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Tynemouth - Long Sands North Beach

Tynemouth, North Tyneside

A very popular beach with a long stretch of sand and good waves.

Beach Type



Disabled toilets
Disbled access to the beach
First aid and a lost child centre
There is also deckchair hire


A very popular beach for surfing
With surfboard hire and lessons available

Nature and Wildlife

There is a promenade for short strolls.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

Cleaned daily.


Dog restrictions apply. There is a dog exercise area.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

North Shields Tourist Information Royal Quays Outlet Centre. Coble Dene. North Shields. NE29 6DW. +44 (0) 191 200 5895 (TEL) +44 (0) 191 200 5896 (FAX) [email protected]


Nearest town: Tynemouth
County: North Tyneside
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0303, -1.4272
Postcode: NE30 4NT
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Situated within Tynemouth.

Public Transport

Local bus services visit the beach. 5 mins walk from Tynemouth metro stations.

Nearest Railway Stations

Heworth (Approx. 7 miles away)
Cramlington (Approx. 8 miles away)
Manors (Approx. 8 miles away)
Sunderland (Approx. 9 miles away)
Newcastle (Approx. 9 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Pay and display parking and roadside parking available. with disabled spaces.

Nearby Car Parks

Beaconsfield, Tynemouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Blue Reef, Tynemouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Belle Vue Street, Cullercoats (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Front Street, Cullercoats (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Sea Banks, Tynemouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Marden Park Nature Reserve, Whitley Bay (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Whitley Road, Whitley Bay (Short stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Front Street, Tynemouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Tynemouth Metro, Tynemouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
The Crescent, Whitley Bay (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Tynemouth