This beautiful beach is a great spot for surfing, playing host to numerous national championships.
Tynemouth Priory & Castle
With its 2,000-year-old history and stunning sea views, this English Heritage site is the perfect day out. Explore the ruins, enjoy some fish and chips, or - on a sunny day - indulge in a spot of sunbathing.
This giant monument is a memorial to Lord Collingwood, Nelson's second-in-command at Trafalgar.
Housed in the recently renovated Victorian Tynemouth Station, visitors come from far and wide to peruse the market’s 150 stalls.
With its woodland paths, gardens, lake and bowling green, Northumberland Park is the perfect spot to enjoy a sunny day.
The Old Low Light
The Old Low Light sits on the spot where North Shields began many centuries ago. A new Heritage Centre aiming to reveal the North Shields story in a new light. Pop down to the café and treat yourself to some homemade baked delights.
This working quay dates back to the 13th Century. Today it's a great place for some al-fresco food - you can get everything from traditional fish and chips to fine dining.
We’re restoring this historic Tyneside shipyard to its former glory and bringing it back to life as a brand new waterside neighbourhood.