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Wildlife & Nature Event, Sat 28 Jul 2018, £5

Shotley Pier

Shotley Pier


Shotley Gate,


Shotley beach has loads of shells and sea glass, and is a fabulous location for beachcombing with heaps of other treasures to be found. Beach Bonkers will be donating the money from ticket sales to the Shotley Pier Restoration Fund.

Meeting point: Shotley Pier, Queen Victoria Drive, Shotley Gate, IP9 1PY. Please join me ten minutes before the beachcomb begins so we can start promptly. Sorry, but if you are late you won't be able to join us.

Do I need to book? Booking in advance advisable, but you can turn up on the day. To book please call Sally on (01473) 780052 or email

How much does it cost? £5 for each person.

What age is this suitable for? All ages. Beachcombing is suitable for children and adults alike. Hunting for treasure on our beaches is addictive whatever your age, so all are welcome. Children must be supervised at all times by their accompanying adults.

What should I wear? It can be windy and cold on the beach even on a sunny day so wrap up with lots of layers for warmth and against the wind. Please wear shoes suitable for walking on shingle - flip-flops or open-toed sandals will be uncomfortable.

How long will it last? A couple of hours.

What if it's horrible weather? The weather can be very changeable but the beachcomb will go ahead unless it's torrential rain or high winds make the beach dangerous.

Can I bring my dog? Well behaved dogs on a short lead are welcome.

Is there parking? There is free parking on Bristol Hill and in front of the pier.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Public toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 28 Jul 2018 09:30 to 11:30
Please be there 10 minutes before we start.


£5 per person

Events at this Venue



See location of Harbour Ferry Shotley Marina on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TM 251337  Lat: 51.95675 Long: 1.27523

Parking: free


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome