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Walks and wildlife sites

Walks for families - South Tyneside Family Discovery Trails

South Tyneside Council and The Key Project have created walks and trails for families to take part in. There are many walks within South Tyneside, these include walks along the beaches, coastlines, parks and hills.

For full details about the walks including activities to complete along the way, visit: 

South Tyneside Family Discovery Trails


Win a family ticket for Jarrow Hall

Families are being given the chance to win a free family ticket for Jarrow Hall by, taking picture of their family on one of the walks and posting them to facebook@LoveSTyneside

The family with the best photo will win the free ticket to Jarrow Hall.

For more information see South Tyneside Family Discovery Trails.

KEY2Life food bank

The Key Project who also work with South Tyneside Churches, run a Key2Life food bank which support vulnerable people in South Tyneside. They are also offering free picnics to those who need it.

If you are, or know of, a family in South Tyneside that would benefit from a free picnic, contact KEY2Life on 07833 613 393 or get in touch through their KEY2Life Facebook page

For more information about food banks see Food banks.

For more information about KEY Project visit, Key Project

Support during Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Support for people.

For the latest coronavirus updates see Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Walks and wildlife sites leaflets

There are many leaflets available providing more information about the sites of wildlife interest and walks within South Tyneside.

Choose from the list below to open a printable PDF document for each walk.

Sites of wildlife interest

Self guided walks

Self guided heath walks 

Long distance routes and national trails

For more seasoned walkers, horse riders and cyclists, there are a number of local and national long distance routes which can be found in the North East.

For information on these routes, visit:

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