"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Roker (Whitburn South) Beach

Roker Beach is a gently sloping sandy resort beach approximately 1.5 kilometres in length which lies immediately north of the pier at the mouth of the River Wear. The beach has a road access ramp to the northern end and is backed by a promenade for the southern half.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Sunderland

Local authority: Sunderland City Council

OS Grid Reference: NZ408591

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Things to see and do near Roker (Whitburn South) Beach

  • Roker Park (0m)
  • St Andrew's Parish Church (0m)
  • National Glass Centre (1m)
  • St Peters' Church (1m)
  • Fulwell Windmill (1m)
  • Sunderland Stadium of Light Tour (1m)
  • Sunderland Aquatic Centre (1m)
  • Laser Quest Sunderland (2m)
  • Sunderland Climbing Centre (2m)
  • Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens (2m)
  • Empire Theatre (2m)
  • Rosebud Ceramics (2m)
  • Sunderland Wall (2m)
  • The Leas (3m)
  • Fuzzy Eds at the Sandcastle (3m)
  • Riverside Bowling (3m)
  • Castledown Fun Factory (4m)
  • Ryhope Engines Museum (4m)
  • North East Aircraft Museum (4m)
  • Wacky Warehouse - Story Book (4m)
  • Planetarium South Tyneside College (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

Forecast for Thursday 13 December

06:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSE
Pressure 1019
Humidity 69%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1020
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1020
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1021
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSE
Pressure 1022
Humidity 77%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSE
Pressure 1023
Humidity 75%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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A wide sandy beach backed by rugged cliffs and rocks to north and south. Roker Park has attractions including display gardens, boating lake, bowling green, model railway and tram lines. Situated within Sunderland, the beach can get busy during peak times and the park has a good programme of events during the summer months.

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