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Sea breezes and views

Recently refurbished Whitley Bay frontage is lovely to have a great walk along. The Links (the... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2019
Fiona S
Harrogate, United Kingdom
Worth a visit

We are not local to this area but we like to visit when we can. We were impressed on our recent... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2018
Anne D
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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The Links, Whitley Bay, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went back to Whitley Bay having not been for probably 18 years. There has clearly been a mahoosive amount of money spent in transforming this place, and to be fair, for the majority it is very clean and tidy. However, I have to agree with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank A M
Reviewed 12 January 2019

Recently refurbished Whitley Bay frontage is lovely to have a great walk along. The Links (the grassy area before the beach) divides the road from the beach and you can walk along nearly the length of the bay. The beach is clean and is well...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Fiona S
Reviewed 26 December 2018

We are not local to this area but we like to visit when we can. We were impressed on our recent visit with the improvements made. They couldn't improve on what was already a lovely beach but the rest now compliments it even more. Every...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anne D
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Maybe I'm biased as I live here but you cant beat this beach, a walk a long it will get you to st Mary's light house, on the way you will pass the rendezvous cafe for a cuppa or a bite to eat, we have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Safari829576
Reviewed 5 November 2018

A great area for a bracing walk even in November and with blue skies and the sun shining it was really pleasant on the beaches and lower promenade out of the breeze. The whole area is clean and clear of litter.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Steve M
Reviewed 2 November 2018

I have to congratulate north Tyneside council for the high quality upgrade to the promenade and links, at last an upgrade to a beautiful coastline

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

As I live in Whitley Bay I have to confess to being a little biased however a massive amount of work has gone into tidying the sea front up and re-inventing The Spanish City however to be fair it's not at all what the original...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach gorgeous friendly people although the old shelters have been removed the new ones offer no protection but if you take some waterproof cover with you to ensure you don't get caught out in inclement weather you can still have some fun with children...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank marilo3636
Reviewed 22 September 2018

The Links is how I remember a lot of seaside towns used to be like in my childhood. A fabulous walk by the sea with lots of grass and the promenade a pleasure to walk along. A bracing walk with fresh fish and chips. What...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank wigglyline
Reviewed 18 September 2018

So many British seaside towns have decayed and make visiting a miserable affair. Not so here. The Links looked spotless and well manicured. The sun helped, but Whitley Bay seems to be on the up at last. And that's worth a cheer.

Date of experience: September 2018
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4 June 2018|
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Response from sheilahowe h | Reviewed this property |
hi the beach is just fine. the weather is not1
22 May 2018|
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't live in Whitley Bay so I'm not sure when the market is on.