With soaring cliffs, rock formations, endless stretches of golden sandy beaches and beautiful bays, the traditional coastal town of South Shields is a popular choice attracting people far and wide to enjoy the picture perfect views.
Whether planning a family picnic, or a romantic stroll along the promenade, the award winning beaches at South Shields will not disappoint. With 6 miles of glorious coastline, it’s one of the most popular and picturesque seaside resorts in the North East. To fully appreciate the natural beauty of this stunning town, a visit to Souter Lighthouse and The Leas offers the most breath-taking views.
However, it’s not just the beautiful beaches which attract tourists to the area, South Shields also hosts numerous events and family friendly festivals which take place throughout the year. Rich with art you will encounter numerous visually stunning sculptures whilst you explore. You will also discover a number of cultural attractions including art galleries, exhibitions, museums, a theatre and historic buildings and monuments, whilst the UNESCO site Arbeia, South Shields Roman Fort, showcases the wealth of history this stunning town has to offer.
So if you’re ready to start planning, here’s just a few fun activities and experiences to add to your itinerary, the fun starts here…