Keys to the Past

Local History

Alnmouth (Northumberland)

View of Alnmouth village from Church Hill. Photo Northumberland County Council, 1991.
View of Alnmouth village from Church Hill. Photo Northumberland County Council, 1991.

The village of Alnmouth sits amid sand dunes on the edge of the North Sea. As its name suggests, it is at the mouth of the River Aln. Although now a quiet coastal village, in the 18th century it was a busy port, exporting the agricultural wealth of the su

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