Marsden is between South Shields and Whitburn with access via a cliff lift. This site is managed by The National Trust and there are offshore stacks with seabird colonies.
Quality standards are set by the Bathing Water Regulations to make sure bathing waters are clean and healthy. Please note: The Coronavirus pandemic impacted EA regulatory bathing water sampling during 2020. As a result, bathing waters in England were not classified for the 2020 bathing season and therefore no official classification was published.
Requirements set out by the Bathing Water Directive.
Complies with the highest standards
Complies with the high standards
Meets the standards
Fails to meet the standards