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Long Sands Beach

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Address: Tynemouth NE30, England

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This is a beautiful stretch of beach, popular today with surfers making the most of the waves & optimising the fantastic weather, families playing in the sand & flying kites... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
SharonJT67
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Durham, United Kingdom
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Durham, United Kingdom
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483 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful stretch of beach, popular today with surfers making the most of the waves & optimising the fantastic weather, families playing in the sand & flying kites, people walking their dogs, very clean albeit a little rugged in places but a beautiful spot to bring children & enjoy a day at the coast with a picnic or... More 

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Thank SharonJT67
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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390 reviews
153 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 551 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Longsands has parking at either end and a cafe and toilets at each end as well. It's a very busy Beach, especially popular with dog walkers, although they are restricted to half the beach between May and October. There is good sand to walk on, rocks to explore and beautiful views. It's a wonderful beach

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Thank ELIZABETH B
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A great sandy beach, with plenty of room. At low tide, there is a reef that gets exposed at the North end of the beach. It was good fun bolder hopping along it. Keep an eye on the tide coming in though. Apparently there are really good waves for surfing here too. I didn't see any during my 3 day... More 

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Thank Simon H
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have spent a fantastic week in tynemouth and has prompted me to write some reviews for this beautiful town. The beach is beautiful and clean and with a coffee shop either end of the beach it is pretty much perfect. The weather wasn't great but that didn't stop it from being an amazing visit. We can no wait to return.

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Thank mike19702017
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place to go for a walk, or take your dogs. You should try surfing here if you fancy a sport day!

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Thank helene n
Derby, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the beach on a couple of occasions whilst in the area visiting relatives. It is very clean and wide. Like any beach it is an idea to keep a watch of the tidal currents. There is plenty of staff to accommodate children and dogs. there is a ramp down to the beach so some level of wheelchair access would... More 

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Thank 202Mikey
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never get sick of walking along this stretch of beach at any time of the year, such a beautiful coastline. There is a cafe at either end and surf lessons are also available. Great for all ages.

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Thank Claire B
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31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is fantastic. Clean and stretches for miles. You walk your dog or have family fun. There are is parking at the end and above on the main road. Only 3 disabled parking at the entrance. Sea is clean. There is cafe at either end. Small stall selling various items for the beach.

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Thank Dionne T
County Durham, United Kingdom
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185 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful beach for children. We arrived mid-tide, so there was plenty of space and we were lucky with the weather, which of course cannot be guaranteed on the north east coast.

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Thank J_Jarndyce
Bromley, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, what a stunning beach. We were very fortunate to visit here on a beautiful clear day with bright blue skies. The sea was calm and it was a beautiful tranquil day. The sand here is vast, clean and beautiful. My kids had a great time just running around and doing cartwheels. We walked from king Edwards bay up to... More 

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