Can you go up St Marys lighthouse?

Climb the 137 steps to the top of the Lighthouse for the most spectacular views of the North East coast. If you cannot manage the steps, a video facility allows you to experience the same views, live and in colour, at ground level.

Are there seals at St Mary’s Lighthouse?

A short walk over the causeway and you are at the lighthouse. Climb the few steps and you can look out over the North Sea. If you’re lucky like we were you will see the seals lounging on the rocks.

How many steps are there in St Marys lighthouse?

137 steps
St Mary’s Lighthouse Climb the 137 steps to the top of the lighthouse for the most spectacular views of the north east coast of England including Whitley Bay.

Is Whitley Bay Rough?

“Police are aware of the number of reported violent and sexual incidents recorded in South Parade and we are keen to stress that Whitley Bay remains a safe place to live and work and North Tyneside is the safest metropolitan borough in England,” he said.

What time does the tide come in at St Mary’s Lighthouse?

Tides for 2022-06-12

Type of tide Time (BST) Height (metres)
High 03:21 5.2
Low 09:53 1.1
High 15:50 5.3
Low 22:16 1.1

Is St Mary’s Island closed?

As of now St Mary’s Island is open for tourists. The next closing will be for monsoon of 2022.

Are there seals in Whitley Bay?

The nature reserve in Whitley Bay is an important haul-out site for seals, when they come ashore to rest, moult and digest food.

Who owns St Mary’s Lighthouse?

St Mary’s Lighthouse

Shape tapered cylindrical tower with balcony and lantern
Markings white tower and lantern
Operator North Tyneside Borough Council
Heritage Grade II listed

What’s it like to live in Tynemouth?

Tynemouth has been named as the best place to live in the region. It came out on top in the North and North East section of the annual Sunday Times Best Places to Live Guide, beating the likes of Gosforth, Durham and Alnwick.

Is Whitley Bay Safe?

Whitley Bay is the safest medium-sized town in Tyne & Wear, and is among the top 20 safest overall out of Tyne & Wear’s 28 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Whitley Bay in 2021 was 54 crimes per 1,000 people.

Is St Mary’s Island Open now?