Beadnell, Northumberland | It sees a handful of tourists in the summer months but during most of the year Beadnell’s beach is unadulterated emptiness. There are more people on the water - windsurfing, canoeing, and surfing - than there are among the dunes.
Howick, Northumberland, England (by Steve Clasper). Howick lies just inland from the North Sea. The original Earl Grey tea was first blended at Howick by a Chinese mandarin and later marketed by Twinings.