| Alnwick,RAF Boulmer and Longhouton quarters
The Boulmer area includes military facilities at the following locations:
and the main married quarter areas are in the village of Longhoughton, approximately 200 married quarters with a mixture of older and newer style houses.
RAF Boulmer is situated on the Northumberland coastline, approximately 30 miles north of Newcastle. It is surrounded by picturesque villages, historic market towns, ancient castles and breathtaking scenery, including many miles of sandy beaches. The nearest town is the historic market town of Alnwick, famous for its Castle and Garden and voted “the best place to live in Britain” 2002. It is a popular tourist spot, particularly in the summer months, holding an annual Fair and Music Festival. It was also the venue for the filming of the first two Harry Potter films. Although set in a quiet rural location, RAF Boulmer is just off the A1 with Berwick-upon-Tweed and Edinburgh to the north and Newcastle, Gateshead and the Metrocentre to the south, you are never short of places to visit or things to do.
The nearest town is the historic market town of Alnwick, famous for its Castle and Garden and voted "the best place to live in Britain" 2002.