A very popular beach with a half mile stretch of golden sand backed by sand dunes. Bus services stop above the bay and the Tyneside rapid transport system "The Metro" has a station at both Tynemouth/Cullercoats.
Blue Flags are awarded in recognition of high environmental and quality standards.
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
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