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South Shields Beach

(Herd Sand Beach)

Tyne and Wear, England


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Located south of the River Tyne's south pier, Sandhaven boasts more than half a mile of golden sands.

A popular destination for families, Sandhaven is within easy walking distance of the town centre and the award winning sea front parks. Facilities include Ocean Beach Pleasure Park, Dunes Bowling Alley and Smugglers Cove Crazy Golf Course, together with a hugely popular skate park and multi use games area. During the summer months the beach is cleaned on a daily basis and a dog ban is enforced along the whole length of the beach between 8am and 6pm. A lifeguard service is provided by the RNLI from June until early September and a lively programme of events and activities takes place adjacent to the beach during June, July and August. The beach is a designated site of special scientific interest due to the seabird population, in particular the high numbers of wintering sanderlings and purple sandpipers.

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Weather and tides for Thursday 21 June

Today
Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 7mph
Max UV Index
Tonight
Chance of rain 0%
Min temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 16mph

The tide at South Shields Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 5:37 AM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 11:41 AM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

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Location: South Shields

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: NZ379672

Country: England

Local Authority: South Tyneside Borough Council

Nearest postcode: NE33 2LD

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Visitor information for South Shields Beach, Tyne and Wear, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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