"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

Forecast for Tuesday 18 September

06:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
SE
Pressure 996
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 16%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 993
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 20°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 997
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
WSW
Pressure 1000
Humidity 61%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 73%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
SSW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 74%
UV Index n/a
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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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