"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Marsden Beach

Marsden Beach lies in a bay enclosed by steep cliffs. It is rocky and sandy by parts with a gentle slope. Access to the beach is via steps or a lift.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: South Shields

Local authority: South Tyneside Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: NZ401649

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Things to see and do near Marsden Beach

  • The Leas (1m)
  • Planetarium South Tyneside College (2m)
  • Ocean Beach Pleasure Park (2m)
  • Quasar Elite (2m)
  • The Dunes Adventure Island (2m)
  • Haven Point (2m)
  • South Shields Museum and Art Gallery (3m)
  • Arbeia Roman Fort (3m)
  • Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum (3m)
  • Tynemouth Priory and Castle (3m)
  • Tynemouth Treasure Trail (3m)
  • St Andrew's Parish Church (4m)
  • MFA Bowl North Shields (4m)
  • KiKis Kabin (4m)
  • Wet N Wild (4m)
  • Pots and Pancakes (4m)
  • Override Skate Park (4m)
  • Childhood Memories Toy Museum (4m)
  • Wet 'N Wild (4m)
  • Roker Park (4m)
  • Bedes World (4m)
  • Blue Reef Aquarium (4m)
  • Sunderland Climbing Centre (4m)
  • Wacky Warehouse - Story Book (4m)
  • Fulwell Windmill (4m)
  • National Glass Centre (4m)
  • Sunderland Stadium of Light Tour (4m)
  • Sunderland Aquatic Centre (4m)
  • St Peters' Church (4m)
  • Tynemouth Pool (5m)

Tourist Information

South Shields
Visitor Information Centre
Haven Point
Pier Parade
Tyne and Wear
England
NE33 2JS

Phone 0191 424 7788
Email tourism@southtyneside.gov.uk
http://www.visitsouthtyneside.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Monday 1 May

06:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
E
Pressure 1007
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
E
Pressure 1009
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
E
Pressure 1011
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
E
Pressure 1013
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
E
Pressure 1015
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
E
Pressure 1018
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:40 BST
(00:40 GMT)
High Tide
07:41 BST
(06:41 GMT)
Low Tide
14:08 BST
(13:08 GMT)
High Tide
20:18 BST
(19:18 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 sandy bay sheltered by limestone cliffs and overlooked by the 139ft high Marsden rock which is renowned for it's seabird colonies. Photo shows a pub at the base of cliffs in Marsden Bay, accessed via a lift and with several bars within caves.

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