"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Whitley Bay Beach

The award area of Whitley Bay is located at the southern end of a two mile stretch of golden sand punctuated by several rocky outcrops, making it ideal for young children rockpooling. The beach is bordered on its northern end by a nature reserve and St Mary's island, and offers a visitor centre, as well as being backed by many leisure amenities, including mini golf, a leisure pool, shops and restaurants.

Beach type: Sand/Rock

Nearest town: Tynemouth

Local authority: North Tyneside Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: NZ353726

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Whitley Bay Beach

  • Whitley Bay Playhouse (0m)
  • Waves Leisure Centre (0m)
  • The Whitley Bay Treehouse (1m)
  • Jacks Den (1m)
  • The Splat Centre (1m)
  • Whitley Bay Ice Rink (1m)
  • St Mary's Lighthouse (1m)
  • Fuzzy Eds at the Magic Lantern (2m)
  • Blue Reef Aquarium (2m)
  • Tynemouth Pool (2m)
  • Murton Equestrian Centre (2m)
  • Tynemouth Treasure Trail (3m)
  • Tynemouth Priory and Castle (3m)
  • KiKis Kabin (3m)
  • Childhood Memories Toy Museum (3m)
  • Seaton Delaval Hall (3m)
  • Pots and Pancakes (3m)
  • Stephenson Railway Museum (3m)
  • Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum (3m)
  • Arbeia Roman Fort (3m)
  • Haven Point (4m)
  • South Shields Museum and Art Gallery (4m)
  • The Dunes Adventure Island (4m)
  • Ocean Beach Pleasure Park (4m)
  • Quasar Elite (4m)
  • Wet 'N Wild (4m)
  • MFA Bowl North Shields (4m)
  • Wet N Wild (4m)
  • Planetarium South Tyneside College (5m)
  • Squiggles N Giggles (5m)

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 Wednesday 23 August

06:00


Chance of rain 49%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
SE
Pressure 1012
Humidity 96%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
SE
Pressure 1011
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 47%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SSE
Pressure 1011
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 43%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1010
Humidity 64%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WSW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 77%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
05:01 BST
(04:01 GMT)
Low Tide
11:39 BST
(10:39 GMT)
High Tide
17:32 BST
(16:32 GMT)
Low Tide
23:49 BST
(22:49 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 Whitley Bay Beach

A long strip of sandy beach with a number of rocky outcrops. There is a busy nightlife which is not suitable for a quiet night out.

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