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Long Sands South Beach (Tynemouth)

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Long Sands South Beach (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

Sandy

Lifeguard service

Yes

Dogs friendly beach?

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

Tyne and Wear dog friendly beaches »

Activities

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

Facilities

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

Nearest town

Tynemouth

Postcode

NE30 4JS

OS grid ref.

NZ 3695 7008

Water quality

Water quality star rating

Awards

Blue Flag AwardMarine Conservation Society RecommendedQuality Coast Award