"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 Friday 15 December

06:00


Chance of rain 49%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
NW
Pressure 994
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 38%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
NW
Pressure 998
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 40%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
NNW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 35%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
NNW
Pressure 1005
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
NW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 1°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WNW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 79%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
01:11 GMT
Low Tide
07:36 GMT
High Tide
13:41 GMT
Low Tide
19:57 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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