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South Tyneside Family Discovery Trails

Whether you live in South Tyneside, or are visiting, there is no better 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.

South Tyneside has a wealth of opportunities for walking so put on your walking shoes, pack your picnic and enjoy!

Walk your way to a family ticket for Jarrow Hall

To celebrate the launch of our new Family Discovery Trails, we are offering you a chance to win a FREE family ticket for Jarrow Hall!

Take your phone or camera to take pics of your family on one of the walks and post them to facebook@LoveSTyneside

We'll pick the best family photo and you could win a FREE ticket to Jarrow Hall.


See below for the different walks you can go on.

Each walk has activities to do and sites to see along the way. The walks range from 30 minutes to 2 hours to complete.

  1. Seafront Saunter - Sandhaven and beyond
  2. Riverside Ramble - Hebburn
  3. Whitburn Wander - Whitburn Coastal Park and Souter
  4. Meadow Meander - Temple Park
  5. Jarrow Jaunt - River Don Saltmarsh and St Paul's Church
  6. Colliery Wood Way - Boldon Colliery
  7. Windmill & Water Tower Walk - Cleadon Hills

Download this information as a PDF: South Tyneside Family Discovery Trails3.28MB

Don't forget your phone or camera to take pics of your walk and post them to

Free picnics from KEY2Life

This initiative is run in partnership with KEY Project, supported by South Tyneside Churches. Together they run the KEY2Life food bank, the longest-running foodbank in South Tyneside, which plays a crucial role in supporting some of the most vulnerable within our community. Thank you to Feeding Britain for funding the picnics.

If you are, or know of, a family in South Tyneside that would benefit from a free picnic, contact KEY2Life on 07833 613 393 or get in touch via their KEY2Life Facebook page

For more information about KEY Project visit, Key Project