"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Grangetown Beach

A strip of sand and shingle just to the south of the centre of Sunderland.

Beach type: Sand/Shingle

Nearest town: Sunderland

Local authority: Sunderland City Council

OS Grid Reference: NZ413554

Awards

Green Coast Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Grangetown Beach

  • Fuzzy Eds at the Sandcastle (1m)
  • Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens (1m)
  • Laser Quest Sunderland (1m)
  • Rosebud Ceramics (1m)
  • Empire Theatre (2m)
  • St Peters' Church (2m)
  • National Glass Centre (2m)
  • Sunderland Aquatic Centre (2m)
  • Sunderland Stadium of Light Tour (2m)
  • Ryhope Engines Museum (2m)
  • Fulwell Windmill (2m)
  • Roker Park (2m)
  • St Andrew's Parish Church (2m)
  • Sunderland Climbing Centre (3m)
  • Sunderland Wall (3m)
  • St Mary the Virgin Church (3m)
  • Funshack (3m)
  • Riverside Bowling (4m)
  • Karting North East (4m)
  • Castledown Fun Factory (4m)
  • Down at the Farm (5m)
  • North East Aircraft Museum (5m)

Tourist Information

Sunderland
Tourist Information Centre
City Library & Arts Centre
Tyne and Wear
England
SR1 1RF

Phone 0191 553 2000
Email tourist.info@sunderland.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Wednesday 28 June

06:00


Chance of rain 46%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
ENE
Pressure 1004
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 21%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
NE
Pressure 1003
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 24%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
NE
Pressure 1002
Humidity 78%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
NNE
Pressure 1001
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 61%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
N
Pressure 1000
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 62%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
N
Pressure 998
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:12 BST
(00:12 GMT)
High Tide
07:10 BST
(06:10 GMT)
Low Tide
13:43 BST
(12:43 GMT)
High Tide
19:47 BST
(18:47 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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A strip of sand and shingle just to the south of the centre of Sunderland.

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