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Roker (Whitburn South) Beach

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Roker (Whitburn South) Beach - Tyne and Wear

© Steve Fareham and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

Also known as Whitburn South, Roker Beach is the closest northern beach to Sunderland. Wide and sandy, with rocks to the north and south, a boating lake, display gardens and a model railway.

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

Yes

Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs are restricted to certain areas of this beach.

Tyne and Wear dog friendly beaches »

Activities

  • Kayaking/canoeing
  • Jet-skiing
  • Sailing
  • Wind surfing

Facilities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Toilets
  • First aid point
  • Lost child centre
  • Deck chair hire
  • Slipway

Nearest town

Sunderland

Postcode

SR6 9NA

OS grid ref.

NZ 4084 5906

Water quality

Water quality star rating

Awards

Blue Flag AwardQuality Coast Award