Moving into South Tyneside

Embarking on a journey to a new area can present its challenges. But fear not – moving to South Tyneside offers an abundance of activities for everyone, whether you’re seeking family-friendly outings or a peaceful day on your own. Immerse yourself in the area’s rich industrial history and vibrant cultural roots by visiting some of our top recommendations. These include Souter Lighthouse, The Customs House, The Dunes, Haven Point, Jarrow Hall, and more.

Family-Friendly Adventures

Moving to the South Tyneside area with your family opens up a world of exciting possibilities. Enjoy memorable days out at Ocean Beach Pleasure Park, England’s sole seaside Funfair, featuring classic attractions like spinny cups, mini rollercoasters, waltzers, 2p pushers, hook-a-duck, and a range of high and low thrill rides suitable for all ages. If amusement parks aren’t your preference, explore museums such as Jarrow Hall, an Anglo-Saxon-inspired farm and village, or South Shields Museum, located in the heart of South Shields. Along the seafront in South Shields, ‘The Dunes’ offers a variety of activities for all ages, including an adventure island and bowling. For a fun round of miniature golf, check out Smugglers Cove, a pirate-themed course on the South Shields seafront. Families with swimmers can head to Haven Point. This features a leisure pool with water slides for the kids, along with excellent gym and leisure facilities.

Discover the Area on Foot

Souter Lighthouse, arguably the most iconic landmark in South Tyneside, is a must-visit destination. As the world’s first lighthouse powered by electricity, it offers a unique experience. Climb to the top, enjoy the café and visitor shop, play in the field, and even borrow a bike for free to explore the stunning coastal area.

Delve into history at Arbeia Roman Fort, the most easterly part of Hadrian’s Wall, built in AD 160. Scale parts of the fort, take a guided tour, and escape the buzz of coastal activities. Use the ‘Love Exploring’ app to discover games and trails in the South Tyneside area.

Cultural Delights at The Customs House

Situated in South Shields, The Customs House is a multifaceted venue. It houses a theatre, cinema, arts center, bar, and bistro – all under one roof. Immerse yourself in local talent and more at this cultural hub.

For more information on how Turton’s can help with your move visit our Removals South Tyneside page.

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