Tyne and Wear

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The Tyne and Wear coastline includes the city Sunderland. The Tyne area is split into North Tyneside is a coastal area on the north banks of the River Tyne, and includes the resorts of Whitley Bay, Tynemouth, and North Shields. There are three European Blue Flag beaches for safe family bathing. South Tyneside offers award winning sandy beaches, dramatic cliffs, and an abundance of wildlife, secluded coves, paths, cycling routes, and traditional seaside attractions at the resort of South Shields.

The city of Sunderland and it's boroughs have award-winning beaches at Roker and Seaburn, as well as spectacular coastal paths. The traditional seaside resort of Whitley Bay has a promenade, and sandy beach. Another popular tourist destination is Longsands in Tynemouth, which has a sandy beach suitable for surfing.


Tyne and Wear Map

Counties neighbouring Tyne and Wear

   Tyne and Wear 


Tyne and Wear places

North Shields - South Shields - Sunderland - Tynemouth - Whitburn - Whitley Bay


Blog news

Blog entries

Bexhill Sea Angling Festival
Aug 7, 2013
New website launched
Jul 8, 2013
Top 5 Coastal Breaks
December 12, 2011


Some of our Tyne and Wear favourites from Twitter

The Iconic Sage in Newcastle http://t.co/PQDc2SvJG0

5 Jul 13

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