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The Word, National Centre for the Written Word

This must see attraction is home to numerous exhibitions, events, great views and more!

South Shields Museum

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

Arbeia, South Shields Roman Fort

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

Jarrow Hall

Discover Jarrow Hall's Anglo-Saxon Farm, Village and Bede Museum.

The Customs House

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

Ocean Beach Pleasure Park

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

Souter Lighthouse

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

The Dunes

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

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.

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.

J Barbour & Sons

South Tyneside is home to one of the most famous brands in the world - J Barbour & Sons.

Harton Quays Park

Relax and take in the sights and sounds of the River Tyne at South Shields' riverside park.

South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade

One of the very first voluntary life brigades in the country was the South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade.

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?

Boldon Cineworld

Watch the latest blockbuster movies & even exclusive specialist screenings.

Other attractions

Some other ideas of places to visit throughout South Tyneside!