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. 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

    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 Tuesday, with temperatures peaking at 10°C on Saturday.

    Today's Forecast
     Partly cloudy throughout the day and breezy starting in the evening.
       31%  55%   14 mph
      6:06 am    6:21 pm
    Thursday, Mar 22nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy overnight.
       17%  63%   12 mph
      6:03 am    6:23 pm

    Friday, Mar 23rd
     Breezy in the morning and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       74%  84%   12 mph
      6:01 am    6:25 pm
    Saturday, Mar 24th
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
       19%  63%   5 mph
      5:58 am    6:27 pm

    Sunday, Mar 25th
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
       25%  36%   6 mph
      6:56 am    7:29 pm
    Monday, Mar 26th
     Partly cloudy in the morning.
       14%  25%   9 mph
      6:53 am    7:31 pm

    Tuesday, Mar 27th
     Light rain starting in the evening and windy overnight.
       39%  88%   5 mph
      6:51 am    7:33 pm
    Wednesday, Mar 28th
     Breezy until afternoon and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       47%  56%   6 mph
      6:48 am    7:35 pm

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