Sandhaven Beach (Tyne and Wear)

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  • Information

    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, restaurant/cafe, slipway, toilets, seasonal lifeguards and pier.

    Sandhaven Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

    Sandhaven Beach has dog restrictions. Sandhaven beach, No dogs between 1st May and 30th September.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around South Shields, 13 beaches in Tyne and Wear, or check our list of Tyne and Wear Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Beach Water Quality
    Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
    • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
    • Good: generally good water quality
    • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
    • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
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  • 7 Day Weather Forecast

    Our weather forecast for South Shields in Tyne and Wear is split into two widgets. The first shows a timeline containing temperature, wind, sunrise/sunset and chance of rain, whilst the second shows the forecast for the week ahead including severe weather alerts when available.



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