Roker beach is also known as Whitburn South beach and is the closest northern beach to Sunderland. A wide sandy beach with all the usual seaside attractions including marine activities Read more [...]
Blue Flag beaches in Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom, the Blue Flag award is a prestigious, international award scheme that aims to provide an assurance to tourists that a beach has met a minimum standard. To collect a Blue Flag any UK and Ireland beach must achieve the highest quality of water, facilities, safety, environmental education and management.
Below we list the current Tyne and Wear beaches holding the Blue Flag award.
Long Sands beach in Tynemouth is a stretch of golden sand suitable for bathing, surfing, kayaking or why not just sit back and relax. As the tide goes out a Read more [...]
Whitley Bay beach is a long strip of sand with rocks. Large park behind the beach. Was the East coasts answer to Blackpool due to its close proximate to industrial Read more [...]
King Edwards Bay beach is a sheltered sandy beach backed by cliffs and grassy spaces ideal for families. The beach sits under Tynemouth Priory and Tynemouth Castle. The beach is Read more [...]
Sandhaven beach is a large sandy beach in South Shields. The beach is located south of the pier and is backed by dunes and some grass areas. Facilities include parking, Read more [...]
Seaburn Beach is also known as Whitburn North beach and is a wide sandy beach within Whitburn bay. Facilities include parking, toilets, promenade, cafe, restaurant, amusements, arcades, deck chair rental.