The Beach Guide

Roker (Whitburn South) Beach

Roker (Whitburn South) Beach - Tyne and Wear

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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

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • 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

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