Regions beaches in UK top-ten

North East coast at Tynemouth Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

The regions beaches have been included in a list of top-ten child-friendly beaches in the UK.

It has been compiled by a national magazine.

Included is the beach at Cullercoats, which is described as a the chance to play make-believe pirate games near the caves.

Councillor Eddie Darke, from North Tyneside Council said:

“We invest a lot of time in caring for our beaches so that residents and visitors can enjoy them year-round and it’s great to receive national recognition.”