"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 Saturday 15 December

06:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -3°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
S
Pressure 1017
Humidity 68%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 10mph.
SSE
Pressure 1015
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -5°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
SSE
Pressure 1011
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 44%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -5°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 13mph.
SSE
Pressure 1005
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 96%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like -5°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 14mph.
SSE
Pressure 1000
Humidity 97%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 54%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -4°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 14mph.
SSE
Pressure 995
Humidity 94%
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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