Long Sands South (Tynemouth)

Long Sands South (Tynemouth) - Tyne and Wear
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Half a mile of golden sand in an urban setting, Long Sands South offers a range of activities, including surfing and swimming.

Accessible at both ends via an access road and steps from the seafront. A ten minute walk from both Cullercoats metro station to the north and Tynemouth metro station to the south.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs are banned from 1st May to 30th September. Dog bins are provided at the beach.

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  • Kayaking/canoeing
  • Diving & snorkelling
  • Good fishing
  • Swimming/bathing
  • Surfing
  • Wind surfing


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

Nearest town



NE30 4JS

OS grid ref.

NZ 3695 7008


There is parking available for over 150 cars. including disabled spaces. There is a charge for using the car park.

Water quality

Water quality star rating


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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