Tynemouth is a great place to learn to surf.
There are several excellent surf schools on hand to get you started, hiring out all the gear and keeping you safe. Some accommodation providers in the area are signed up to our surf friendly accommodation scheme and you can download the Surfing in Tynemouth app for free - featuring live webcams, links to surfing news and the latest surf conditions.
The following businesses offer surfing lessons:
Loco Surfing (SUP)
Check the latest conditions:
A bite to eat...
Tynemouth Surf Café is a fully licensed, dog-friendly venue on the seafront at Tynemouth next to Tynemouth Surf Co. Great for breakfasts, real ales and occasional live music nights, the Surf Café is available for private hire. Find them on Facebook or call 0191 447 1503.
Crusoe's is a great place to sit and watch the surfing action whatever the weather. Grab a coffee and cake and enjoy stunning views across Longsands Beach. There's always a buzz about the place and is sometimes busy - but its worth the wait. Click here to find out more about the venue.
Surfing in Tynemouth App for iPhone, iWatch and Android
You can download our Surfing in Tynemouth app for free. It features live web cams, surf news, contact details for surf lessons and equipment, locations for the closest hotels, pubs and local facilities and much more. Over 3000 people have downloaded the app so far.
Surf Friendly Scheme (operated by North Tyneside Council)
Some accommodation providers in the area go a little further to welcome surfers. Properties displaying the logo are surf friendly and can provide storage for equipment, drying facilities and local information on surf conditions, equipment hire, tuition and repair services.