Destination guide

Head to the cozy city of North Shields

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in North Shields. This welcoming city allures visitors with its bars and theme park. Blue Reef Aquarium and Quayside are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations 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 cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes North Shields a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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

Travelers 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 center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around North Shields

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

Can I find a vacation rental around North Shields?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 276 vacation rentals near North Shields. From 69 Houses to 180 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near North Shields for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to North Shields?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in North Shields. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Stephenson Railway Museum: 549 vacation rentals
  • Watch House Museum: 498 vacation rentals
  • Angel of the North: 513 vacation rentals
  • Northumberlandia: 513 vacation rentals
  • Port Of Tyne: 534 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in North Shields?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 69 Houses in North Shields. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in North Shields include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 180 rentals available
  • Cabins: 21 rentals available
  • Cottages: 21 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in North Shields?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 231 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in North Shields. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.