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King Edwards Bay (Tynemouth)

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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

Sandy

Lifeguard service

Yes

Dogs friendly beach?

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

Tyne and Wear dog friendly beaches »

Activities

  • Diving & snorkelling
  • Good fishing
  • Swimming/bathing
  • Surfing

Facilities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Toilets
  • First aid point
  • Lost child centre
  • Shop

Nearest town

Tynemouth

Postcode

NE30 4BZ

OS grid ref.

NZ 3723 6956

Water quality

Water quality star rating

Awards

Blue Flag AwardMarine Conservation Society RecommendedQuality Coast Award