Top things to do in Tynemouth

Top Choice Seafood in Tynemouth

Riley's Fish Shack

Steep timber stairs lead from East St to the beach and this rustic, tucked-away shack. Phenomenal local seafood underpins wood-fired dishes from wraps to empanadas and mains like cod on puy lentils with pancetta and…
Gastropub in Tynemouth

Staith House

Opposite the fishing quay where catches are landed daily, gastropub Staith House has a sunny beer garden, bar made from recycled timbers and an outstanding menu drawing on local, sustainable produce including seawee…
Ruins in Tynemouth

Tynemouth Priory

Built by Benedictine monks on a strategic bluff above the mouth of the Tyne in the 11th-century ruins, Tynemouth Priory was ransacked during the Dissolution in 1539. The military took over for four centuries, only l…
Chocolate in Tynemouth

Gareth James Chocolatier

Chocolates made on site at Gareth James include truffles filled with Pimms, Highland Peak whisky or Marmite, and caramels made with locally harvested sea salt. You can buy them at the boutique, or try them at the te…
Bar in Tynemouth

Barca Art Bar

This funky hybrid bar and art gallery (the works by local artists are all for sale) has DJs spinning Thursday to Saturday nights from 8pm, creative cocktails, local ales and European wines, along with classy tapas.
Pub in Tynemouth

Turks Head

Encased in ivory-coloured tiles, this salt-of-the-earth 1850-built traditional pub is great for a pint of real ale while watching a Newcastle United match.