Tynemouth Longsands

Visit Tynemouth Longsands

Blue Flag Award winning Tynemouth Longsands offers an alternative to the well-known surf destinations of Cornwall and Devon. Tynemouth has attracted professional surfers and fans to the area as host of the British National Surfing Championship.

This beach is dog friendly with restrictions from May 1 to September 30, with designated areas toward the northern end of Tynemouth Longsands, towards Cullercoats.

This beach is …

  • A Blue Flag Beach
  • A Surfing Beach

What to see and do

  • Go Snorkelling

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottage

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

Header Photo by Gabe Fender on Unsplash

Getting To Tynemouth Longsands

Beach Location

Grand Parade, North Shields, Tyne And Wear NE30 4JH


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train

Getting to the beach

Map of Tynemouth Longsands

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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