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Tynemouth Short Sands

( King Edwards Bay)

Tyne and Wear, England

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King Edwards Bay is a small sandy beach approximately 200 metres long enclosed by cliffs and steep grass banks and, as such, is an excellent environment for family use.

The beach is at the foot of Tynemouth Priory and Castle, a historic site run by English Heritage.

Bay Cove Sand Rock

Weather and tides for Thursday 18 July

Chance of rain 5%
Min temp. 17°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 7mph
Tomorrow (Friday)
Chance of rain 33%
Max temp. 25°C
(feels like 23°C)
Wind 11mph
Max UV Index

The tide at Tynemouth Short Sands is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 2:30 AM tomorrow, and the next low tide will be at approximately 8:54 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   13.8°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Tynemouth Short Sands

Things to do and see in the area

Tynemouth Priory & Castle (0.1 miles)
Tynemouth Markets (0.4 miles)
Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum (1.1 miles)
South and North Marine Parks (1.3 miles)
Cullercoats Bike & Kayak (1.4 miles)
The Customs House (1.8 miles)
Pirate Escape (1.9 miles)
Jam Jar Cinema (2 miles)
Thai Orchid Spa and Massage (2 miles)

Places to eat near Tynemouth Short Sands

Low Lights Tavern (450 yards)
Quay Taphouse (130 yards)

All distances are approximate

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Location: Tynemouth

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: NZ372695

Country: England

Local Authority: North Tyneside

Nearest postcode: NE30 4BZ

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

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