King Edwards Bay beach, Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear
  • About Us

    King Edwards Bay Beach Info

    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 also known as Tynemouth Short Sands after its longer “Long Sands” neighbour.

    Facilities include car parking, toilets, shops, food outlets, lifeguards and zoned areas for watersports.

    King Edwards Bay Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.

    King Edwards Bay Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

    King Edwards Bay Beach has dog restrictions. Dog restrictions.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 4 beaches around Tynemouth, 13 beaches in Tyne and Wear, or check our list of Tyne and Wear Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality

    King Edwards Bay Beach Bathing 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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  • Weather

    King Edwards Bay Beach 7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain today through Sunday, with temperatures bottoming out at 3°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Breezy throughout the day and light rain overnight.
       24%  72%   20 mph
      8:21 am    4:11 pm
    Wednesday, Jan 17th
     Breezy until afternoon and light rain overnight.
       66%  77%   16 mph
      8:20 am    4:12 pm

    Thursday, Jan 18th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       84%  89%   9 mph
      8:19 am    4:14 pm
    Friday, Jan 19th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       6%  75%   13 mph
      8:18 am    4:16 pm

    Saturday, Jan 20th
     Clear throughout the day.
       27%  8%   12 mph
      8:16 am    4:18 pm
    Sunday, Jan 21st
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon and breezy in the evening.
       51%  37%   12 mph
      8:15 am    4:20 pm

    Monday, Jan 22nd
     Overcast throughout the day.
       35%  95%   13 mph
      8:14 am    4:22 pm
    Tuesday, Jan 23rd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy overnight.
       49%  73%   10 mph
      8:12 am    4:24 pm

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