"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 Sunday 20 August

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1018
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
WNW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WNW
Pressure 1020
Humidity 55%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
NW
Pressure 1021
Humidity 56%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SSW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 78%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
02:45 BST
(01:45 GMT)
Low Tide
09:15 BST
(08:15 GMT)
High Tide
15:15 BST
(14:15 GMT)
Low Tide
21:39 BST
(20:39 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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