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06 TRAVEL LINKS Surrounded by golden beaches, idyllic dunes and unspoilt coves, the historic coastal town of South Shields has long been a destination for outdoor and nature lovers across Tyne and Wear. And you only have to stay a short while to discover why. Framed by the ever‐changing River Tyne on one side and idyllic limestone cliffs and white sands on the other, the town offers buyers all the pleasures of a seaside home, with the added practicality and convenience of a Metro link, and fast access to the cities of Newcastle and Sunderland. Close to everywhere Need to nip out for everyday essentials? Lidl, Asda, Next, Costa, B&M and Home Bargains are all within easy reach. South Shields is also home to a popular market, highly‐rated pubs and restaurants like the Sand Dancer, and a host of other high‐street stores. Made to explore For a breath of fresh air, head for Cleadon Hills and The Leas. This three‐mile long National Trust protected coastline is home to Marsden Bay, the largest sea bird colonies in Britain and some of the North East’s most spectacular cliff‐top walks and views. Healthy and active Fitness fanatics will love life in this part of the world. From epic walking and cycling trails to diving, sailing, surfing and canoeing, South Tyneside promises to keep your pulse racing. Bright lights. Big Cities. When you’re ready to pick up the pace, Newcastle and Sunderland are only a 20‐minute drive away or a short ride on the Metro. Dive into a thriving nightlife, sample an award‐winning restaurant scene and soak up the atmosphere of the North’s most vibrant cities. Or stay closer to home and take in the sights and scents of South Shield’s very own “curry‐mile” – Ocean Road. SOUTH SHIELDS METRO STATION 0.9 MILES NEWCASTLE CITY CENTRE 11 MILES SOUTH SHIELDS TOWN CENTRE 1.4 MILES SAND HAVEN BEACH 1.7 MILES MARSDEN BEACH 3.2 MILES TEESSIDE AIRPORT 15.5 MILES JARROW 9 MINS PELAW 16 MINS HEWORTH 18 MINS GATESHEAD 24 MINS CENTRAL STATION 26 MINS SOUTH GOSFORTH 37 MINS NORTHUMBERLAND PARK 47 MINS NORTH SHIELDS 62 MINS *All mes from South Shields Metro Staon. *All times are taken from Google Maps and Metro. All times are approximate and subject to change. WELCOME LOCATION TRAVEL LINKS SITE PLAN MAKE IT YOUR OWN SPECIFICATION YOUR BUYING GUIDE 30,000 HOMES & COUNTING


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