Top 5 reasons to visit Tynemouth, UK


Located just eight miles from Newcastle city centre is the historical coastal village of Tynemouth. Comparable to Whitby, Tynemouth offers Blue Flag beaches, independent stores, and a bar scene to rival the city. With so much on offer in this hidden gem, we’re taking a look at the 5 top reasons to visit this slice of beach paradise.

1. The market in the Metro station

Every Saturday and Sunday in the beautiful Victorian Metro station, you’ll find the bustling weekend market. From local food and drink to vinyl collections and antiques, you’re guaranteed to spend a few hours here just to take everything in, but beware… it’ll be hard to leave empty-handed. Travelling by Metro from the city centre is one of the easiest ways to get into Tynemouth, especially as parking can be very limited on market days.

2. The coast

Tynemouth’s Priory and Castle has a 2000 year history and is the main focal point to the…

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