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Beaches & coast

Coronavirus update

If you are visiting South Tyneside please strictly follow government guidelines on social distancing and stay safe.

Coastal car parks in South Tyneside will reopen from Monday 18 May. Please use PayByPhone where possible. More about visiting the car parks.

Please be aware that the RNLI has made a decision to pause the roll out of its lifeguard patrols. Patrols were due to start on Sandhaven Beach at the end of May.

With changes in guidance on exercise and travel, please follow the RNLI’s advice on staying safe at the seaside.