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Tel code: 0191 | code search
Postcode: NE26 | code search
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July
Delaval Garden Fete
Seaton Sluice Harbour Day
Vintage Bus Rally
Whitley Bay International Jazz Festival

December
Boxing Day Pudding Fun Run
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Whitley Bay Holiday Park
"I would definitely would not recommend whitley bay caravan park to anyone,no facilities wotsoeva for disabled clients,unsteady steps 2caravan,no ramps,no handrails,fire broken,no linen supplied for cold nights,no fire alarms,whole camp ..." More

Whitley Bay Holiday Park
"We went there in the half term before Halloween. Unfortunately the weather was cold, wet and muddy all week so getting to the caravan without getting muddy shoes was impossible! ..." More

Waterford Arms
"Very comfortable and homely bed and breakfast, amazingly good value, and probably one of the best cooked breakfasts I can remember having. Very comfy beds, and friendly staff, will be visiting ..." More

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Whitley Bay, in North Tyneside, is a town situated on the coast of the North Sea with beaches stretching from St Mary’s Island to Cullercoats. Once a popular holiday destination, the name was changed to avoid confusion with Whitby further down the coast in East Yorkshire. Referred to in various ancient documents and maps as Witelei, an Anglo-Saxon term meaning ‘White Meadow’, Whitley was first mentioned around 1100AD when King Henry I conferred it along with other possessions, to the Priory of Tynemouth. Whitley was mentioned in the Charters of Henry II, Richard I and John when confirming their priors and possessions. It was connected to the Crusades when yearly rents were used for six years to defray the costs of an expedition to the Holy Land. Held by the Crown after the suppression of the monasteries, Edward VI granted it to Dudley, Earl of Warwick, later made Duke of Northumberland, in 1551.It remained in the Percy family until 1632, subsequently passing to the 11th Earl of Northumberland then, by inheritance, to Elizabeth Seymour, who married Sir Hugh Smithson who then was created Duke of Northumberland. Descendants have retained it since and the present Duke of Northumberland is the Lord of the manor and principal landowner. During the early twentieth century, decline of local coal mining and dependent industries allowed Whitley Bay to grow rapidly, first as a fashionable, Victorian watering-hole then, in the 1950’s and 1960’s, as a popular seaside holiday resort for workers from the north east and Scotland. During the1980’s however, after council boundary changes, the abolition of the Borough and an apparent loss of civic pride, the town declined in appearance and suffered from a lack of development. It is currently undergoing a massive multi-million pound regeneration of the sea front, at the heart of which is the re-development of the Spanish City site, built in the 1920’s and since demolished.

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LNS Consultancy - Accountants
Newgate Financial Services
Nichol Goodwill Brown
Tindle Williamson Chartered Accountants

Attraction

Seaton Delaval Hall
South Beach
St Mary's Lighthouse
Wet n Wild

Budget

Esplanade Lodge *book online*
Mayfair Guest House *book online*
The Bay Hotel Whitley Bay *book online*
The Cara Guesthouse *book online*

Care Home

Rosemount Care Home

Classes

Dance - Gilliam Quinn School of Theatre Dance
Yoga - Gill Gosling

Dentist

Dental Practice
Mr J M Adamson & Associate
The Dental Surgery

Doctor

Dr Critchlow & Partners
Dr Falconer & Partners

Dr Ferriman & Partners
Dr Olsburgh & Partners
Dr Rae & Partners
Dr Smith & Partners

Estate Agent

Brannen & Partners
Cooke & Co
Hindmarsh & Partners
M L ESTATES LTD
Pattinson Keith Ltd
Rea Estates Ltd
Reeds Rains Estate Agents
Robertson Simms & Co

Golf Club

Whitley Bay Golf Club

Holiday Park

Whitley Bay Holiday Park

Inn

Ocean Inn
Waterford Arms

Pub and Bar

Berkeley Tavern
Briar Dene
Hairy Lemon
Lazi Pig

Railway Inn
Red House Farm
Rockcliffe Arms
Tap & Spile

Restaurant

Aldos
Cassa Bellissimo
Kismet
La Caravella
Ritzzy Steak House
Waterford Arms

Solicitor

Hipkin & Co
Williamsons

Taxi

Brierdene Taxis
Foxhunters Taxis
North East Taxis

Theatre

Whitley Bay Playhouse

Vet

Ayres Veterinary Centre

Sports Clubs

Monkseaton CC (Cricket)
Ren Sei Kan Judo Club (Martial Arts)
Rockcliff Rugby Club (Rugby Union)

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Whitley Bay (Amateur Football)
Whitley Bay (Women's Hockey)
Whitley Bay Barbarians Rugby League Club (Rugby League)
Whitley Bay Judo Club (Martial Arts)

Shops

Bethany Bookshop
Park Bookshop
Garden Shop
Boots
Charles Nicholson & Son
Pet Fare
A H McBryde Ltd
Robinson Optometrists
Roger Pickard Optometrist
Steps
Escape
Francesca
Harpers Floral Design
Peacocks
Clare Reid Beauty Clinic

Antiques

Treasure Chest Antiques

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Places to Stay near Whitley Bay

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York House Hotel (0.09 miles)

York House Hotel
The York House Hotel is graded by Visit Britain as '4 Star Guest Accommodation'. All rooms NON-SMOKING. We are a family run Hotel offering quality bed and breakfast. Car parking is available on the forcourt ... More | visit website
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The Bay Hotel Whitley Bay (0.15 miles)

The Bay Hotel Whitley Bay

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Situated in the heart of this popular seaside resort, the hotel is a short walk from the beach and close to all amenities and nightlife.

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Mayfair Guest House (0.16 miles)

Mayfair Guest House

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The Mayfair Guest House is located centrally to great nightlife, and is within walking distance of the Main street. Beautifully situated close to the ... More

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Sunholme Guest House (0.18 miles)

Sunholme Guest House
The Sunholme Guest House is a well established family run business offering high quality, value for money bed and breakfast accommodation in the Whitley Bay area. Located minutes away from the seafront and within walking ... More | visit website
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Esplanade Lodge (0.19 miles)

Esplanade Lodge

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We are a popular guest house in the heart of Whitley Bay, close to the sea front and all local amenities. Our family run hotel offers the best in quality affordable accommodation ... More

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The Newquay Lodge (0.20 miles)

The Newquay Lodge
The Newquay Lodge is close to the seafront in the lively seaside resort of Whitley Bay. The Newquay lodge offers quality accomodation in an ideal location.

The famous Whitley Bay Nightlife is just around the ... More | visit website
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New Ambassador Hotel (0.20 miles)

New Ambassador Hotel
Friendly hotel minutes away from the seafront close to the famous clubs and wine bars of whitley bay With a modern wine bar and fully equipped ensuite bedrooms it is the ideal choice for both ... More | visit website
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Windsor Hotel (0.21 miles)

Windsor Hotel

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The Windsor Hotel is centrally located on South Parade, a 2 minute walk from the beach and the town centre. The Hotel has 69 bedrooms, all of which are equipped ... More

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Marlborough Hotel (0.22 miles)

Marlborough Hotel

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Overlooking the broad sweep of Whitley Bay's golden sands, this family guest accommodation hotel forms part of an Edwardian terrace. Here, you will find a wide selection of en suite accommodation, with ... More

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Rex Hotel (0.25 miles)

Rex Hotel

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Situated on the seafront with spectacular sea views, within easy distance of Newcastle and Gateshead, beautifully appointed rooms, friendly restaurant, bars and a nightclub within the same building. Whether for ... More

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