Whitley Bay tourist and travel information

Whitley Bay tourist and travel information

Whitley Bay Travel Information

Hire - Whitley Bay Whitley Bay is a busy town north of Newcastle with good beaches and promenades. Whitley Bay is well placed to make use of the connections and road rail and airport links available to the major towns which surround it.

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bus and coach travel

Hire - Beadnell Whitley Bay - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.


Travel by train

Hire - Whitley Bay Whitley Bay - Travel by train - Whitley Bay is connected to Newcastle Central Station by the Metro. Newcastle is a key stop on the East Coast Main Line. GNER, Virgin Trains, Northern Rail, First Transpennine Express, First ScotRail between them run services through Newcastle to many UK destinations.

Northern Rail. Main regions: North West, North East, Yorkshire and Humberside. Tel: 0845 00 00 125. www.northernrail.org


Hire - Whitley Bay Whitley Bay - Travel by road - Whitley Bay is connected to the Motorway system by the A19. The Tyne Tunnel site consists of three tunnels, one each for Vehicle, Cyclist and Pedestrian Tunnels. The Vehicle Tunnel joins two parts of the A19.

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Airport Newcastle International Airport, Woolsington, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE13 8BZ. Tel: 0870 122 1488. The A1 by-passes the city centre and leads directly to the airport via the dual carriageway A696. Restaurants, cafes and bars available within Newcastle International Airport. Newcastle airport is about 12 miles from Whitley Bay.


Travel be Car

Hire - Whitley Bay Whitley Bay - Car Hire - All the major car hire firms have offices in and around Newcastle. A local Whitley Bay company is Lisles Auto Hire, 31a Front Street, Monkseaton, Whitley Bay, NE25 8AQ. 0191 252 1895



Hire - Whitley Bay Whitley Bay - Cycle Hire - Hire a bike and discover amazing Tyneside! There is so much on the banks of the Tyne and you can see it all by bicycle, mostly on traffic-free paths! You can also hire us to drop you and your bike off at the start of the many excellent long distance cycle routes in the North. 0191 2772441. Tyne Bridge Bike Hire, The Guildhall, Quayside,
Newcastle, NE1 3AF. The Tyne Tunnel Cyclist Tunnel joins with the C2C Cycle Route.



Hire - Whitley Bay Whitley Bay - Ferries - Whitley Bay is connected to Newcastle ferry port via the Metro. It is situated 8 miles east of Newcastle City Centre on the north bank of the Tyne and Newcastle ferries arrive and depart from Royal Quays dock. Local ferries cross the Tyne between North and South Shields.


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Hire - Whitley Bay Whitley Bay - Tram - The Tyne and Wear Metro is based around Newcastle upon Tyne and Sunderland, and extends to Whitley Bay. The Metro also gives Whitley Bay a link to Newcastle Airport, and also to the Newcastle Ferries operating between the UK and Scandinavia.

Tyne and Wear Metro

Hire - Whitley Bay www.nationalrail.co.uk

Hire - Whitley Bay Whitley Bay is about 10 miles from the centre of Newcastle, 35 miles from Hexham, 300 miles from London.

Whitley Bay Tourist Information


Sport Whitley Bay - Sport - ICE SKATING. WHITLEY BAY ICE RINK, Hillshead Road, Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear NE25 8HP. Tel: 0191 2526240. Whitley Bay Cricket Club, West Park, Whitley Bay. Whitley Bay has an 18 hole links golf course. Claremont Road, Whitley Bay, NE26 3UF. Tel: 0191 2520180.



Stores Whitley Bay - Shopping - Royal Quays Outlet Shopping Village, Coble Dene, North Shields, NE29 6DW. Tel: 0191 296 3743. Marks & Spencer, Park View Shopping Centre, Whitley Bay, Northumberland. Tel: 0191 251 3952.

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Entertainment Whitley Bay - Entertainment and attractions - Whitley Bay Playhouse, Marine Avenue, Whitley Bay, NE26 1LZ. Tel: 0191 252 3505. Blue Reef Aquarium, Tynemouth, Grand Parade, Tynemouth, NE30 4JF. Tel 0191 258 1031. St. Mary's Lighthouse, St. Mary's Island, Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear. Tel: 0191 200 8650.


Art Gallery

Other information Whitley Bay - Other information - Tynemouth Priory and Castle, Tyne and Wear - NE30 4BZ. Tel: 0191 257 1090.


Seaton Delaval John Piper

"Seaton Delaval" 1941 by John Piper (1903-1992) - Oil on canvas. Seaton Delaval Hall is a splendid English baroque house, regarded by many as Sir John Vanbrugh's masterpiece. It lies three miles north of Whitley Bay, its north facade looking over the bleak terrain towards the port of Blyth.

Seaton Delaval John Piper



Whitley Bay hotels


Guest house bed and breakfast in Whitley Bay

Tyne and Wear Map and Attractions

Newcastle on Tyne is 280 miles from London. It is 23 miles from Durham to Whitley Bay and 18 miles from Tynemouth to Stanley.

Ferries Ferry indicated is North Shields.

Airports Airport indicated is Newcastle International.

RoadsWhitley Bay is connected to the Motorway system by the A19.

Tyne and Wear map

Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is no station in Whitley Bay, it is connected to Newcastle Central Station by the Metro.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Woodhorn, Northumberland Museum and Archives, Queen Elizabeth II Country Park, Ashington, Northumberland NE63 9YF.
Attraction 2 - Gateshead Angel of the North, Durham Road, Low Eighton, Gateshead Tel: 0191 477 3478
Attraction 3 - Discovery Museum, Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne. NE1 4JA. (0191) 232 6789.
Attraction 4 - Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum, Buddle Street, Wallsend, NE28 6HR. Tel: 0191 236 9347.
Attraction 5 - Newcastle Racecourse, High Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 5HP. Tel: 0191 236 2020. newcastle-racecourse.co.uk.
Attraction 6 - Beamish - The North of England Open Air Museum, Co. Durham, DH9 0RG. Tel: 01207 231811. beamish.org.uk.

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For accommodation in other areas near to Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear see Northern England.

For hotels accommodation in other areas near to Whitley Bay Tyne & Wear see Newcastle upon Tyne hotels & South Shields hotels.

For Bed and breakfast accommodation in other areas near to Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear see bed and breakfast in Newcastle u Tyne & bed and breakfast in South Shields.

Whitley Bay - Local Information. Lloyds Pharmacy Whitley Bay 0191-251 1057 - Boots The Chemists Whitley Bay 0191-252 2294 - Northern Rock Whitley Bay 0191-253 1428 - Post Office
Whitley Bay 0191-252 0287 -
Monkseaton Post Office Whitley Bay 0191-252 0230 - Playhouse Whitley Bay 0191 2526857 - Leisure Pool Whitley Bay 0191 200 8540 - Library Whitley Bay 0191 200 8500 - Please use links below for attractions in this area

Telephoning Whitley Bay from abroad - To dial a number in Whitley Bay from outside the UK: dial the International Access Code of the country you are calling from - follow that by the Country Code for the country you are calling to (44 for the UK) - dial the local area code omitting the initial ‘0’ e.g. for London 020 becomes 20 - dial the phone number of the person you want to call in Whitley Bay

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