South Shields (Sandhaven) Beach
- Beach info
- Beach Map & Location
Firstaid, Restaurant, Campsite, Cafe, Slipway, Pedalo, Disability, Toilets
Fishing, Windsurfing, Surfing, Swimming, Canoeing, Canoeing, Jetskiing, Kites
Nature and Wildlife
Local coastal walks. South tyneside heritage trail. Guided Walks. The beach is good for bird watching; in particular sanderlings which over winter at the beach. Seals and dolphins occasionally sighted.
Paid Parking Zones /
Cleaning and Litter
Cleaned daily from May to September by dedicated Foreshore Cleansing squad. Litter and Dog bins present.
Seasonal dog ban on nothern half of the beach 1st May to 30th September.
Beach Awards and Information
Blue Flag Beach
Quality Coast Award
Marine Conservation Society Recommended
Visitor Centre, Haven Point, Pier Parade, South Shields NE33 2JS Tel 0191 4247788, [email protected], www.visitsouthtyneside.co.uk, open daily 10am - 5pm.
Where is South Shields (Sandhaven) Beach?
South Tyneside / South Shields
A1M and A19 link up to the A194 for an easy route into South Shields
Local rapid transport system Metro with easy links to Newcastle and Sunderland. Links to Newcastle Airport and Central Station. South Shields Ferry provides links to North Shields and International North Sea Ferrys. citysightseeing.co.uk
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.
- 100 +