Tyne And Wear Swimming beaches

The beach guide has 6 swimming beaches listed in Tyne And Wear. Check here for all swimming beaches in the UK

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    1. Longsands Beach (Tynemouth)

    Half a mile of golden sand in an urban setting, Long Sands 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…

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    2. Seaburn Beach (Whitburn North)

    This wide, flat, sandy beach, backed by grass, lies just under a mile north of Sunderland City Beach.  The sands here are generally kept clean, although occasionally the sea deposits seaweed here in stormy weather.

    The beach…

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    3. Long Sands North Beach (Tynemouth)

    The northern end of Long Sands beach is a stunning stretch of golden sand, backed by low dunes.  In summer it is one of the most popular spots on the North East coast. People come from far and wide to build sand castles, sunbathe…

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    4. Sandhaven Beach

    Sandhaven is a long sandy beach lined with impressive sand dunes, located in South Shields, just south of the South Pier. The South Tyneside Heritage Trail crosses the beach. Birdwatching, surfing and windsurfing.

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    5. King Edwards Bay (Tynemouth)

    King Edward's Bay in Tynemouth is sandy, pleasant, and even comes with a resident ghost. The small beach is enclosed by grassy banks and cliffs. From the sand, the ruins of

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    6. Grangetown Beach

    Grangetown is a narrow strip of sand and shingle in a rather industrial setting just to the south of Sunderland Docks. The beach is backed by a promenade, suitable for cycling or jogging, some grassland and a railway line. From Grangetown…