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.
- 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 Tynemouth in Tyne and Wear
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for King Edwards Bay Beach in Tyne and Wear.
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