Tynemouth - Long Sands South Beach

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Firstaid, Shops, Restaurant, Cafe, Pedalo, Disability, Lifeguard, Toilets


Fishing, Surfing, Swimming, Canoeing, Canoeing, Scuba, Snorkelling, Diving

Nature and Wildlife

There is a coastal walk which runs from North Shields to Whitley Bay. Signs inform visitors of the local history and wildlife. There is also a castle on route. Tynemouth has an abundance of rock pools close to the beach area.


Parking Available /

Water Quality


Lifeguard information


Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned daily and there are litter bins.

Dog Information

Dogs are banned from 1st May to 30th September. Dog bins are provided at the beach.

Beach Awards and Information

Blue Flag Beach
Quality Coast Award
Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Whitley Bay Tourist Information Centre Tel: 0191 2008535

How to find Tynemouth - Long Sands South Beach

North Tyneside / Tynemouth

By car from the A19 onto the A1058 at the Silverlink roundabout. North Shields. Follow the A1058 all the way to the beach. Access to the beach is down a ramp at the south end of the beach next to the car park. Disabled access is gained from the south

Bus No. 306 from Newcastle runs to Tynemouth. There is also a rapid transport system (the metro) which runs from Newcastle Airport and Central Station to Tynemouth Station. 5 minutes walk from the beach.

We use a simple colour coded key to display the amount of cottages nearby, the below shows the three different colours and the number range for each one from green through to red.

  • 1-10 1-10
  • 11-99 11-99
  • 100+ 100 +
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