Cullercoats Beach (Tyne and Wear)
Cullercoats sits between Tynemouth and Whitley Bay. The Cullercoats beach is a semi-circular sandy beach enclosed by small piers with cliffs and caves. Cullercoats is a popular destination for families and day-trippers.
The name is thought to derive from Dove (or Culver) Cotes.
The south of the bay has a launching area for local fishing boats and leisure craft.
Cullercoats Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Cullercoats Beach.
- Beach Water QualityWater 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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