New to Rowing?


A warm welcome awaits new rowers at Alnmouth Community Rowing.

Whether you would like a gentle outing with a group of friendly crewmates or train hard in one of our racing crews you will find that coastal rowing can be a lot of fun.

How can I get involved?

Simply get in touch with our secretary at

You will then receive details of how to attend some induction sessions which are carefully designed for new rowers.  You can try your hand at rowing one of our beautiful skiffs confident in the support of an experienced crew around you and under the watchful eye of a competent cox.

No previous experience or specialist equipment is needed to begin with.

Where is ACR?

ACR is based in the old lifeboat house in Alnmouth Bay at the north end of the dunes car park.

This is the centre of our operations where the boats and equipment are stored. Apart from enjoying the scenic Alnmouth Bay and River Aln we also venture further afield and have enjoyed trips to other Northumberland rivers, the Lake District, Northern Ireland and Scotland.

What will it cost?

To begin with we ask you to pay £10 to become a visitor member.  This covers the cost of two sessions when you will receive some training in rowing and safety. Should you then decide to join ACR that £10 is deducted from the full annual membership fee.