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    South Shields to Sunderland

    If you want a scenic but less challenging walk, along the coast then this is perfect for you.

    The walk is almost completely flat and takes you along the cliffs which are tricky but beautiful.

    How far is the walk from South Shields to Sunderland?

    Around 13.4 kilometres or 8.3 miles from point to point which will take around three or four hours depending on your pace.

    The trail is perfect for those enjoy walks, trail running and nature trips.

    How do I get to South Shields?

    Newcastle upon Tyne to South Shields takes 27 minutes via car and is around 11 miles.

    It takes a little longer via train but there is a direct route from Central Station to South Shields that takes 46 minutes.

    Is there anything else nearby?

    Along the way you will see Souter lighthouse which has a cafe that’s perfect for a quick cup of tea along the way.

    Another good stop is Marsden Grotto which is great for a spot of lunch or a pint.

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