The North Tyneside area has so much to offer, from great schools, shops, sea front views and many more.
Tynemouth Long Sands beach is an excellent place to get a taste for watersports, the North Sea may not have the warmest water in the world but rain or shine it’s rare you won’t see a wetsuit or two. Surfing, paddle boarding, kite surfing and more 🏄♀️. All great reasons to live by the sea side, if you’re into watersports there are lots of local groups and places you can join, Boardskillz being one along with many more based in the NE29 area. They do many other outdoor activities too so there’s plenty to choose from.
St. Mary’s lighthouse
St Mary’s lighthouse is accessed by a tidal causeway crossing the short stretch of North Sea that devides it from the mainland. It’s a beautiful spot both from the shore or if you time it right you can take the short walk to the island and you can expect to see beautiful views of the wildlife aswell as a tour of the lighthouse. St Mary’s lighthouse is one of the many reasons people visit or move to the North Tyneside area. Along with Cullercoats Bay, Collingwood monument, Fiddlers green (on the fish Quay) and many more.
Things to do
Cinema, adventure golf, art galleries, sea life centers and more. There really is something for everyone in North tyneside from family days out or a relaxing day at Links art gallery, a former beach front cafe with superb views.
Moving with the Family and family fun, There’s plenty to see and do, starting with Tynemouth aquarium and just down the road is Lost world adventure Golf. “More more more”…… OK so there’s so much more but let’s start with the classic Crab and compass trails there’s a local company which will supply you all the details you need to do it yourself or as part of a group, there is coastal walks to be had which are never too far from an ice cream stand. Heads up to the parents among you, if they’re eating they aren’t concerned about how long you walk for. For the evening The Play House whitley Bay is a great way to fund local talent, if that’s not your thing there’s also Royal Quays outlet centre next door to Wet n Wild or Shiremoor Adventure playground.
If you’re after a quieter day, Tynemouth priory and castle is just on your doorstep, There’s also the boating lake in Tynemouth Park, Tynemouth Golf club, Stephenson Steam Railway museum in North Shields, an area where George and Robert spent 20 years devoloping ideas, the Links art Gallery Whitley Bay, Tynemouth is also home to one of the end/starts of the coast to coast trail (C2C) and has many other smaller biking trials and many walking trials with sight seeing along the way.
There’s also plenty to do if you’re moving to the area with teenage kids such as Panama Skate park in Whitley Bay, There’s a Odeon Cinema at Silverlink, Gutterball Alley and Jump 360. So there’s no reason to hear the famous words, “but I’m bored”.
For the younger kids there’s Kids King Dome at Royal Quays, Jungle Wipeout at Tynemouth Park, Kiki’s Kabin at North Shields.
For more information on how Turtons can help with your move visit our Removals North Tyneside page.