The Beach Guide

Whitley Bay

Whitley Bay - Tyne and Wear

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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.

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

Yes

Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed

Dog restrictions apply. There is a dog exercise area.

Tyne and Wear dog friendly beaches »

Activities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Promenade

    Nearest town

    Tynemouth

    Postcode

    NE26 1QB

    OS grid ref.

    NZ 3552 7281

    Water quality

    Water quality star rating

    Awards

    Blue Flag AwardMarine Conservation Society RecommendedQuality Coast Award

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