Whitley Bay Links and Beach

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Whitley Bay Links and Beach

Whitley Bay Links and Beach
4.5
Points of Interest & Landmarks • Beaches
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Amanda233kids
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK28 contributions
Dizzy Heights, Whitley Bay delights
Oct 2021 • Friends
Family and friends have had a great visit,St.Marys island always worth a visit, absolutely terrified going up to the top of lighthouse,Views amazing.Caravan site ideal location for kids and families alike.Joanne and Rachel at Whitley Bay caravan park can advise you about making a memorable visit,both to the Boathouse and Whitley Bay x
Written October 31, 2021
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Neil K
Liverpool, UK609,088 contributions
Nice beach & promenade.
Oct 2021 • Friends
My twin brother Stephen and I decided to jump the tram down from Newcastle Upon Tyne to Whitley Bay and visit the great pubs in this pretty seaside resort and take in the lovely sites ,one of the most popular tourist sites is the promenade and beach .
The promenade is lovely, a wonderful walking area offering great views of the sea and beach plus fantastic views of Spanish City ,there's some really good cafe's, restaurants and bars along the promenade, its most certainly very popular, despite not the best weather when we visited Whitley Bay the beach was busy,some brave souls were even swimming here, all in all its a lovely beach and promenade, most definitely well worth checking out if you're in the area or planning to visit Whitley Bay.
Written October 24, 2021
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GlennA946
Whitehaven, UK157 contributions
A good place to visit on a nice day
Aug 2021
I haven't walked along Whitley Bay Beach and Links for many years, but as part of a visit to St Mary's Island, had a walk along the promenade and was impressed. The Rendezvous Cafe, a local institution going back generations, has been restored, and now incorporates an art gallery. A skatepark is a popular attraction for younger people and the golf links continue to attract people wanting a game of golf. ( The links are owned by the council, so you don't need to be a member to play). Also the toilets, which when I was younger were dirty and vandalised, were immaculate and are free. For those wanting to swim or surf, there is a lifeguard in attendance and flags indicating if it is safe to take part in water sports.

For anyone older, the walk along the promenade is quite easy as it is mostly flat and access to the beach is easier than in Tynemouth. Pay and display car parking is plentiful, there is a regular bus service to Blyth and Newcastle, but people using the Metro will have a one mile walk from the town centre.
Written August 16, 2021
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tushar_pai
Milton Keynes, UK2,707 contributions
Sandy beach and green rocks with rock pools
Jun 2021 • Family
A beautiful promenade, plenty of parking and miles of Sandy beach. When the tide was low, the rocks with the green moss/algae and the myriad rock pools were fascinating.

Toilets at one end near the Spanish City and lots of takeaway options nearby.

We really had a fun half day at the beach before the tide starting coming in. The St Mary’s lighthouse at one end is very picturesque and makes for another visit.
Written July 26, 2021
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Richard N
Cullercoats, UK70 contributions
Favourite ozone hit
Jun 2021 • Friends
Yes reader you need to have ‘Geordie’ blood in your system at various times of our unpredictable NE weather. This is why we are a tough population here in Whitley Bay. Lol. Born and raised here in Whitley Bay and Mum used to collect my sister and I after school and walked us down to Whitley Bay Promenade, where we used to enjoy our tea meal of sandwiches, cake and milk. Mum would treat us both to a ‘99 ice cream (Cadbury Chocolate flake) she would have had to have been served from the little window on the South side of The Roundeview cafe. There has always been an Italian family who owns the lease, over the years. Yes reader life seemed wonderful in the early 1960’s through the memories we hold in our hearts?

Mum and my Sister and I would sit over looking the Whitley Bay Promenade and we would end up on the beach. Mum would have carried down our buckets and plastic spades, so we could build sand castles. 60 years on families do the same enjoyable free entertainment. After our beach activities we would then walk the length of The Promenade, up onto Watts Slope, for a toilet break before heading home. This is why we are fit and healthy, decades on. I regularly walk the length of the coastline, now I live still in the area. When I host dogs, whilst their owners are on holiday, I regularly walk the dog along Whitley Bay Promenade, which too has had a £ million face lift. There are now colour banded walk ways and ones for push bike cyclists. Yes reader you will be very impressed with what NTC have accomplished in the last 10 years. Granted there are areas walking north from The Roundeview Cafe which are in desperate need of upgrading. Finally the 3 mile beach is the place to be on, with a dog, preferably! Do come on your next visit to our splendid bracing NE coastal attraction?👍🇬🇧🐾👍
Written July 24, 2021
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Sandie M
Durham, UK1,343 contributions
Such a vast improvement
Nov 2020 • Couples
Such an improvement to the promenade,they’ve done a great job very pleasant walk along the front and places to sit and enjoy a coffee
Written July 23, 2021
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Lynn mckidd
7 contributions
Go and dip your toes in the north sea best feeling ever
Jul 2021
I spent so much time at the beach I could have stayed there forever an amazing place to be to wash all your troubles away
Written July 21, 2021
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alan h
York, UK19 contributions
Nice place
Jun 2021
Plenty to do.and see will visit again.when we are in the area.well worth a visit friendly people.enjoyed it
Written June 20, 2021
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Allan
Glasgow, UK8 contributions
Whitley Bay
Apr 2021 • Couples
Great, bracing, walking experience along the North Sea coast. Boardwalk, beach and links all beautiful and well maintained. Lots of dogs around who seemed to be really enjoying themselves.
Written May 4, 2021
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James
Heaton, UK3 contributions
Awful
Dec 2020 • Solo
It’s freezing and it is horrible and the beach is disgusting and it’s even worse because no where isn’t open anymore
Written February 5, 2021
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