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Whitley Bay is in Tyne and Wear, in North East England.
Whitley Bay is a coastal town at the edge of the Tyneside connurbation. It became a seaside resort in the late nineteenth century.
By MetroThree stations serve the area.
Monkseaton Metro StationConvenient for the North of town, but a little back from the coast.
Whitley Bay Metro Station
Cullercoats Metro StationNear Cullercoats harbour
St Mary's IslandSmall island with a lighthouse which can be accessed at low tide. The lighthouse was built in 1898. The lighthouse and former keepers' cottages are now run as a visitor centre by North Tyneside Council.
Beach and PromenadeA long sandy beach. This is down several flights of stairs from the promenade.
phone: +44 191 253 1661address: 4 Roxburgh house, Park AveHome cooked British food.
Spanish CityGrade II listed seaside pleasure buildings and grounds built in 1910. After many year of decline and closure in 2000 it was refurbished and reopened in 2018, mainly as a dining venue.
The Fire Stationaddress: 18 York RoadWetherspoon's pub in a former fire station, built in 1909 and operational until 1991.
phone: +44 191 252 4777address: 13-17 East Parade
phone: +44 191 252 8313address: 106-110 Park Ave
phone: +44 191 253 2211address: 52 South Parade