"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 and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 24 October

06:00


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
S
Pressure 1012
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 47%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
S
Pressure 1011
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 52%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
WSW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
06:41 BST
(05:41 GMT)
Low Tide
12:52 BST
(11:52 GMT)
High Tide
18:54 BST
(17:54 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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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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