Families staying at our guest house accommodation in South Shields this week are sure to be interested in Planet Circus, an all-human circus which has arrived at Bents Park – at the bottom of our street.
There are two performances daily – Tuesday 14th April 3pm and 6pm; Wednesday 15th April 3pm and 6pm; Thursday 3pm and 6pm; Friday 3pm and 6pm; Saturday 2pm and 5pm and Sunday 1pm and 3pm. Performances last one hour forty five minutes and under two’s go free sitting in their parents lap.
If you’d like to book tickets their box office is located in Bents Park (five minutes walk down the street from our bed and breakfast accommodation) and is open from 9.30am until 8pm daily. If you present the discount voucher shown above then you can buy seats for Tuesday and Wednesday evening for £5.99 each. Online booking is available here (opens in a new window).
Ocean Beach Pleasure Park is located at the bottom of our street on Sea Road, South Shields, NE33 2LD. It is close walking distance from our bed and breakfast accommodation in South Shields.
Ocean Beach Pleasure Park re-opens for 2015 from today – it is open from 12pm until 5pm during holidays and weekends. You can find the full season opening hours and more information about the amusement park on this page of our website: Ocean Beach Pleasure Park
If you’re visiting the amusement park this year don’t forget to take along this £25 worth of ride tickets for £15 voucher…
If you’re staying with us and bringing children we will always offer you the above voucher for Ocean Beach when you check-in. If you need more than one just ask us for more.
A new open top bus service launched on Monday making it quicker and easier for people to travel between South Shields town centre and the sea front over the summer. The flyer for the new bus service can be seen below…
An adult single fare is £1.15 or £1.30 for a full journey between the Market and New Crown pub adjacent to Westoe Crown Village at the bottom of Mowbray Road. Child single tickets cost 60p with a Nexus Under 16 card or £1.10 for all day. All concessions and Network Travel tickets are accepted along with all other Stagecoach tickets such as Dayrider, Megarider and Transfers.
The service will run every day during the six weeks holidays until Sunday 1st September, then on weekends up to and including Sunday 3rd November. The bus will also operate daily between 28th October and 3rd November.
The full route of the South Shields shuttle bus is: Church Way, Chapter Row, Keppel Street, Fowler Street, Winchester Street, Anderson Street, Ocean Road, Sea Road before turning at the New Crown pub roundabout at the bottom of Mowbray Road adjacent to Westoe Crown Village. The timetable for the service can be seen and downloaded below.
Sandhaven beach at the bottom of the street from our bed and breakfast accommodation in South Shields has again been awarded Keep Britain Tidy’s Blue Flag award for 2013 in recognition of it meeting the highest international standard of water quality. Sandhaven beach is one of only four North East beaches to receive the award this year. The other North East beaches to receive the Blug Flag award were Tynemouth Longsands, King Edwards Bay and Whitley Bay.
Additionally Sandhaven beach received a Seaside Award in acknowledgement of its facilities and litter-free and safe environment. Across the country, 55 beaches were awarded a Blue Flag, while 113 picked up the new Seaside Award.
This year, the Blue Flag entrants had to meet an even stricter water quality standard to qualify for the coveted, globally recognised award.
If you’re looking for hotel accommodation near Sandhaven beach in South Shields our bed and breakfast availability is here: online booking.