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Great North Feast At Bents Park

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If you are staying at our bed and breakfast accommodation over the August bank holiday weekend then you may be interested in the Great North Feast that is taking place at Bents Park just down the street from us.

Great North Feast Bents Park South Shields NE33 2LD

The festival features street food, bands, food challenges, beer, kids area, producer market, chilli cook off and a VIP area.

60 of the region’s finest artisan food producers selling the best locally made food the country has to offer. A huge array of hot food producers selling the best food from around the world to eat in their huge outdoor picnic area. A licensed bar selling real ales and ciders from Wylam Brewery and others. Plus a wine and cocktail bar. Live entertainment and lots more.

The Great North Feast takes place from 10am until 6pm each day and entry is free.

If you are looking for bed and breakfast accommodation near Bents Park, Sea Road, South Shields, NE33 2ND you can book online here: online booking.

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Great North Run Market

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If you are staying with us for this years Great North Run then you may like to visit the Great North Run Market that is being held at South Shields Market Square on Sunday 10th September 2017.

South Shields Market

The Great North Run Market takes place from 10am until 4pm at South Shields Market Place – a 15 minute walk from our bed and breakfast accommodation.

The market will feature stalls from local small businesses, artists, makers & crafters, tasty food and refreshment.

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Big Kid Circus At Bents Park

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If you are staying at our bed and breakfast accommodation in South Shields this week Big Kid Circus has arrived at Bents Park, Bents Park Road, NE33 3BW – at the bottom of our street.

Big Kid Circus Bents Park In South Shields

Big Kid Circus arrives at Bents Park on Tuesday 8th August and will be there for six days until Sunday 13th August 2017.

On Tuesday 8th August there is one performance at 7pm; on Wednesday 9th August there are two performances – at 3pm and 7pm; on Thursday 10th August there are two performances – at 3pm and 7pm; on Friday 11th August there are two performances – at 3pm and 7pm; on Saturday 12th August there are two performances – at 2pm and 5pm; on Sunday 13th August there is one performance at 3pm.

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South Tyneside Guide – Eating Out

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The latest 2017 guide to South Tyneside is out. Request your own free 33 page copy of the guide below.

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Ocean Road South Tyneside Visitor Guide 2017

Eat The World

Whether you’re after fish and chips on the coast or Great British classics from one of the many brilliant pubs in pretty towns and villages dotted through the landscape, South Tyneside has a globetrotting foodie pedigree.

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Everyone knows that South Tyneside is as stuffed with great food as a particularly generously-proportioned raviolo (the restaurant-lined Ocean Road being perhaps the best-known example), but it’s easy to stop at just the fish and seafood which is hauled out of the North Sea every day, and not see the full depth and breadth of the international flavours on offer here.

Take, for instance, Radhuni, an Indian restaurant on Ocean Road where Head Chef Sharif Ahmed’s command of flavours from across the subcontinent mingles with fantastic local seafood to make a really unique take on classic Indian plates – see the monkfish papeda, cooked slowly in methi, tomato, onions and spices, for proof. Still got a hankering for some spice? Zeera, on Ocean Road, won the North East Restaurant of the Year at the English Curry Awards last year, and Spice Garden and Asha Balti House are both worthy additions to South Shields’ spice stable too.

You want ice cream? Try Minchella’s, who’ve got many years of experience in the art of frozen deliciousness, or visit the younger pretenders to their throne at Creme De La Creme. In this war of deliciousness, the winner, surely, must be the ice cream connoisseur.

Down on the seafront, there’s even more to explore: take afternoon tea at The Boardwalk Restaurant in the Little Haven Hotel, grab some beachside drinks and some chilli mussels at The Sand Dancer Beach Bar and Crab Shack Kitchen, and find quirky treats at Mac ‘n’ Alli’s. Lime and courgette cake, anyone?

Minchella’s have more than a century of experience

For a little twist of heritage with your food, head to Marsden Grotto, built into the cliffs in Marsden Bay, which specialises in tapas and cocktails and has an ace beachfront terrace, or to The Rattler, a repurposed intensely funky 19th century railway carriage which overlooks the beach. Harbour Lights pub, too, is a great place to drop in for classically-inclined food as well as a couple of drinks.

Or how about some healthy veggie and vegan food? Roots Cafe has earned admiring notices since it opened up, being full of bright, fresh flavours and a breezy, friendly atmosphere. Plus, it does the only thing better than a full English breakfast: a full Scottish breakfast, which includes veggie sausages, homemade veggie haggis and potato scones.

One of the most vibrant parts of South Shields is the Mill Dam, which has a range of great restaurants and bars, including The Green Room in The Customs House and The Waterfront, which serves Asian fusion food and boasts an excellent range of cask and craft ales. The Steamboat, The Riverside, The Trimmers Arms and The Alum Ale House are all popular real ale pubs.

It’d be remiss to get all the way through our guide to this part of South Tyneside without – ho ho – going overboard about the fish and seafood at the venerable Colmans on Ocean Road. They celebrate the best of traditional British cooking and North Eastern produce.

It’s going to expand this year, too, with the Colmans Seafood Temple making its eagerly-anticipated entrance on Sea Road right on the beach.

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This village packs in a lot for its size: there’s well-wrought Indian dishes at Lasun, or enjoy the tasty dishes at Hedworth Hall’s Otto Restaurant. Momo’s Mediterranean flavours remain a big draw too, and after you’ve had your fill you should head over to Nine for a glass of one of their many champagnes, or to The Monte Carlo Cocktail and Prosecco Lounge. They, you’ll be unsurprised to note, do cocktails and proseccos, and very good ones at that.

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South Tyneside Guide – Landmarks

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Cleadon Hills Free South Tyneside Visitor Guide 2017

The Famous Five

As you’re out and about exploring all South Tyneside has to offer, don’t forget to keep your eyes peeled for these five fabulous local landmarks.

Cleadon Windmill. Whether or not you buy into the ghost stories, make sure you see this 200-year-old ruined windmill as you’re exploring Cleadon Hills.

Souter Lighthouse. The first lighthouse in the world designed and built to be powered by electricity is not only a marvel of engineering – you’ll love the views from the top.

Marsden Rock. One of the most recognisable sights on this beautiful stretch of coast, this towering rock formation in Marsden Bay is home to a significant seabird colony.

The Eye. Among the most iconic of South Tyneside’s outstanding selection of public art, make sure you peer through The Eye for stunning views of the pier and the sea.

Hebburn Central. This £13 million development, which includes swimming pools, sports and dance halls, a library and cafe, has picked up national awards for its impact on the community since opening two years ago, and its architecture is truly striking.

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