and interactive experiences for young visitors, along with a restored Rocket House. The Centre is a volunteer organisation; run by an extremely friendly and hardworking team, who provide the Breakwater Café, the Seashore Shop, a three gallery Museum and a Large Latimer Function Room. Immerse yourself into the chronicles, society and heritage of this town’s fascinating maritime history. Suitable for all ages, the centre offers an interactive exhibition suitable for families, individuals and history connoisseurs. With the captivating Newbiggin Bay, the views make a gloriously beautiful backdrop for Shaun Henrys off shore sculpture ‘Couple’, which can be fully enjoyed as visitors take a break in the delightful café.
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Newbiggin Maritime Centre, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, UK
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