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

    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 throughout the week, with high temperatures rising to 10°C on Tuesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Windy throughout the day and rain starting in the evening.
     
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       74%  86%   24 mph
      8:26 am    3:38 pm
    Sunday, Dec 16th
     Foggy in the morning.
     
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       90%  80%   8 mph
      8:26 am    3:38 pm

    Monday, Dec 17th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
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       44%  54%   10 mph
      8:27 am    3:38 pm
    Tuesday, Dec 18th
     Windy until evening and light rain starting in the evening.
     
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       81%  99%   25 mph
      8:28 am    3:38 pm

    Wednesday, Dec 19th
     Foggy in the morning.
     
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       91%  61%   14 mph
      8:29 am    3:39 pm
    Thursday, Dec 20th
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
     
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       41%  55%   12 mph
      8:29 am    3:39 pm

    Friday, Dec 21st
     Light rain until afternoon, starting again overnight.
     
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       79%  85%   14 mph
      8:30 am    3:39 pm
    Saturday, Dec 22nd
     Foggy in the morning.
     
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       70%  60%   12 mph
      8:30 am    3:40 pm

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