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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

Coastal car parks in South Tyneside have now reopened. Please use PayByPhone where possible. More about visiting the car parks.

Public toilets

Council operated toilets have now reopened. They are open daily 10am to 5pm, and have new measures in place to reduce the risk of spreading coronavirus. More about public toilets.


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