Photos of Newcastle

Tynemouth Seafront

Tynemouth has two beaches, Longsands boasts excellent long stretches of golden sands and the more secluded King Edwards Bay, that are popular all year round and are regular seaside award winners.

Tynemouth Longsands

July 2014





June 2014









April 2013









August 2009

Tynemouth Longsands

Tynemouth Longsands

Tynemouth Longsands

Tynemouth Longsands



July 2008

Tynemouth Longsands

Tynemouth Longsands

Tynemouth Longsands

Tynemouth Longsands




King Edwards Bay

June 2014







April 2014






April 2013







August 2009

King Edwards Bay

King Edwards Bay

King Edwards Bay



August 2008

King Edwards Bay

King Edwards Bay

King Edwards Bay

King Edwards Bay





Tynemouth Outdoor Pool

The now disused Tynemouth Outdoor Pool is at the southern end of Tynemouth Longsands Beach. The North Tyneside Council website says...

Tynemouth outdoor pool was built in response to the deaths of a number of tourists unused to the cold and currents of the North Sea. It was opened on June 27, 1925.

In 1991 the pool was decommissioned as a result of spiralling maintenance and staffing costs as well as declining usage.

In 1996, in an attempt to re-use the pool in some capacity, small rocks and boulders were placed into the pool to try and create a rock pool and integrate it more into its natural surroundings.

In 2007, in response to renewed interest in the pool, the council asked independent experts to research the possibility of bring it back into use.



June 2014










April 2013





See also:
Geordie star Sting's cash gift to help save Tynemouth Outdoor Pool
Tynemouth Outdoor Pool
North Tyneside Council - Bringing the outdoor pool back into use
Facebook - Tynemouth Outdoor Pool
Great old photos of the pool looking slightly busier 1, 2 and 3.




A video of Tynemouth outdoor swimming pool built in 1925. Filmed in the 1960's and in the 90's it was converted to a rockpool. Uploaded by YouTube user Frank Gillings









A video of The Miss Tyne Tees TV beauty competition at the Tynemouth beach swimming pool in July 1971. One of the judges, footballer Malcolm Macdonald. Once again uploaded to YouTube by Frank Gillings. A slideshow of the images from this video can be seen here Miss Tyne Tees TV July 1971.





More Tynemouth Photos by me:
Tynemouth
Tynemouth Castle and Priory
Tynemouth Metro Station
Tynemouth Seafront
Tynemouth - Lord Collingwood Monument
Tynemouth - The Mouth of the Tyne
Tynemouth - North Tyne Pier and Lighthouse
Tynemouth - Priors Haven







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