Sandhaven Beach

Beach in South Shields

Sandhaven, also known as Herd Sand is an  is an awarding winning, blue flag, long sandy beach lined with impressive sand dunes, located in South Shields, England. The beautiful stretch of beach which cleaned and swept every day in the season.

There are RNLI lifeguards at Sandhaven Beach from the end of May to the start of September, and when the conditions are right you could also sign up for a surf lesson.

The further south you travel the rockier the coast and at its far end are the Trow Rocks, a dominant headland reinforced by a Victorian gun position.

The Sandhaven Beach appears in our Complete Guide to Visiting South Shields!

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Visiting Sandhaven Beach


24 Hours



Address: The Sundial, South Shields NE33 2LD, UK
Duration: 20 minutes

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