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 centre, boating lake, gardens/park and model railway.
Facilities include parking, toilets, cafe/restaurants, deck chair hire.
Roker Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.
Dogs restricted to areas of the beach.
- 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.
Our weather forecast for Sunderland in Tyne and Wear
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Roker Beach in Tyne and Wear.
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