Destination guide

Head to the cosy city of North Shields

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in North Shields. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its bars and theme park. Blue Reef Aquarium and Quayside are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in North Shields

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes North Shields a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blue Reef Aquarium (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Wet 'n' Wild Water Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • City of Newcastle Golf Club (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • The Gate (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Bedlingtonshire Golf Club (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Birtley Golf Club (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of North Shields

Travellers appreciate the pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views, which is just a taste of what North Shields has to offer. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, North Shields is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens (17.4 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Longsands Beach (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Marsden Rock Bird Reserve (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Seaton Sluice Beach (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Exhibition Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Ridley Park (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around North Shields

Fly into Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), the closest airport, located 10.3 mi (16.6 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around North Shields?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 341 holiday lettings around North Shields. From 238 flats & apartments to 55 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to North Shields? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in North Shields. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Northeast Canoe Kayak and Adventure: 538 holiday lettings
  • Wet 'n' Wild Water Park: 551 holiday lettings
  • Longsands Beach: 520 holiday lettings
  • Port Of Tyne: 573 holiday lettings
  • Stephenson Railway Museum: 563 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around North Shields listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in North Shields?

Yes, of course. offers 238 Flats in North Shields. Our other popular types of North Shields holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 55 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 37 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 37 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in North Shields?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 268 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in North Shields. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.