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A small fishing village on the North Northumberland coast, this pretty place is famed for two things, the ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle situated about a mile walk along the grassy outcrop above the sea,  and the art of transforming the shiny silver herring to the shimmering gold of the Kipper.   Now a popular holiday destination the village thrives on its visitors.  Those who rent one of the pretty ex-fishing cottages, or boutique style conversions, and stay a while,  or those that visit for the day. Either way  – walk to the castle, wonder a while at the stunning views and the beaches of nearby Embleton Bay with a picnic, or lunch at the Jolly Fisherman with its quaint garden fish and chip shack, Robsons for fish to take home, or Shoreline Cafe for a tasty quick bite lunch inside or out on the deck if its fine. Or, take a look at the view through someone elses eyes – visit Mick Oxley’s art gallery, his images are a master class of colour and vision, …