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Tynemouth

Tynemouth is a town and a historic borough in Tyne & Wear, England, at the mouth of the River Tyne, between North Shields (on the Tyne) and Cullercoats (on the coast to the North). It is administered as part of the borough of North Tyneside, but until 1974 was an independent county borough, including North Shields, in its own right. It has a population of 17,056.

Its history dates back to an Iron Age settlement and its strategic position on a headland over-looking the mouth of the Tyne continued to be important through to the Second World War. Its historic buildings, dramatic views and award-winning beaches attract visitors from around the world. The heart of the town, known by residents as "The village", has popular coffee-shops, pubs and restaurants. It is a prosperous area with comparatively expensive housing stock, ranging from Georgian terraces to Victorian ship-owners' houses to 1960s "executive homes". It is represented at Westminster by the Labour MP Alan Campbell

Local authority: Hastings Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: NZ371685

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Things to see and do in and around Tynemouth

  • Tynemouth Priory and Castle
  • Tynemouth Treasure Trail
  • Arbeia Roman Fort
  • Haven Point
  • Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum
  • The Dunes Adventure Island
  • Ocean Beach Pleasure Park
  • Quasar Elite
  • South Shields Museum and Art Gallery
  • KiKis Kabin
  • Childhood Memories Toy Museum
  • Pots and Pancakes
  • Blue Reef Aquarium
  • Planetarium South Tyneside College
  • Tynemouth Pool
  • MFA Bowl North Shields
  • Fuzzy Eds at the Magic Lantern
  • Wet 'N Wild
  • Wet N Wild
  • Whitley Bay Ice Rink
  • The Splat Centre
  • Jacks Den
  • Whitley Bay Playhouse
  • Bedes World
  • Murton Equestrian Centre
  • Stephenson Railway Museum
  • Override Skate Park
  • The Whitley Bay Treehouse
  • Waves Leisure Centre
  • The Leas

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

Forecast for Wednesday 14 November

06:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSE
Pressure 1013
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
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09:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
S
Pressure 1013
Humidity 85%
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12:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
SSW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 82%
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15:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
SSW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 80%
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18:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 1015
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
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21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
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Pressure 1016
Humidity 84%
UV Index n/a
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