Sandhaven Beach

Visit Sandhaven Beach

Sandhaven Beach in South Tyneside is an award winning wide golden sandy beach perfect for a day out playing in the sand and or enjoying the seaside amusements.

The northern end of the beach has lots of family entertainment including the Ocean Beach Pleasure Park and the Dunes Adventure Island,.
During the summer holidays there are sandcastle competitions and beach events for all the family. There is deck chair hire available from the Summer Hire Centre under the walkway on the beach.

The south side of the beach becomes more natural with grassy dunes and a rocky outcrop, Trow Point.

There is parking on the seafront along the promenade.

This beach is dog friendly with restrictions from May 1 to September 30

This beach is …

  • A Sandy Beach
  • An Award-Winning Beach

What to see and do

  • Hire A Deck Chair
  • Have Fun At The Amusements

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottage

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

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Getting To Sandhaven Beach

Beach Location

Sea Road, South Shields NE33 2LD


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train

South Shields Metro station

Getting to the beach

Map of Sandhaven Beach

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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

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