Visitor Information Centre

Address: The Word, 45 Market Place, South Shields, NE33 1JF
Telephone number: 0191 424 7788

We're here to help

Our Visitor Information Centre team are here to help make your visit extra special. They know everything there is to know about our local attractions and resort and love to share their knowledge and enthusiasm for the local area.

Contact the Visitor Information Centre for inspiration on:

  • where to stay
  • what to see and do
  • what's on
  • where to eat and drink
  • where to shop
  • how to travel around by road, public transport or on foot

The Visitor Information Centre is also the place to go for souvenirs and gifts, maps and visitor guides and they can even book theatre tickets for local productions and accommodation.

Opening hours

  • Monday to Thursday, 10am to 5pm
  • Friday, 10am to 5pm
  • Saturday & Sunday, 10am to 4pm

Where to find us

The Visitor Information Centre is now located at the Shop @ The Word.