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

    King Edwards Bay Beach Information

    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 and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

    King Edwards Bay Beach has dog restrictions. King Edwards Bay beach has 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

    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.
  • Tides
  • Weather

    7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain today and next Friday, with high temperatures rising to 24°C on Monday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       55%  70%   5 mph
      4:55 am    9:30 pm
    Saturday, Jul 21st
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       5%  79%   3 mph
      4:57 am    9:29 pm

    Sunday, Jul 22nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       5%  64%   9 mph
      4:58 am    9:27 pm
    Monday, Jul 23rd
     Partly cloudy until afternoon.
       14%  25%   9 mph
      5:00 am    9:26 pm

    Tuesday, Jul 24th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
       44%  42%   5 mph
      5:02 am    9:24 pm
    Wednesday, Jul 25th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
       11%  39%   3 mph
      5:03 am    9:23 pm

    Thursday, Jul 26th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       26%  81%   11 mph
      5:05 am    9:21 pm
    Friday, Jul 27th
     Rain in the afternoon.
       32%  54%   4 mph
      5:07 am    9:19 pm

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