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Pre-breakfast swim, anyone?

Intrepid locals gather on the steps of King Edwards Bay each morning around 7.45am for a swim... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nora B
Bradford, United Kingdom
Lovely Bay

This is a little more sheltered than tynemouth longsands. There are a series of benches set on one... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Great Chesterford, United Kingdom
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All reviews fish shack steep climb sheltered from the wind secluded beach few steps cafes and bars gibraltar rock front street lovely cove smaller beach place to eat nice sand rock pools high street on duty clean water well worth a visit
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Intrepid locals gather on the steps of King Edwards Bay each morning around 7.45am for a swim. They are very friendly and from all ages. No one stays in for long when it’s cold but whatever the weather, you come out feeling so alive. I...More

Thank Nora B
Reviewed 13 September 2018

This is a little more sheltered than tynemouth longsands. There are a series of benches set on one flight of steps down, which are not immediately apparent unless you peer over the rail on the pavement. Its rather nice to sit and take in the...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2018

This is a beautiful stretch of Tynemouth coast, just up from Whitley Bay but nowhere near as crowded. Nestling in the shadow of the Priory and Castle it is very sheltered and peaceful. Lots of room to run about for the little ones even on...More

Thank Normski49
Reviewed 3 September 2018

King Edwards is a lovely secluded spot with a small sandy beach and protected making the water calmer than the neighboring Long Sands. The choice is a steep climb or long steps both of which are great for a good workout and well worth a...More

Thank Carl M
Reviewed 1 September 2018

This is a great, secluded little beach, just moments away from the cafes and bars in town. Clean sand, gentle waves (well, when we were there, anyway) and not at all crowded (likewise …). A real bonus for the people of the town, I would...More

Thank PJandSJ
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Now that is a steep climb but, you know, well worth it from the point of view of a good cardio work out. Nice, fairly secluded beach. If you mortgage your house you can enjoy a meal at the trendy fish shack but be sure...More

Thank R N
Reviewed 7 August 2018

What's not to like . Location location location...FABULOUS, Yoga on beach, surfing, all sorts of sport and fun activities.cafe with great food and coffee. Love it here.

Thank Kristine60
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Ok it is just across the street but the sunrise is amazing to watch from here. Not as quiet since the Fish Shack opened, but it that is very popular too. Lifeguards on duty. It is a challenge to get there. There is a path....More

Thank IreneS010
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Wow what a beautiful day and what a wonderful evening in king Edwards bay sand clean water warm shack was busy food was flowing drinks were coming and going everybody was happy what a wonderful day and evening

Thank glenn12013
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Just love this place, especially in the Winter or at sunset. Very popular with locals and tourists from near and far. Steeped in history is Tynemouth - just keep walking around and reading the Blue Plaques!

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Christine E
28 May 2018|
Response from Huurman1968 | Reviewed this property |
It's not fully accesible for disabled but there's a small tarmac road wich goes down to the bay it self from what I remember.
16 March 2017|
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Response from Tracy006 | Reviewed this property |
yes from September to May, you can also go to long sands beach at the far end in summer with your dog, then you can call at The View for drinks or food
Jone M
20 August 2015|
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Response from J F | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, although you'd need a sea fishing licence. A quick google can bring up many angling clubs who share advice on fishing in this area.