North Shields and around

Explore what’s happening around our marina

Royal Quays and around
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Walk to Tynemouth and the coast

Take a walk along the river from the marina, past the Fish Quay, Collingwood’s Monument and ending at the magnificent Tyne Piers, and Tynemouth Village. There is lots to see, and refreshments aplenty along the way and the history of our great port unfolds before you.

Visit Fish Quay

Visit Old Low Light

Take a trip to the beach

Both King Edwards Bay and Tynemouth Longsands are Blue Flag award winning beaches offer stunning golden sands along with rocks dunes and cliffs and are ideal for a family day out. Surfing lessons and board hire are available at Longsands. If the weather should turn, Tynemouth Aquarium is only a short walk away.

Newcastle

A day trip to Newcastle (Gan doon the toon)

Newcastle is a vibrant and passionate city with great character. There is some stunning architecture, iconic bridges across the Tyne, museums and galleries, culture and entertainment, eating and drinking, and shopping till you drop. You can sail up river to the City Marina on Newcastle Quayside or take a Metro.

Visit NewcastleGateshead

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Shopping and supplies

For vessels needing provisions, the best options are Tesco on Norham Road (7 mins by car/taxi) or Asda in North Shields Town centre (5 min by car/taxi). There are no supermarkets easily reached in walking distance. The nearest Chandlery is Storrar Marine Store (10 min car/taxi).

Explore the North East

The North East of England has a long and rich heritage and some stunning countryside to seek out and explore. Sites such as Durham Cathedral, and Hadrians Wall, and the Northumberland coastal castles can visited by car or guided taxi tour. Closer to the marina are Segedunum Roman Fort & Tynemouth Priory.

Visit Segedunum Roman Fort

Visit Tynemouth Priory

A little something for everyone