15 photos from South Shields beaches on the hottest day of the year

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside!

Thursday, 25th June 2020, 4:20 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th June 2020, 4:22 pm
Beautiful beaches

South Shields’ beaches were the perfect place to enjoy a day in the sunshine as families and friends headed for the coast to take in the sun and enjoy the warm weather today, Wednesday, June 24 – the hottest day of the year so far.

The temperature reached 27C in South Shields as visitors flocked to the seaside to enjoy the sunshine.

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Families and friends gathered in South Shields to enjoy the warm weather

Have a look at our beautiful beach scenes.

Businesses have reopened to customers along the seafront following lockdown.
Many families settled down for a day in the sunshine at the beach.
Sandhaven beach was busy on Wednesday afternoon but there was still plenty of room to follow social distancing guidelines.
Some families decided to take a break on the grass.
Everyone had fun but kept their distance.
There's nothing like taking off your shoes and walking along the beach bare foot on a sunny day in South Shields.
Lots of people took up a spot on the beach on Wednesday, June 24.
Temperatures soared in South Shields on Wednesday and Thursday
Sticking to the social distancing guidelines in place, families spread out on the beach.
Visitors flocked to the beach to enjoy the hot weather - we have to make the most of it!
Taking a stroll along by the South Shields ferry landing.