Littlehaven Beach

Visit Littlehaven Beach

Littlehaven Beach in South Shields on the mouth of the River Tyne, looking out over the North Sea.

The Littlehaven beach has a 500 metre promenade and sea defense stretching the length of the beach between the South Groyne and the South Pier of the River Tyne ideal for enjoy a coastal views. Look out for the public art along the promenade ‘the Sail’ on the southern side and ‘the Eye’ near the Little Haven Hotel.

There are a lots of local hotels, B&B’s, cafes, pubs and restaurants close to the beach.

This beach is perfect for water sports and kayaking, canoeing, and boating are popular here.

This beach is dog friendly all year round

This beach is …

  • Great For Watersports
  • Dog Friendly All Year Round

What to see and do

  • Go Kayaking

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottage

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

Header Image by UKBeachDays

Getting To Littlehaven Beach

Beach Location

Harbour Drive, South Shields NE33 1LH


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train

Getting to the beach

Map of Littlehaven Beach

Explore the UK coastline

beautiful beach on South West England coast

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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Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

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