A half-moon sandy bay protected by two piers and backed by impressive cliffs. Cullercoats provides a sheltered bathing area, a boat launching point, and is backed by a lifeboat station and marine laboratory.
Quality standards are set by the EU Bathing Water Directive to make sure bathing waters are clean and healthy.
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