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

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

Facilities

  • Slipway

Nearest town

Sunderland

Postcode

SR6 9NA

OS grid ref.

NZ 4084 5906

Water quality

Water quality star rating

Awards

Blue Flag Award

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Roker (Whitburn South) Beach Reviews

Hidden Gem

Steve Breeze
Nov 16th 2020

Proper hidden gem of a beach,  great coffee shops, chip shops and the fantastic Roker Pier!

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