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St Mary's Island Northumberland

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Site Details

Coastal island, joined to mainland at low tide, with small wetland reserve on adjacent mainland.

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Additional Site Details


Off A193 at north end of Whitley Bay. Bus 308 from Newcastle-upon-Tyne.


Public access to foreshore, and to island at low tide.


Two large car parks; parking meter.

Opening Times

Visitor centre (on island): opening hours vary with tides.


Visitor centre on island; toilets. Sea-watching hide on island. Screens to view wetland area.

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