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Place Category: Beaches
Sandhaven beach is a large sandy beach in South Shields. The beach is located south of the pier and is backed by dunes and some grass areas.
Facilities include parking, restaurant/cafe, slipway, toilets, seasonal lifeguards and pier.
Sandhaven Beach is a Blue Flag Beach.
No dogs between 1st May and 30th September.
Sandhaven Beach Weather Forecast
Light rain tomorrow through Thursday, with temperatures falling to 15°C on Monday.Clear throughout the day.Today's Forecast
13->220% 0% 8 mph
4:42 am 9:25 pmRain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Saturday, May 27th
11->2373% 33% 8 mph
4:41 am 9:27 pmPartly cloudy throughout the day.Sunday, May 28th
13->214% 54% 8 mph
4:39 am 9:28 pmDrizzle overnight.Monday, May 29th
11->1514% 84% 8 mph
4:38 am 9:30 pmDrizzle in the morning and afternoon.Tuesday, May 30th
10->1942% 57% 5 mph
4:37 am 9:31 pmLight rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Wednesday, May 31st
9->2053% 75% 5 mph
4:36 am 9:33 pmLight rain until afternoon.Thursday, Jun 1st
10->1859% 80% 8 mph
4:35 am 9:34 pmPartly cloudy starting in the evening.Friday, Jun 2nd
8->187% 15% 11 mph
4:34 am 9:35 pm
Sandhaven Beach Tide Times
Sandhaven Beach Water quality
Samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
- Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
- Good: generally good water quality
- Sufficient: meets minimum standards
- Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
Photos from around the surrounding area