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Get active

If you're after the more active day trip or holiday then South Tyneside has a whole range of activities to suit the most adventurous spirit!

  • Walk along the promenade and the cliff top paths and take in the amazing views
  • Learn to horse ride at North Lizard Riding School and go out on a trek
  • Spend the morning or afternoon playing football in one of our parks or on the 'Dragon field' across the road from the beach
  • Go for a wall climb at Simonside Wall climbing centre
  • Play basketball, skateboard or rollerblade in our skate park on the seafront
  • Battle it out for the title of champion at Dunes Bowl or let the kids run wild in the indoor soft play at The Dunes
  • Have a swim at Hebburn Central or Haven Point
  • Try your hand at crazy golf at Smugglers Cove or have a round of golf at one of our many golf courses
  • Have a go on the Ninja Fitness Trail at South Shields Seafront - how quick can you make it around the course?
  • Follow one of the trails and walk, run or cycle along the South Tyneside Coastal Trails
  • Ride the waves on a surfboard at Sandhaven Beach, or enjoy canoeing or windsurfing at Littlehaven
  • Have a go on Urban Wave, a fantastic surfing simulator at Ocean Beach Pleasure Park
  • Run the last mile of the Great North Run on the beautiful stretch of grass along the coastline that is The Leas

For more information visit Sport & leisure.