South Shields Hotel NE33 2NE
Annie's Guest House
106 Beach Road, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE33 2NE, UK
0191 456 6088 / 07842 070 700



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Please take a note of our phone number and if you are feeling a little lost then don't hesitate to give us a call and we can give you some directions.

Finally, if you're running late (or early!) and your arrival time changes significantly then please give us a call to let us know - our check-in is from 3pm until 9pm - have a safe journey.


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Driving

For door-to-door driving directions we recommend Google maps - click the directions link in the placemarker pop-up and enter your starting address/postcode for printable turn-by-turn directions and a map.

When you arrive at the guest house (our check-in is 3pm - 9pm) there is ample free parking as shown on the map below. You can park for free all day/night with no maximum time or other restrictions a few metres from our door on both sides of the street (where two red cars are parked opposite each other) and also on the 'pink' bays next to the grassed area at the top of the image.

Free Parking Bed Snd Breakfast In South Shields


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SAT-NAV

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Public Transport

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Home > Directions > Sunderland Bus Station aka Sunderland Park Lane Interchange

Sunderland Bus Station / Park Lane Interchange

The easiest option after arriving at Sunderland Bus Station aka Sunderland Park Lane Interchange is to take the #35 'Laser' bus service to South Shields. These buses take approximately 20 minutes from Sunderland Park Lane to reach Fowler Street in South Shields (where you should disembark the bus).

The first bus from Sunderland Park Lane departs at 5.30am (7.30am on Sundays) and the last bus departs Sunderland Park Lane at 11pm. The Sunderland to South Shields service departs every ten minutes. You can find out more about the #35 bus service including route, timetable and ticket prices on this page of our website: #35 'Laser' bus service.


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South Shields Bus Station

It takes approximately ten minutes to walk to/from our guest house and South Shields Bus Station. The route can be seen here:

Map to Annie's Guest House from South Shields Bus Station

South Shields Bus Station (on the top left of the image) to Annie's Guest House (on the right side of the image) might be helpful for those walking to us from the bus station.

Walk from the bus stands down to Fowler Street shopping area of South Shields. At Fowler Street turn to your right and follow the road straight up to a set of traffic lights. These traffic lights are the start of Beach Road. Turn left at the set of traffic lights and walk along Beach Road, crossing straight over the small roundabout. We are door number 106 on the right hand side of the street, half way along Beach Road.

Alternatively, if your bags are too numerous and/or heavy you can easily take a taxi from the rank along side the bus station. Because it's such a short journey this will only cost you a few pounds.

You can view a printable version of these directions here.


Home > Directions > Newcastle upon Tyne by Regional Bus Service

Haymarket Bus Station Newcastle upon Tyne NE1

Newcastle upon Tyne by Regional Bus Service

There are three bus/coach station/pick-up/drop-off points in Newcastle upon Tyne depending on the bus/coach operator you travel with.

Regional bus services operated by Arriva Northumberland, Nexus, Stagecoach and Go Ahead use either the Eldon Square Bus Station or the adjacent Haymarket Bus Station on the corner of Percy Street and Saint Mary's Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7PF.

Timetable information for regional services into Newcastle upon Tyne (e.g. from Northumberland) can be obtained via Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

Upon arrival at Eldon Square or Haymarket Bus Station, Newcastle upon Tyne we recommend you take the Metro (train) service to South Shields. You'll need to head right towards the multi-storey car park and walk straight ahead down Percy Street. At the junction with Blackett Street turn left. The entrance to Monument Metro station is on the right hand side of the street.

Here is a map of the walking route to help you:

Haymarket Bus Station Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7PF to Monument Metro Station Newcastle upon Tyne

Whilst Haymarket Metro Station is closer to the Haymarket Bus Station the yellow line to South Shields does not run to/from Haymarket Metro Station. If you opt to start your Metro journey to South Shields from Haymarket Metro station you will need to change trains (onto a yellow line South Shields-bound train) at either Monument or Central Station.

Once you have arrived at Monument Metro Station you need to board a yellow line train to South Shields.

Monument Metro Station Newcastle upon Tyne NE1

Detailed timetable information for this route can be found here.

Tyne & Wear Metro ticket prices (correct January 2014) are as follows...

Monument Metro Station to South Shields - single (one-way) journey adult ticket costs £3.20. If you will be returning to Newcastle upon Tyne later that day we recommend that you initially buy an adult DaySaver ticket for £4.50 which allows a full day of Tyne & Wear Metro travel.

A child's single fare is 80p and a child's DaySaver ticket (under 15, proof of age required for over 12's) is £1.20.

(For returning visitors to the North East who may be wondering about off-peak/peak time tickets, off-peak/peak daysavers and return tickets - Tyne & Wear Metro revised its ticket pricing structure in January 2013. Return and peak/off-peak ticket pricing is no more. It's now just a single fare or DaySaver with no peak or off-peak times).

Comprehensive ticket pricing information, a Metro zone map and a video on how to use the Metro ticket machines can be found on this page of our website: Tyne and Wear Metro.

Once you have arrived at South Shields Metro station our guest house is a ten minute walk from South Shields Metro station. Take the bus station exit from the Metro station (as opposed to the King Street exit), turn left and walk towards the Fowler Street shopping area of South Shields. At Fowler Street turn to your right and follow the road straight up to a set of traffic lights. These traffic lights are the start of Beach Road. Turn left at the traffic lights and walk along Beach Road, crossing straight over the small roundabout. We are door number 106 on the right hand side of the street, half way along Beach Road.

This map marking out the route from South Shields Metro station (on the top left of the image) to Annie's Guest House (on the right side of the image) might be helpful for those walking to us from the station.

Map to Annie's Guest House From South Shields Metro Station

Alternatively, if your bags are too numerous and/or heavy you can easily take a taxi from the rank outside the Metro station. Because it's such a short journey this will only cost you a few pounds.

You can view a printable version of these directions here.


Home > Directions > Newcastle upon Tyne by National Express Coach Service

Newcastle upon Tyne by National Express Coach Service

St James' Boulevard Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4EE

National coach service National Express use Newcastle upon Tyne Coach Station to pick up and drop off passengers. Newcastle upon Tyne Coach Station is located on St. James' Boulevard, NE1 4EE. This is a three minute walk to Central Station. National Express timetable information and tickets can be obtained online here: National Express.

Once inside Central Station head towards the underground Metro service (opposite the main ticket office) and take a yellow line train to South Shields.

Central Station Newcastle upon Tyne Metro to South Shields NE33

Detailed timetable information for this route can be found here.

Tyne & Wear Metro ticket prices (correct January 2014) are as follows...

Newcastle Central Station to South Shields - single (one-way) journey adult ticket costs £3.20. If you will be returning to Newcastle upon Tyne later that day we recommend that you initially buy an adult DaySaver ticket for £4.50 which allows a full day of Tyne & Wear Metro travel.

A child's single fare is 80p and a child's DaySaver ticket (under 15, proof of age required for over 12's) is £1.20.

(For returning visitors to the North East who may be wondering about off-peak/peak time tickets, off-peak/peak daysavers and return tickets - Tyne & Wear Metro revised its ticket pricing structure in January 2013. Return and peak/off-peak ticket pricing is no more. It's now just a single fare or DaySaver with no peak or off-peak times).

Comprehensive ticket pricing information, a Metro zone map and a video on how to use the Metro ticket machines can be found on this page of our website: Tyne and Wear Metro.

Once you have arrived at South Shields Metro station our guest house is a ten minute walk from South Shields Metro station. Take the bus station exit from the Metro station (as opposed to the King Street exit), turn left and walk towards the Fowler Street shopping area of South Shields. At Fowler Street turn to your right and follow the road straight up to a set of traffic lights. These traffic lights are the start of Beach Road. Turn left at the traffic lights and walk along Beach Road, crossing straight over the small roundabout. We are door number 106 on the right hand side of the street, half way along Beach Road.

This map marking out the route from South Shields Metro station (on the top left of the image) to Annie's Guest House (on the right side of the image) might be helpful for those walking to us from the station.

Map to Annie's Guest House From South Shields Metro Station

You can view a printable version of these directions here.


Home > Directions > Newcastle upon Tyne by MegaBus Coach Service

Newcastle upon Tyne by MegaBus Coach Service

MegaBus Neville Street Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5DH

National coach service MegaBus offers a low cost coach service to/from several UK cities and even some European cities via London Victoria. The MegaBus service used to pick up and drop off outside Newcastle upon Tyne Central Station, Neville Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5DH but this has now changed (from April 2013). The MegaBus Newcastle upon Tyne service now picks up and drops off on John Dobson Street in a coach layby outside the Central Library. This stop is a few minutes walk from Monument Metro station in Newcastle upon Tyne city centre. MegaBus timetable information and tickets can be obtained online here: MegaBus.

The new MegaBus coach stop on John Dobson Street is a few minutes walk to Monument Metro Station. Once you have arrived at Monument Metro Station you need to board a yellow line train to South Shields.

Monument Metro Station Newcastle upon Tyne NE1

Detailed timetable information for this route can be found here.

Once you have arrived at South Shields Metro station our guest house is a ten minute walk from South Shields Metro station. Take the bus station exit from the Metro station (as opposed to the King Street exit), turn left and walk towards the Fowler Street shopping area of South Shields. At Fowler Street turn to your right and follow the road straight up to a set of traffic lights. These traffic lights are the start of Beach Road. Turn left at the traffic lights and walk along Beach Road, crossing straight over the small roundabout. We are door number 106 on the right hand side of the street, half way along Beach Road.

This map marking out the route from South Shields Metro station (on the top left of the image) to Annie's Guest House (on the right side of the image) might be helpful for those walking to us from the station.

Map to Annie's Guest House From South Shields Metro Station

You can view a printable version of these directions here.


Home > Directions > Newcastle upon Tyne Central Station by Train

By Train to Newcastle upon Tyne Central Station

Follow the Central Station internal signage to the underground Metro station (opposite the main ticket office) and take a yellow line train to South Shields.

Central Station Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5DL Metro to South Shields NE33

Detailed timetable information for this route can be found here.

Tyne & Wear Metro ticket prices (correct January 2014) are as follows...

Newcastle Central Station to South Shields - single (one-way) journey adult ticket costs £3.20. If you will be returning to Newcastle upon Tyne later that day we recommend that you initially buy an adult DaySaver ticket for £4.50 which allows a full day of Tyne & Wear Metro travel.

A child's single fare is 80p and a child's DaySaver ticket (under 15, proof of age required for over 12's) is £1.20.

(For returning visitors to the North East who may be wondering about off-peak/peak time tickets, off-peak/peak daysavers and return tickets - Tyne & Wear Metro revised its ticket pricing structure in January 2013. Return and peak/off-peak ticket pricing is no more. It's now just a single fare or DaySaver with no peak or off-peak times).

Comprehensive ticket pricing information, a Metro zone map and a video on how to use the Metro ticket machines can be found on this page of our website: Tyne and Wear Metro.

Once you have arrived at South Shields Metro station our guest house is a ten minute walk from South Shields Metro station. Take the bus station exit from the Metro station (as opposed to the King Street exit), turn left and walk towards the Fowler Street shopping area of South Shields. At Fowler Street turn to your right and follow the road straight up to a set of traffic lights. These traffic lights are the start of Beach Road. Turn left at the traffic lights and walk along Beach Road, crossing straight over the small roundabout. We are door number 106 on the right hand side of the street, half way along Beach Road.

This map marking out the route from South Shields Metro station (on the top left of the image) to Annie's Guest House (on the right side of the image) might be helpful for those walking to us from the station.

Map to Annie's Guest House From South Shields Metro Station

You can view a printable version of these directions here.


Home > Directions > Sunderland Train Station

By train to Sunderland train station

The easiest route from Sunderland train station (Sunderland Train Station, Athenaeum Street, Sunderland, SR1 3HP) is to take the Athenaeum Street exit from Sunderland train station and turn left towards Fawcett Street. On Fawcett Street take the #35 'Laser' bus service to South Shields. These buses take approximately 20 minutes from Sunderland Park Lane to reach Fowler Street in South Shields (where you should disembark the bus).

The first bus from Sunderland departs at 5.30am (7.30am on Sundays) and the last bus departs Sunderland at 11pm. The Sunderland to South Shields service departs every ten minutes. You can find out more about this Sunderland to South Shields bus service including route, timetable and ticket prices here: #35 bus.


Home > Directions > Newcastle International Airport

From Newcastle International Airport

Tyne & Wear Metro Newcastle International Airport NE13 8BZ We recommend taking the Metro (train) service from Newcastle International Airport to South Shields. Total journey time is around 55 minutes with a short walk (or taxi ride) from South Shields Metro station to our guest house on Beach Road.

After boarding the Metro at the airport (on the green line) you'll need to change onto a South Shields-bound yellow line train at either Monument (recommended), Central Station (recommended), Gateshead, Gateshead Stadium, Felling, Heworth (recommended) or Pelaw stations.

Guest House From Newcastle International Airport NE13 8BZ by Metro

This Metro map summarises the route although the yellow line that services South Shields Metro station terminates at St James' hence the over-lapping stations are those listed above (Monument, Central Station, Gateshead, Gateshead Stadium, Felling, Heworth and Pelaw).

Hotel near Newcastle Airport, NE13 8BZ

Trains depart every 12-15 minutes from around 5:30am (Mon-Sat), 6:30am (Sun) until around 10:30pm - 11pm with the last train from Central Station to South Shields at 11:27pm (seven days a week).

Detailed timetable information for Airport Metro Station can be found here.

Tyne & Wear Metro ticket prices (correct January 2014) are as follows...

Newcastle International Airport to South Shields - single (one-way) journey adult ticket costs £3.20. If you will be returning to Newcastle upon Tyne later that day we recommend that you initially buy an adult DaySaver ticket for £4.50 which allows a full day of Tyne & Wear Metro travel.

A child's single fare is 80p and a child's DaySaver ticket (under 15, proof of age required for over 12's) is £1.20.

(For returning visitors to the North East who may be wondering about off-peak/peak time tickets, off-peak/peak daysavers and return tickets - Tyne & Wear Metro revised its ticket pricing structure in January 2013. Return and peak/off-peak ticket pricing is no more. It's now just a single fare or DaySaver with no peak or off-peak times).

Comprehensive ticket pricing information, a Metro zone map and a video on how to use the Metro ticket machines can be found on this page of our website: Tyne and Wear Metro.

Once you have arrived at South Shields Metro station our guest house is a ten minute walk from South Shields Metro station. Take the bus station exit from the Metro station (as opposed to the King Street exit), turn left and walk towards the Fowler Street shopping area of South Shields. At Fowler Street turn to your right and follow the road straight up to a set of traffic lights. These traffic lights are the start of Beach Road. Turn left at the traffic lights and walk along Beach Road, crossing straight over the small roundabout. We are door number 106 on the right hand side of the street, half way along Beach Road.

This map marking out the route from South Shields Metro station (on the top left of the image) to Annie's Guest House (on the right side of the image) might be helpful for those walking to us from the station.

Map to Annie's Guest House from South Shields Metro Station

You can view a printable version of these directions here.


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From the Port of Tyne International Passenger Terminal

If you are travelling by car then you can print out door-to-door driving directions here.

Drivers may also find this International Passenger Terminal Map helpful (pdf).

Hotel near Port of Tyne International Passenger Terminal, NE29 6EG

If you are using public transport DFDS Seaways operate a shuttle bus service to/from Newcastle Central Station, Neville Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6DL to the Port of Tyne International Passenger Terminal. They are timed to coincide with DFDS cruise ship arrival and departure times. As these buses transfer to Newcastle upon Tyne Central Station after your arrival in the North East you may wish to spend some time in Newcastle city centre before checking in to our guest house.

Port of Tyne International Passenger Terminal NE29 6EG Bus

These buses are easily identifiable by the DFDS Seaways logo on the side (see image above). The transfer costs £3.80 for adults and £2.80 for children (prices correct March 2013).

Once you reach Newcastle Central Station follow signage to the underground Metro station (opposite the main ticket office) and take a yellow line train to South Shields.

Central Station, Newcastle upon Tyne Metro to South Shields, NE33

Detailed timetable information for this route can be found here.

Tyne & Wear Metro ticket prices (correct January 2014) are as follows...

Newcastle Central Station to South Shields - single (one-way) journey adult ticket costs £3.20. If you will be returning to Newcastle upon Tyne later that day we recommend that you initially buy an adult DaySaver ticket for £4.50 which allows a full day of Tyne & Wear Metro travel.

A child's single fare is 80p and a child's DaySaver ticket (under 15, proof of age required for over 12's) is £1.20.

(For returning visitors to the North East who may be wondering about off-peak/peak time tickets, off-peak/peak daysavers and return tickets - Tyne & Wear Metro revised its ticket pricing structure in January 2013. Return and peak/off-peak ticket pricing is no more. It's now just a single fare or DaySaver with no peak or off-peak times).

Comprehensive ticket pricing information, a Metro zone map and a video on how to use the Metro ticket machines can be found on this page of our website: Tyne and Wear Metro.

Once you have arrived at South Shields Metro station our guest house is a ten minute walk from South Shields Metro station. Take the bus station exit from the Metro station (as opposed to the King Street exit), turn left and walk towards the Fowler Street shopping area of South Shields. At Fowler Street turn to your right and follow the road straight up to a set of traffic lights. These traffic lights are the start of Beach Road. Turn left at the traffic lights and walk along Beach Road, crossing straight over the small roundabout. We are door number 106 on the right hand side of the street, half way along Beach Road.

This map marking out the route from South Shields Metro station (on the top left of the image) to Annie's Guest House (on the right side of the image) might be helpful for those walking to us from the station.

Map to Annie's Guest House from South Shields Metro Station

You can view a printable version of these directions here.


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