North Tyneside has many attractions, which make it the pride of the North East coast. These include award-winning golden sand beaches, the Rising Sun Country Park, Segedunum Roman Fort, part of the Hadrian's Wall World Heritage site, Tynemouth Priory and Silverlink Retail Park. It features the annual Mouth of the Tyne Festival & national surfing activities.
North Tyneside includes Whitley Bay, West Allotment, Backworth, Tynemouth, Earsdon, North Shields & Wallsend. It is 15 minutes’ drive from Newcastle City Centre and has excellent metro and bus routes into Newcastle and around the North East.