The Beach Guide

King Edwards Bay (Tynemouth)

King Edwards Bay (Tynemouth) - Tyne and Wear

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King Edward's Bay is a small, sandy beach sheltered by cliffs and grassy banks. Popular with families, the beach is overlooked by the historic Tynemouth Priory and Castle, managed by English Heritage.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs are banned from 1st May to 30th September. There are no dog bins at the beach.

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  • Cafe/restaurant
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    • Shop

    Nearest town



    NE30 4BZ

    OS grid ref.

    NZ 3723 6956

    Water quality

    Water quality star rating


    Blue Flag AwardMarine Conservation Society RecommendedQuality Coast Award

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