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Tynemouth - Cullercoats Beach

Tynemouth, North Tyneside

A half-moon sandy bay protected by two piers. Cullercoats provides a sheltered bathing area and a boat launching point (a fee applies) and is backed by a lighthouse and some impressive cliffs.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

Toilets
Cafes
Shops
Disabled access and deck chair hire
A first aid and lost child service is available with the lifeguards
There is aboat launching point though a fee applies

Activities

Boating
Sailing
Jet-ski'ing and windsurfing

Nature and Wildlife

Explore the surrounding area including the fascinating caves and the working victorian lifeboat house.

Water Quality

Acceptable

Lifeguard

Yes

Cleaning and Litter

Dogs are banned and litter bins are provided.

Awards and Recommendations

Quality Coast Award

Tourist Information

Newcastle upon Tyne TIC. 132 Grainger Street. Tyne & Wear 0191 261 0610

Location

Nearest town: Tynemouth
County: North Tyneside
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0346, -1.42948
Postcode: NE30 4PZ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Access

Just to the north of Tynemouth centre.

Public Transport

Cullercoats has a station on the Tyneside Metro.

Nearest Railway Stations

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

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

Parking

Parking is free.

Nearby Car Parks

Front Street, Cullercoats (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Belle Vue Street, Cullercoats (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Beaconsfield, Tynemouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Blue Reef, Tynemouth (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Marden Park Nature Reserve, Whitley Bay (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Whitley Road, Whitley Bay (Short stay).
About 0.6 miles away
The Crescent, Whitley Bay (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Park View Shopping Centre, Whitley Bay (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Cricket Ground, Whitley Bay (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Sea Banks, Tynemouth (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Tynemouth