King Edwards Bay Beach

King Edwards Bay beach, Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear

Place Category: Beaches

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  • 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 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.

  • King Edwards Bay Beach 7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 18°C on Saturday.

    Today's Forecast
     Light rain until afternoon.
     
    10
    -> 
    15
       60%  71%   8 mph
      6:50 am    7:09 pm
    Friday, Sep 22nd
     Light rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
    9
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    14
       40%  61%   9 mph
      6:52 am    7:06 pm

    Saturday, Sep 23rd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    11
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    18
       9%  91%   11 mph
      6:54 am    7:04 pm
    Sunday, Sep 24th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    12
    -> 
    17
       11%  39%   13 mph
      6:56 am    7:01 pm

    Monday, Sep 25th
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
    12
    -> 
    16
       15%  96%   11 mph
      6:58 am    6:59 pm
    Tuesday, Sep 26th
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
    12
    -> 
    17
       15%  65%   10 mph
      6:59 am    6:56 pm

    Wednesday, Sep 27th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    12
    -> 
    16
       24%  72%   10 mph
      7:01 am    6:54 pm
    Thursday, Sep 28th
     Light rain until afternoon, starting again in the evening.
     
    13
    -> 
    17
       43%  98%   14 mph
      7:03 am    6:51 pm

  • King Edwards Bay Beach Tide Times

     

  • 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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