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Cullercoats - An Alternative Guide

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Cullercoats

This is Cullercoats, once a small but identifiable community, now sadly just part of the ribbon of development reaching north up the coast from the river Tyne. That’s not to say it has nothing to offer – it has: There a two lovely beaches, the small one within the harbour walls, and the Tynemouth Longsands to the south, and if you don’t mind a 5 minute walk, there’s also Whitley Bay to the north, so it’s a great place for kids in the summer. There are places to eat, places to drink and also places to stay if you like what you see. There are places to have your car fixed or your hair done. We have a Butchers, a Bakers, but no candle-stick makers. From the cliff above the harbour, there is a dramatic view south of the remains of Tynemouth Priory and Battery, and if you fancy seeing inside the Priory, it’s about a 15 minute amble down the road which runs just above the beach all the way. Tynemouth itself is also worth a visit.

Cullercoats has a Metro station 2 minutes walk from the sea-front, and it takes about 30 minutes from Newcastle, depending on which train you get. There are also regular Bus Services through the village, and easy access by road. The North-Tyneside General Hospital is about 5 minutes journey by car, and has an A & E dept. Whitley Bay Health Centre is a ten-minute walk along Whitley Road, should you require a doctor.

There are a few websites dedicated to Cullercoats, so I’m not going to duplicate information here. What I have done is listed here the local businesses in Cullercoats to provide information for would-be visitors to the region.

Places to drink and eat

The Copper Kettle Cafe
1-3 John Street.
Tel: 0191-251-3616.
Good English food at fair prices.

Tea Anyone?

Tea Anyone?

Mamma Rosa’s Pasta & Pizza House
3 Victoria Crescent.
Tel: 0191-251-5545
Good, tasty Italian grub, reasonably priced, served with good humour. A good night out.

Italy - home of the spaghetti bush

Italy - home of the spaghetti bush

That’s Amore

Brunos Ristorante Italiano
5 Victoria Crescent.
Tel: 0191-251-3065
Sister business to Mama Rosas – more intimate atmosphere, good grub.

Italy (when its cold)

Italy in Winter

Josef Locke: Hear My Song

Bilash Tandoori
5 Station Road.
Tel: 0191-251-3891
Tasty Indian cooking at moderate prices. Takeaway available.

Lady you are my peace of mind
Were I to seek your par none I could find
You delicately went to curry land
And left a lonely man
Ah me yogi blue

From ‘Curry Land’ by Donovan Leitch

Open Road

The Queens Head, Cliff Top, Cullercoats
Traditional English Pub with good food, reasonably priced.

Happy Days

Members of the PLO relaxing with local girls

The Very Best of Adam Faith

The Crescent Club, Seafront (CIU)
Are you Affiliated?

Play Are You Affiliated

Brutal Mix - Star Turn On 45 Pints

Food Shops

David’s Sausages are the best in the North!
Peter Darling – Butchers.
5A St. Georges Rd.
North Shields,
NE30 3JX
0191 252 3295

Sausages - yum yum

Sausages - yum yum

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="130" caption="Sausage Tree (Kigelia pinnata)"]Sausage Tree[/caption]

Did you know that sausages come from a Sausage Tree?
No, neither did I, but it’s official, above there’s a picture of a sausage tree.

Still don’t believe me? then look here http://waynesword.palomar.edu/sausage.htm

Canny Stotties here:
Canatrice Ltd. – Bakers.
9 St Georges Road,
Cullercoats,
North Shields
Tyne and Wear NE30 3JXA

Stottie cake or stotty is a type of bread produced in North-east England. It is a flat and round loaf (usually about 30 cm in diameter and 4 cm deep). Elsewhere in the world, bread considered similar to the stottie is known as Oven Bottom Bread.
(Wikipedia)

Get Fruity with Alan:
Alan Bridge – Fruit & Veg.
St Georges Rd.
Cullercoats

Dont let me wither

Don't let me wither

A Song for Me – Family
Miscellany

The Very Best Of The Early Years

Hey Mister, wanna ride?

Hey Mister, wanna ride?

DJA Coachworks – Vehicle Body Repairs
Back 59 Beverley Terrace
Cullercoats
North Shields
Tel: 0191 253 4898

Parker & Storey – Motor Engineers
The Garage
Norma Crescent
NE26 2PD
Tel: 0191 251 3521

Cullercuts Hair Design,
2 Eskdale Terrace
Cullercoats
Whitley Bay NE30 4PX,
Tel 0191-251-2713

Hare Design

Hare Design

Dr. Barnados

Dr. Barnados Children Charity

Pets N’ Things,
St Georges Road,
Cullercoats
Tel: 0191 2525095

I'm only one Finch across!

I'm only one Finch across!

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