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Tynemouth Long Sands South Beach

Tyne and Wear, England

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There is a half mile stretch of fine golden sands at Longsands South backed by sand dunes, illustrating all the characteristics of a rural beach in an urban location.

Due to its size, Tynemouth Longsands is very popular for those wanting to bathe, surf, play beach sports or simply relax. The beach is a real jewel which is greatly enhanced by the adjacent park, Blue Reef aquarium, toy museum and shops.


Weather and tides for Wednesday 21 February

Chance of rain 52%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 20mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 59%
Min temp. 6°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 11mph

The tide at Tynemouth Long Sands South Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 7:57 AM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 1:54 PM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   7.5°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Tynemouth Long Sands South Beach

Things to do and see in the area

Tynemouth Priory & Castle (0.4 miles)
Tynemouth Markets (0.5 miles)
Cullercoats Bike & Kayak (1 miles)
Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum (1.4 miles)
Pirate Escape (1.6 miles)
Jam Jar Cinema (1.6 miles)
Thai Orchid Spa and Massage (1.6 miles)
South and North Marine Parks (1.6 miles)
Left Luggage Room (1.9 miles)

Places to eat near Tynemouth Long Sands South Beach

Low Lights Tavern (450 yards)

All distances are approximate

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Location: Tynemouth

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: NZ369700

Country: England

Local Authority: North Tyneside

Nearest postcode: NE30 4ER

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

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