Whitley Bay and Tynemouth - North Tyneside
Tourist Information Centres
North Shields Tourist Information
Whitley Bay and Tynemouth are 8 miles east of the famous city of Newcastle. Also here are Cullercoats, North Shields and Wallsend - at the end of Hadrian's Wall.
What's on Offer
The coastline is outstanding, with around four miles of sandy Blue Flag beaches. They are used daily for anything from walking to filming Hollywood movies.
Places to Visit
Blue Reef Aquarium
Jam Jar Cinema
Royal Quays Outlet Centre offers famous brands at reduced prices, including Gap and Next. There are discounts galore at Boundary Mill too.
There is an excellent choice of restaurants and bistros for eating out, as well as many bars and traditional pubs to end the evening. Enjoy traditional fish and chips, embrace a range of cuisines or eat ‘al fresco’.
Recreation & Sport
A range of water sports
Holiday & Activity Centres
Whitley Bay Holiday Park
Conference & Business Facilities
Village (De Vere), Grand Hotel (Tynemouth) and more offer a range of services for conferencing. Smaller groups / meetings can be accommodated in attractions like Segedunum Roman Fort. Call Tourist Information for details.
An excellent selection of inspected accommodation. Contact one of our Tourist Information Centres.
The A19 runs through the heart of the Borough. The A1 and A69 offer access from the north and west respectively.
The local Metro train system links from Newcastle Central Station to the coast.
North Shields International Ferry Terminal welcomes passengers from Holland courtesy of DFDS Seaways and various cruise operators.
Newcastle International Airport is around 20 miles away (30 minutes in a taxi). Again, the local train system links to the coast.