"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


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

Tourist Information Centre
City Library & Arts Centre
Tyne and Wear

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

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 20 July


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 70%
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Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 51%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 51%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 59%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
03:45 BST
(02:45 GMT)
High Tide
09:54 BST
(08:54 GMT)
Low Tide
16:26 BST
(15:26 GMT)
High Tide
22:36 BST
(21:36 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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