This happening coastal town is a popular tourist spot all year round. Situated just a hop and skip from Gateshead, North Shields and Newcastle City Centre, it boasts great transport links to an array of exciting towns and villages. Stay at one of our hotels near South Shields, and immerse yourself in all this area has to offer, including the many sandy bays, soaring cliffs and idyllic scenery, not to mention a busy calendar of events. South Shields is the perfect holiday option for the entire family.
Book hotels near South Shields
Book one of our South Shields hotels and you’ll have instant access to an array of art and architecture, craft markets and an abundance of kid-friendly activities, including South and North Marine Parks. Situated six miles from our Newcastle Whitemare Pool hotel, either of these parks are great places to visit on a sunny day with a picnic in hand. South Shields Museum and Art Gallery is also close by, said to have been at the heart of the local community for the last 150 years. Located ten miles from our Newcastle Central hotel, you’ll have no excuse not to view the latest exhibition. Another must-visit attraction is the Arbeia Roman Fort, one of the UK’s most impressive Roman reconstructions.
Things to do near South Shields
Regardless of whether you choose to visit for a few days or an entire week, you’ll never run out of things to do when you stay at one of our hotels near South Shields. Ocean Beach Pleasure Park is a great place to take the kids. Currently standing as one of the North-East’s largest amusement parks, boasting over 40 rides, you’ll find it easy to spend an entire day here. If culture is more your thing, a trip to The Customs House is a must. It’s here you’ll find the area’s most renowned arts centre, home to a theatre, cinema and gallery, as well as a event-heavy calendar.