Tynemouth and Whitley BayWhitley Bay Category Outdoor Activities, Nature & Wildlife
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.
Whitley Bay has a superb beach, great accommodation, excellent theatre entertainment and liva fine choice of restaurants.
There is boutique shopping alongside a majestic Benedictine Priory in the village of Tynemouth. The award-winning Longsands beach is nearby where surfing lessons are a big attraction.
North Shields has an array of real ale pubs and popular events like the Victorian Christmas Market and Proper Food and Drink Festival. Visit the Fish Quay to enjoy fresh fish and chips.
Wallsend is the eastern gateway to the World Heritage Site of Hadrian's Wall, and Segedunum - a major visitor attraction can be found here.