June 02nd 2020

5 Minutes With: Martin Charlton from The Old Boat House

We are delighted to interview Martin Charlton from The Old Boat House in our luxury magazine, ‘Escape’. Spend 5 minutes with Martin below then make sure you take a trip to The Old Boat House on your next visit to Amble – you won’t be disappointed!

Name: Martin Charlton

Job Title: Chef and Managing Director

Business: The Old Boat House

Describe your business in three words:

Speciality Fish Restaurant.

What does your day job bring?

Dealing with local fishermen and growers, preparing/cooking food and liaising with great staff and customers at The Old Boat House.

Pizza at The Old Boathouse

How do you escape?

Kitesurfing and paddle boarding a one of the many beautiful beaches nearby, cycling throughout the
countryside, or walking our dogs.

Where do you take your visitors?

Dunstanburgh Castle

Dunstanburgh Castle

What’s something special to you?

Parking in the village of Boulmer and heading north along the track until we reach Sugar Sands, which is a beautiful, secluded stretch of beach. Whatever the weather, it’s wonderful.

What does Northumberland mean to you?

Northumberland is not only our home, it’s also where we make a living and enjoy the lush countryside and beaches. It’s a wild and exciting county, full of natural beauty and surprises.

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