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Best beaches in Tyne And Wear

Below are a list of the top 10 beaches in Tyne And Wear as selected by the users of the Beach Guide website.

The current most popular beach in Tyne And Wear is Long Sands North. If you would like to have your say on which are the best beaches in Tyne And Wear just follow the link to the beach and vote by clicking the star ratings at the top right of the page.

  • 1. Long Sands North Beach (Tynemouth)

    Long Sands North Beach (Tynemouth)

    A very popular beach with a long stretch of sand and good waves.

  • 2. Long Sands South Beach (Tynemouth)

    Long Sands South Beach (Tynemouth)

    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…

  • 3. Seaburn Beach (Whitburn North)

    Seaburn Beach (Whitburn North)

    A fairly wide sandy beach with interesting geology at the north shore. There is a promenade behind the beach.

  • 4. King Edwards Bay (Tynemouth)

    King Edwards Bay (Tynemouth)

    King Edward's Bay is a small, sandy beach sheltered by cliffs and grassy banks. Popular with families, the beach is overlooked by the historic Tynemouth Priory and Castle, managed by English Heritage.

  • 5. Whitley Bay

    Whitley Bay

    Whitley Bay is at the southern end of an expanse of golden sand with rocky outcrops that stretches for two miles from St Mary's Island to Cullercoats. Surfing, mini golf, shops, restaurants and a thriving nightlife in the town.

  • 6. Marsden Beach

    Marsden Beach

    A sandy bay sheltered by limestone cliffs and overlooked by the 139ft high Marsden rock which is renowned for it's seabird colonies. Photo shows a pub at the base of cliffs in Marsden Bay, accessed via a lift and with several bars within caves.

  • 7. Roker (Whitburn South) Beach

    Roker (Whitburn South) Beach

    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.