"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Tynemouth - Long Sands South Beach

There is a half mile stretch of fine golden sands at Longsands South backed by sand dunes, illustrating all the characteristics of a rural beach in an urban location. Due to its size, Tynemouth Longsands is very popular for those wanting to bathe, surf, play beach sports or simply relax. The beach is a real jewel which is greatly enhanced by the adjacent park, Blue Reef aquarium, toy museum and shops.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Tynemouth

Local authority: North Tyneside Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: NZ370700

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Tynemouth - Long Sands South Beach

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

Tourist Information

Whitley Bay
Tourist Information Centre
Park Road
Tyne and Wear
England
NE26 1EJ

Phone 0191 2008535
Email ticwb@northtyneside.gov.uk
http://newcastlescoast.org.uk/

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Monday 24 April

06:00


Chance of rain 76%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
NW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
NW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 38%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
NNW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 58%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 43%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
WNW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 63%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 62%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
NNW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
NW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 76%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
02:37 BST
(01:37 GMT)
Low Tide
08:53 BST
(07:53 GMT)
High Tide
14:43 BST
(13:43 GMT)
Low Tide
21:16 BST
(20:16 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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A half mile stretch of fine golden sand backed by dunes. It is a rural style beach in a very urban location. Due to its size, the beach is very popular with those wanting to bathe, surf, kayak, canoe, play beach sports or just relax.

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