Tynemouth Longsands is the next beach to the north, an expanse of fine sand 1200 yards long, lying between the former Tynemouth outdoor swimming pool and Cullercoats to the north. Pictures and prints of Tynemouth visit our site we have probably the widest selection available on line.
In the late 18th century, sea-bathing became fashionable in Tynemouth from its east-facing beaches. King Edward's Bay and Tynemouth Longsands are very popular with locals and tourists alike. Tynemouth is also a world famous surfing championship venue.
Prior's Haven is a small beach within the mouth of the Tyne, sheltered between the Priory and the Spanish Battery, with the North Pier access on its north side. It was popular with Victorian bathers and is now home to Tynemouth Rowing Club and the local sailing club.
King Edward's Bay is a small beach on the north side of the Priory, sheltered on three sides by cliffs and reached by stairways, or, by the fit and adventurous who understand the weather and tides, over the rocks round the promontories on the north or south sides. Many artist's have painted Kind Edwards Bay Tynemouth Pictures are available from the site
In 2013, Longsands has been voted one of the best beaches in the country by users of the world’s largest travel site Trip Adviser. Trip Advisor users have voted the beach the UK’s fourth favourite beach in its 2013 Travellers’ Choice Beaches Awards, beaten only by Rhosilli Bay in Wales, Woolacombe Beach in North Devon and Porthminster Beach at St Ives Cornwall. The beach was also voted the 12th best in Europe.
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