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Attractions

The Word, National Centre for the Written Word

South Tyneside's new state-of-the-art cultural venue is now open!

Jarrow Hall

Take a look at the newly opened Jarrow Hall's Anglo-Saxon Farm, Village and Bede Museum.

South Shields Museum

Delve into South Tyneside's past at this fascinating museum at the heart of South Shields Town Centre.

The Customs House

Enjoy the theatre, cinema, art gallery and much more at one of the leading cultural venues in the North East.

Haven Point

Haven Point is our state of the art leisure facility at South Shields seafront.

South & North Marine Parks

Enjoy some family fun or relaxation in our beautiful seafront parks.

The Dunes

Enjoy fantastic family fun at this entertainment complex at South Shields seafront.

Souter Lighthouse

This famous landmark was the world's first to be built to be powered by electric.

Ocean Beach Pleasure Park

Enjoy the thrills at North East England's only seaside funfair!

Arbeia Roman Fort

Walk in the footsteps of Romans at Arbeia Roman Fort, part of the Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site.

St Paul's Church and Monastic Site

St Paul's Church, once the home of the Venerable Bede, has been a place of Christian prayer and worship for over 1300 years.

Harton Quays Park

Sit back, relax and take in the sights and sounds of the River Tyne at our new riverside park.

South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade

One of the first in the country - they celebrate their 150th anniversary in 2016.

Laserforce at Quasar Amusements

Great combat fun at the heart of South Shields seafront.

Smugglers Cove

Ahoy there mateys! Be yee brave enough to tackle our 12 hole miniature golf course?

Tyne River Cruises

Take in the sights and sounds of the bustling River Tyne on one of the regular cruises during the summer.

Boldon Cineworld

Watch the latest blockbuster movies & even exclusive specialist screenings.

Other attractions

Some other ideas of places to visit throughout South Tyneside!