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Summer in South Tyneside

Here's some ideas of activities and things to do during the summer holiday.

Looking for fun things to do this summer? Check out below for some ideas and the summer holiday events calendar: 


South Tyneside Family Discovery Trails

South Tyneside is the perfect place to stretch your legs, get some fresh air and enjoy some family time while walking along our beaches and coastline, in our parks and over our hills.

There are seven walks around the area, with activities and sights on each walk to see along the way.

Check out the walks at: South Tyneside Family Discovery Trails


Explore the outdoors

Summer is the perfect opportunity to spend quality time with your family outdoors around some great South Tyneside spots.

Head to The Leas, which has miles of open, grassy space with sea views for miles. Fly a kite, play a game of cricket and have a picnic! There are also a series of coastal paths which twist and turn giving you access to bays, caves, coves and bird watching all the way to Marsden Bay, Souter Lighthouse and beyond.

Why not also take in one of our local parks, local nature reserves or wildlife sites? For views across to Sunderland and beyond head up to Cleadon Hills for a short walk, or why not head to Hebburn Riverside Park for views along the River Tyne. They both also feature in the new Family Discovery Walking Trails mentioned above!


Ocean Beach Pleasure Park

Enjoy the excitement and thrills of a family trip to Ocean Beach Pleasure Park! With over 40 rides and attractions, arcades, game stalls and Laserforce, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Find out more information and check out the opening times at: Ocean Beach Pleasure Park


The Dunes

There's lots for the family to enjoy at The Dunes, including their indoor galleon-themed soft play, ten pin bowling and arcades, plus yummy food and drink at their Brig Bar and Sambucca's.

To avoid disappointment pre-booking is advised. You can book at: Dunes Adventure Island


 

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  • Name
    Summer Park Events - Tree Stump Theatre
    Location
    Grange Park
    Time
    2:00pm to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Come along to Grange Park for free children's entertainment with Tree Stump Theatre as part of our Summer Park Events programme.
  • Name
    Summer Park Events - Mr & Mrs Merlin
    Location
    Grange Park
    Time
    10:30am to 12:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Come along to Grange Park for free children's entertainment with Mr & Mrs Merlin as part of our Summer Park Events programme.
  • Name
    Summer Park Events - Kendrick
    Location
    Grange Park
    Time
    10:30am to 12:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Come along to Grange Park for free children's entertainment with Kendrick as part of our Summer Park Events programme.
  • Name
    Summer Park Events - Bear Park & Esh
    Location
    Grange Park
    Time
    2:00pm to 4:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Description
    Come along to Grange Park for free entertainment with Bear Park & Esh as part of our Summer Park Events programme.

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