South Shields

South Shields is in Tyne and Wear in North East of England.

Arbeia Roman Fort

Get in

By metro

The Tyne and Wear Metro has a station in the town centre.

By ferry

A small passenger ferry (Tyne Pedestrian Ferry) connects with North Shields on the other side of the river. Bicycles are taken.

By bicycle

Start of Hadrians Cycleway

South Shields - depending on the direction of travel - is the endpoint of the Hadrian's Cycleway, which is signed as National Cycle Route 72. The North Sea Cycle Route (Route 1) also runs through the town.

By train

The nearest major mainline station is Newcastle upon Tyne.

By plane

The nearest international airport is located in nearby Newcastle upon Tyne.





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