Visit Frenchmans Bay
Frenchmans Bay is a small bay just south of Sandhaven beach on the South Tyneside Coastal Trail along the cliff top.
The Bay which takes it’s name from a French ship that ran aground here in the 17th century, was known for its smuggling past.
There is no access to the beach and the nearest parking is in Sandhaven nearby.
This beach is …
What to see and do
Discover more in the area
Places to stay
Holiday accommodation near this beach
Have a great day out by the coast
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Getting To Frenchmans Bay
Getting to the beach
Map of Frenchmans Bay
Explore the UK coastline
What’s On along the Coast
Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.
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