Whitley Bay Beach, Tyne and Wear


Whitley Bay beach is a long strip of sand with rocks. Large park behind the beach.

Was the East coasts answer to Blackpool due to its close proximate to industrial north In the 1960’s the resort started to struggle when people discovered foreign holidays. Still much a holiday resort that has a night life that attracts hen and stag parties.

Facilities include pay and display parking, toilets, cafes, restaurants and promenade.

Whitley Bay Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Whitley Bay Beach has dog restrictions. Whitley Bay has dog Restrictions although does offer a dog exercise area.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around Whitley Bay, 13 beaches in Tyne and Wear, or check our list of Tyne and Wear Dog Friendly Beaches.

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.

Our weather forecast for Whitley Bay in Tyne and Wear

Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK


Our tide forecast for Whitley Bay Beach in Tyne and Wear.

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