Whether you are looking for a seaside resort or a cultural experience the Britannia Guest House offers first class accommodation and a great location.
South Shields is a traditional seaside resort with beautiful beaches and a dramatic coastline. It is the perfect choice for those seeking a holiday, a weekend away or a day trip. Ideal for families with its stunning coastline, golden beaches and picturesque villages South Shields and surrounding area is a joy to visit whatever the time of year.
The history of the town and of South Tyneside stretches back to Roman times which has been stunningly recreated at Arbeia Roman fort. The areas rich maritime heritage is celebrated at Souter Lighthouse while the local heritage has been preserved at Bede's World and within South Shields Museum and Art Gallery. South Shields Museum also houses the Catherine Cookson exhibition as the town is home to the famous writer.
South Shields has a good reputation for lively nightlife, dining and shopping and the atmosphere is friendly and welcoming. With all this to see and do, you'll can see why South Shields is the place to visit!
Newcastle and Gateshead are within 20 minutes drive or a short Metro ride away where you can find many cultural, historic and educational attractions including the Gateshead Millenium Bridge, The Sage Gateshead and Newcastle's Life Centre.
Only 15 minutes drive is the city of Sunderland where you can visit the award winning Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens and the National Glass Centre.
Visit the historical city of Durham with its World Heritage site of the cathedral and castle, the victorian indoor market and nearby Beamish Open Air Museum.
Beautiful countryside can be found in the national park of Northumberland where you can enjoy a variety of activities such as walking and watersports or visit Hadrians Wall, the regions second World Heritage Site.