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How will you be arriving at our guest house? Please click for specific directions...

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.

Driving

For door-to-door driving directions we recommend Google maps - click the directions link 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 from 3pm until 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.

Bed And Breakfast In South Shields With Free Parking

SAT-NAV

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Sunderland Bus Station / Park Lane Interchange

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

You can find out more about the #20 bus service between Sunderland and South Shields including route, timetable and ticket prices on this page of our website: #20 bus service.

South Shields Bus Station

It takes approximately ten minutes to walk to/from our guest house and South Shields bus station. The walking route can be seen in the image below...

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

South Shields bus station is labelled A and can be found on the top left of the image, Annie's Guest House is labelled B and can be found on the right side of the image.

The recommended walking route from South Shields bus station to our guest house accommodation in South Shields is as follows... exit the bus station stands and walk towards HSBC bank at the bottom of Fowler Street. Now with HSBC bank on your left walk along Fowler Street until you reach the traffic lights at the top of the street. South Shields town hall will be in front of you with it's tall clock and bell tower prominently visible. This is the bottom of Beach Road. Turn left 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: directions from South Shields bus station.

South Shields Metro Station

It takes approximately ten minutes to walk to/from our guest house and South Shields Metro station. The walking route can be seen in the image below...

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

South Shields Metro station is labelled A and can be found on the top left of the image, Annie's Guest House is labelled B and can be found on the right side of the image.

The recommended walking route from South Shields Metro station to our guest house accommodation in South Shields is as follows... exit the bus station stands and walk towards HSBC bank at the bottom of Fowler Street. Now with HSBC bank on your left walk along Fowler Street until you reach the traffic lights at the top of the street. South Shields town hall will be in front of you with it's tall clock and bell tower prominently visible. This is the bottom of Beach Road. Turn left 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: directions from South Shields Metro station.

Newcastle upon Tyne by Regional Bus Service

Haymarket Bus Station Newcastle upon Tyne NE1

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 North East 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 (opens in a new window).

Upon arrival at Eldon Square or Haymarket Bus Station in Newcastle upon Tyne we recommend you take the Tyne & Wear Metro (train) service to South Shields. You will need to turn left towards Haymarket Metro station.

Once you have arrived at Haymarket Metro station you need to board a yellow line train on platform one towards South Shields. You can see a summary of the train schedules from Haymarket Metro station below...

Haymarket Metro Station Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 Timetable

Detailed timetable information for Haymarket Metro station can be found here: Haymarket Metro Station Timetable.

Tyne & Wear Metro ticket prices are as follows...

Haymarket Metro station to South Shields - single (one-way) journey adult ticket costs £3.30. If you will be returning to Newcastle upon Tyne later that day we recommend that you initially buy an adult DaySaver ticket for £4.80 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.

The above ticket prices are correct January 2016.

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 it's 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 it takes approximately ten minutes to walk to our guest house accommodation. The walking route can be seen in the image below...

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

South Shields bus station is labelled A and can be found on the top left of the image, Annie's Guest House is labelled B and can be found on the right side of the image.

The recommended walking route from South Shields Metro station to our guest house accommodation in South Shields is as follows... exit the Metro station via the Kepple Street exit and turn left. Now walk towards HSBC bank at the bottom of Fowler Street. With HSBC bank on your left walk along Fowler Street until you reach the traffic lights at the top of the street. South Shields town hall will be in front of you with it's tall clock and bell tower prominently visible. This is the bottom of Beach Road. Turn left 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 Kepple Street exit of South Shields 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: Newcastle upon Tyne regional bus station directions.

Newcastle upon Tyne by National Express Coach Service

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.

St James' Boulevard Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4EE

Once inside Central Station head towards the underground Metro service which is opposite the main ticket office. You can see the exterior of Central Station's Metro entrance below.

Newcastle upon Tyne Central Station Metro Entrance

Once inside Central Station's Metro station you need to take a yellow line train from platform one to South Shields. A summary of the first, last and frequency of trains can be seen below...

Central Station Newcastle upon Tyne Metro To South Shields NE33

Detailed timetable information for this route can be found here: Central Station Metro Timetable.

Tyne & Wear Metro ticket prices are as follows...

Newcastle upon Tyne's Central Station Metro station to South Shields - single (one-way) journey adult ticket costs £3.30. If you will be returning to Newcastle upon Tyne later that day we recommend that you initially buy an adult DaySaver ticket for £4.80 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.

The above ticket prices are correct January 2016.

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 it's 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 it takes approximately ten minutes to walk to our guest house accommodation. The walking route can be seen in the image below...

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

South Shields bus station is labelled A and can be found on the top left of the image, Annie's Guest House is labelled B and can be found on the right side of the image.

The recommended walking route from South Shields Metro station to our guest house accommodation in South Shields is as follows... exit the Metro station via the Kepple Street exit and turn left. Now walk towards HSBC bank at the bottom of Fowler Street. With HSBC bank on your left walk along Fowler Street until you reach the traffic lights at the top of the street. South Shields town hall will be in front of you with it's tall clock and bell tower prominently visible. This is the bottom of Beach Road. Turn left 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 Kepple Street exit of South Shields 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: Newcastle upon Tyne National Express Coach Directions.

Newcastle upon Tyne via 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 (opens in a new window).

The new MegaBus coach stop on John Dobson Street is a few minutes walk to Monument Metro Station. Exit John Dobson Street and turn right onto New Bridge Street West. After approximately 130 metres the road name changes to Blackett Street. Walk a further 80 metres along Blackett Street and you will reach one of the entrances to Monument Metro Station.

Once you have arrived at Monument Metro Station you need to board a yellow line train on platform one to South Shields. You can see a summary of the first, last and frequency of Monument Metro trains here...

Monument Metro Station Newcastle upon Tyne NE1

Detailed timetable information for this route can be found here.

Tyne & Wear Metro ticket prices are as follows...

Monument Metro station to South Shields - single (one-way) journey adult ticket costs £3.30. If you will be returning to Newcastle upon Tyne later that day we recommend that you initially buy an adult DaySaver ticket for £4.80 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.

The above ticket prices are correct January 2016.

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 it's 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 it takes approximately ten minutes to walk to our guest house accommodation. The walking route can be seen in the image below...

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

South Shields bus station is labelled A and can be found on the top left of the image, Annie's Guest House is labelled B and can be found on the right side of the image.

The recommended walking route from South Shields Metro station to our guest house accommodation in South Shields is as follows... exit the Metro station via the Kepple Street exit and turn left. Now walk towards HSBC bank at the bottom of Fowler Street. With HSBC bank on your left walk along Fowler Street until you reach the traffic lights at the top of the street. South Shields town hall will be in front of you with it's tall clock and bell tower prominently visible. This is the bottom of Beach Road. Turn left 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 Kepple Street exit of South Shields 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: Newcastle upon Tyne MegaBus Directions.

Newcastle upon Tyne Central Station

Newcastle upon Tyne Central Station Metro Entrance

Follow Central Station internal signage to the underground Metro station which is opposite the main ticket office. Once you have entered Central Station's Metro station you need to take a yellow line train from platform one to South Shields. A summary of the first, last and frequency of trains can be seen below...

Central Station Newcastle upon Tyne Metro To South Shields NE33

Detailed timetable information for this route can be found here: Central Station Metro Timetable.

Tyne & Wear Metro ticket prices are as follows...

Newcastle upon Tyne's Central Station Metro station to South Shields - single (one-way) journey adult ticket costs £3.30. If you will be returning to Newcastle upon Tyne later that day we recommend that you initially buy an adult DaySaver ticket for £4.80 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.

The above ticket prices are correct January 2016.

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 it's 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 it takes approximately ten minutes to walk to our guest house accommodation. The walking route can be seen in the image below...

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

South Shields bus station is labelled A and can be found on the top left of the image, Annie's Guest House is labelled B and can be found on the right side of the image.

The recommended walking route from South Shields Metro station to our guest house accommodation in South Shields is as follows... exit the Metro station via the Kepple Street exit and turn left. Now walk towards HSBC bank at the bottom of Fowler Street. With HSBC bank on your left walk along Fowler Street until you reach the traffic lights at the top of the street. South Shields town hall will be in front of you with it's tall clock and bell tower prominently visible. This is the bottom of Beach Road. Turn left 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 Kepple Street exit of South Shields 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: Newcastle upon Tyne Central Station Directions.

Sunderland Train Station

Sunderland Train Station Athenaeum Street Sunderland SR1 3HP

The easiest route from Sunderland train station on Athenaeum Street, Sunderland, SR1 3HP is to take the Athenaeum Street exit and turn left towards Fawcett Street. On Fawcett Street take the #20 bus service to South Shields. The #20 bus service takes approximately 20 minutes from Sunderland Park Lane to reach Fowler Street in South Shields where you should disembark the bus.

You can find out more about this Sunderland to South Shields bus service including route, timetable and ticket prices here: #20 bus.

Newcastle International Airport (NCL)

Guest House From Newcastle International Airport NE13 8BZ By Metro

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.

Tyne & Wear Metro Newcastle International Airport NE13 8BZ

Once you have exited the arrivals area of Newcastle International Airport turn left and follow the internal signage to the Tyne & Wear Metro station. A summary of the first, last and frequency of trains can be seen below...

Newcastle Airport Metro Timetable

Detailed timetable information for this route can be found here: Newcastle Airport Metro Timetable.

Tyne & Wear Metro ticket prices are as follows...

Newcastle International Airport to South Shields - single (one-way) journey adult ticket costs £3.30. If you will be returning to Newcastle upon Tyne later that day we recommend that you initially buy an adult DaySaver ticket for £4.80 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.

The above ticket prices are correct January 2016.

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 it's 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.

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 (South Gosforth, Ilford Road, West Jesmond, Jesmond, Haymarket, Monument, Central Station, Gateshead, Gateshead Stadium, Felling, Heworth and Pelaw).

Hotel near Newcastle Airport, NE13 8BZ

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

Once you have arrived at South Shields Metro station it takes approximately ten minutes to walk to our guest house accommodation. The walking route can be seen in the image below...

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

South Shields bus station is labelled A and can be found on the top left of the image, Annie's Guest House is labelled B and can be found on the right side of the image.

The recommended walking route from South Shields Metro station to our guest house accommodation in South Shields is as follows... exit the Metro station via the Kepple Street exit and turn left. Now walk towards HSBC bank at the bottom of Fowler Street. With HSBC bank on your left walk along Fowler Street until you reach the traffic lights at the top of the street. South Shields town hall will be in front of you with it's tall clock and bell tower prominently visible. This is the bottom of Beach Road. Turn left 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 Kepple Street exit of South Shields Metro station. Because it's such a short journey this will only cost you a few pounds.

For more information about Newcastle International Airport please see this page of our website: Newcastle International Airport

You can view a printable version of these directions here: Newcastle Airport to South Shields Directions.

Port of Tyne International Passenger Terminal

If you are travelling by car to/from Port of Tyne's International Passenger Terminal then you may find this route map pdf helpful: International Passenger Terminal Map

Hotel Near Port of Tyne International Passenger Terminal NE29 6EG

If you are using public transport DFDS Seaways operate a shuttle bus service to and 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 upon Tyne city centre before checking in to our guest house in South Shields.

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 per person (price correct December 2015).

Once you have entered Newcastle upon Tyne Central Station follow internal signage to the underground Metro station which is opposite the main ticket office. Once you have entered Central Station's Metro station you need to take a yellow line train from platform one to South Shields. A summary of the first, last and frequency of trains can be seen below...

Central Station Newcastle upon Tyne Metro To South Shields NE33

Detailed timetable information for this route can be found here: Central Station Metro Timetable.

Tyne & Wear Metro ticket prices are as follows...

Newcastle upon Tyne's Central Station Metro station to South Shields - single (one-way) journey adult ticket costs £3.30. If you will be returning to Newcastle upon Tyne later that day we recommend that you initially buy an adult DaySaver ticket for £4.80 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.

The above ticket prices are correct January 2016.

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 it's 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 it takes approximately ten minutes to walk to our guest house accommodation. The walking route can be seen in the image below...

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

South Shields bus station is labelled A and can be found on the top left of the image, Annie's Guest House is labelled B and can be found on the right side of the image.

The recommended walking route from South Shields Metro station to our guest house accommodation in South Shields is as follows... exit the Metro station via the Kepple Street exit and turn left. Now walk towards HSBC bank at the bottom of Fowler Street. With HSBC bank on your left walk along Fowler Street until you reach the traffic lights at the top of the street. South Shields town hall will be in front of you with it's tall clock and bell tower prominently visible. This is the bottom of Beach Road. Turn left 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 Kepple Street exit of South Shields 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: Newcastle upon Tyne Central Station Directions.

You can view a printable version of these directions here: Port of Tyne International Passenger Terminal Directions.

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