Tynemouth Holiday Cottage is a large two bedroom cottage with garage in the heart of Tynemouth, a stone's-throw from the famous Longsands beach.
The village is popular with visitors who are drawn to its stunning location, fabulous history and its beaches and attractions. Front Street has a number of places to eat and drink whether it is a coffee and a cake, a traditional pub lunch or a bistro evening meal. It also has some interesting independent shops, many of which are in Green Ginger Arcade, a converted church.
There is a fantastic range of restaurants within walking distance of the cottage:
You can find further information on some of these on out Restaurants page.
There are excellent facilities for children of all ages ranging from surf, paddle board and kayak lessons, local parks, Blue Reef Aquarium, dinosaur crazy golf, inflatable fun park (during summer months) and local swimming pools and leisure facilities.
Tynemouth priory and Castle (English Heritage link), Collingwood monument are all within walking distance. Every Saturday and Sunday there is an open air market within the beautifully restored Victorian train station at Tynemouth – with a huge range of stalls including antiques, fresh produce, clothing and vintage clothing and furniture.
The walk along the seafront to Cullercoats and beyond to Whitley Bay is relaxing and is rewarded with some fine views, perhaps the best being the majestic sweep of Tynemouth Longhands with St George's Church in the background. There are a number of attractions in and around Tynemouth offering fun for all the family. Blue Reef Aquarium has an amazing range of sea life on display including seahorses, sharks and stingrays as well as otters, seals and a colony of monkeys. Tynemouth Park is home to a range of family attractions including Lost World Adventure Golf, a dinosaur themed mini golf course and Zero Ice Park. There is also a boating lake with pedalos available to hire. Opposite the park, Childhood Memories Toy Museum is home to thousands of toys from days gone by and is wonderful trip down memory lane.
From The North, head South down the A1 to the A19 Seaton Burn turn off, follow the A19 down to the A1058 Coast Road, head towards Tynemouth, keep going until you pass the Park Hotel (on your left) and reach the seafront, turn right and follow the road along the seafront and turn right just before you reach the Grand Hotel, turn immediately left and you are on Percy Gardens Cottages.
From the South, Head North thought the Tyne Tunnel (A19) follow the A19 up to the A1058 Coast road, head towards Tynemouth, follow this road down to the coast, drive along the seafront until you reach the Grand Hotel and turn left straight after it, turn left immediately and you are on Percy Gardens Cottages.
From Newcastle simply head towards the coast on the Coast Road (A1058) and follow the same instructions above as if you were coming from the North.
The best way to get to Tynemouth by Train is to go to Newcastle Central Station, then use the Metro system. Train Journey times form London, Manchester and Birmingham to Newcastle range between 2 hours 40 minutes to 3 hours and 15 minutes. The train journey from Edinburgh to Newcastle is about one and a half hours.
The Metro Station is directly underneath the train station and is easy to find.
Newcastle International Airport is fastest growing regional airport in the UK. Travelling from the airport to Tynemouth is easy as it has its own Metro station. The airport serves a wide range of domestic and international flights.
The Metro System links Tynemouth to other local areas such as Whitley Bay and Cullercoats as well as Newcastle, Gateshead and Sunderland
The Metro station in Tynemouth is just off manor Road which is connected to Front Street (the main shopping street in Tynemouth)