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

    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.

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  • Water Quality

    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.
  • Weather

    7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain tomorrow through Tuesday, with temperatures rising to 13°C on Wednesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Partly cloudy in the morning and breezy starting in the evening.
     
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    Sunday, Nov 19th
     Light rain overnight.
     
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      7:47 am    3:58 pm

    Monday, Nov 20th
     Light rain in the morning.
     
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      7:48 am    3:56 pm
    Tuesday, Nov 21st
     Overcast throughout the day and breezy starting in the evening.
     
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      7:50 am    3:55 pm

    Wednesday, Nov 22nd
     Windy and overcast throughout the day.
     
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      7:52 am    3:53 pm
    Thursday, Nov 23rd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and dangerously windy starting in the afternoon.
     
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      7:54 am    3:52 pm

    Friday, Nov 24th
     Windy throughout the day and mostly cloudy overnight.
     
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      7:56 am    3:51 pm
    Saturday, Nov 25th
     Breezy in the morning and mostly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
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      7:58 am    3:50 pm

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