There is so much to see and do in South Shields, here are some ideas to get you started!

South Shields has a great offering of cultural, historical and family-friendly activities and the excellent transport links mean that venturing further afield; is a stress-free adventure waiting to happen!


Check out Visit South Tyneside for more ideas of places to visit during your stay!

Some of our favourite ‘Family Friendly’ activities that you will find on the doorstep include:

And of course…THE BEACH!!

Water Sports

Surfing - Sailing - Canoeing

Arbeia Roman Fort

History - Events - Reenactments

Souter Lighthouse

Landmark - Rockpools - Events

South Shields has a generous selection of bars, pubs and nightclubs so you can enjoy a night out without taxi fares when you stay with us! If you are up for a bigger night out, head to Newcastle City Centre on the Metro!

Sandhaven beach has Blue Flag status as well as the Seaside Award from leading environmental charity, Keep Britain Tidy.

Looking for a bite to eat? Ocean Road in South Shields is famous for a great offering of cuisine! There are also lots of great cafe's and restaurants around the town and of course plenty of places for Fish and Chips!

South Tyneside has a large network of cycle routes and picturesque coastal paths.