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Beaches & coast

Coronavirus update

If you are visiting South Tyneside please strictly follow government guidelines on social distancing and stay safe.

Car parks

Car parks in South Tyneside are open. Please use PayByPhone where possible. More about visiting the car parks.

Public toilets

Council operated toilets are open, with measures in place to reduce the risk of spreading coronavirus. More about public toilets.

Lifeguards

Visit the RNLI website for information about lifeguards on Sandhaven Beach, and advice on staying safe at the seaside.