Local Landmarks & Attractions

Local Landmarks & Attractions

Part of the success of The Handbook is the genuine love and passion for the area in which we are based. We regularly like to visit our local landmarks and attractions and share our experiences with you. Have your own story about one of our landmarks? Get in contact and let us know.

South Shields featured on Visit Hadrian’s Wall

The website dedicated to promoting Hadrian’s Wall recently featured our very own South Shields on ...
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‘Tyne’ Lifeboat and Canopy

South Shields Lifeboat
The Lifeboat, located at the start of the Pier Parade in South Shields the world’s second ...
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The Customs House

When looking at some of the most prestigious and historic buildings in South Shields, the ...
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Cleadon Mill

Shrouded in an air of mystery, on the highest part of Cleadon Hills, proudly sits ...
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Cleadon Water Tower

Dominating the skyline of Cleadon Hills along with Cleadon Windmill is the impressive and rather ...
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Marsden Lime Kilns

Travelling along the coast road from South Shields to Whitburn or vice versa it’s impossible ...
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The Old Town Hall and Market Place

It’s hard to believe that the small building dominating the market square was once the ...
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Souter Lighthouse

In the mid nineteenth century the North Sea was a treacherous place. Heavy industry and ...
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The Groyne

Groyne
How many people whilst having a cup of tea at the Littlehaven Hotel will have ...
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Marsden Rock & Grotto

Marsden Rock
Standing on Marsden Beach you can’t help but feel moved by the general surroundings. The ...
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