Local charity Beach Access North East can provide you with specially adapted wheelchairs and equipment. These allow for easier movement along the sand and for splashing in the sea. They can be picked up from Sandhaven Beach, South Shields.
For more information on this free service, including booking details, please visit Beach Access North East or call 0300 999 4444.
Seals often come ashore to rest, digest their food and regain their strength, particularly after high tides or stormy weather which can leave them exhausted. Please keep your distance and do not approach them. For more information see: British Divers Marine Life Rescue