"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

King Edwards Bay Beach

King Edwards Bay is a small sandy beach approximately 200 metres long enclosed by cliffs and steep grass banks and, as such, is an excellent environment for family use. The beach is at the foot of Tynemouth Priory and Castle, a historic site run by English Heritage.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Tynemouth

Local authority: North Tyneside Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: NZ373695

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near King Edwards Bay Beach

  • Tynemouth Priory and Castle (0m)
  • Tynemouth Treasure Trail (0m)
  • Blue Reef Aquarium (1m)
  • Arbeia Roman Fort (1m)
  • KiKis Kabin (1m)
  • Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum (1m)
  • Haven Point (1m)
  • The Dunes Adventure Island (1m)
  • Ocean Beach Pleasure Park (1m)
  • Quasar Elite (1m)
  • Childhood Memories Toy Museum (1m)
  • Pots and Pancakes (1m)
  • Tynemouth Pool (2m)
  • South Shields Museum and Art Gallery (2m)
  • Fuzzy Eds at the Magic Lantern (2m)
  • Jacks Den (2m)
  • Whitley Bay Ice Rink (2m)
  • The Splat Centre (2m)
  • Planetarium South Tyneside College (2m)
  • Whitley Bay Playhouse (2m)
  • MFA Bowl North Shields (2m)
  • Wet 'N Wild (2m)
  • Wet N Wild (2m)
  • Murton Equestrian Centre (3m)
  • Waves Leisure Centre (3m)
  • The Whitley Bay Treehouse (3m)
  • Stephenson Railway Museum (3m)
  • Bedes World (3m)
  • Override Skate Park (4m)
  • St Mary's Lighthouse (4m)

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 Monday 22 April

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSE
Pressure 1011
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SE
Pressure 1010
Humidity 63%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
ESE
Pressure 1009
Humidity 61%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
ESE
Pressure 1008
Humidity 69%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SE
Pressure 1007
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SE
Pressure 1007
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Tell us what you think about King Edwards Bay Beach

A 300m stretch of golden sand, backed by steep grass banks and cliffs. It has all the characteristics of a rural beach in a very urban location. Although it is small, the beach is popular with people who want to bathe, surf or simply relax.

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