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Shields Ferry

River Dr, North Shields NE33 1JR, England
+44 191 202 0747
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Efficient

Efficient service running every 30 minutes from early morning . Ideal for cyclists and wheelchair... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lynn M
Pleasant trip

The ferry terminals on both sides of the water have indoor seating and are spacious. The ferry is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sandancer77
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“both sides” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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River Dr, North Shields NE33 1JR, England
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+44 191 202 0747
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Reviewed yesterday

Efficient service running every 30 minutes from early morning . Ideal for cyclists and wheelchair users as it’s very spacious . Reasonably priced and offers great views of the Tyne

Thank Lynn M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ferry terminals on both sides of the water have indoor seating and are spacious. The ferry is accessible for wheelchairs, pushchairs, bikes etc... and has a large seating area in the centre of the ferry. You can also sit upstairs in the open air....More

Thank Sandancer77
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This ferry crossing takes only a little time but it offers you some great views over the Tyne. This crossing is included in your public transport pass when you buy a day saver. I would strongly reccomend to do a crossing.

Thank Huurman1968
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ferry journey doesn't take long but gives some good views of both sides of the river Tyne. If the weather is good it's nice to sit upstairs... our grandchildren enjoy this .

Thank chashannant
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every 20 mins or so it provides a vital link between North and South shields. inexpensive, interesting and on time ! Not to mention the very friendly staff.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ideal for getting onto other side of river North Shields to South Shields. Foot passengers only not car.

Thank ukdm1
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Parked up in North Shields and travelled on the ferry to South Shield ferry crossings were regular and on time first time we had used this mode of transport and will be frequent travelers now

Thank Christine P
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

Allways good service on the ferry.we use this service at least once a week to go to Tynemouth,Whitley bay etc as we like the coastal walking.

Thank michael9991158798
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

It is Quick and Easy to get across the river and over to South Shields using the Ferry and vice versa.

Thank Lotty44
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

The ferry is great and takes you from North Shields to South Shields or vice versa. I can use my annual metro pass to use the metro too. There’s also a lovely view along the river.

Thank Michelle C
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elaine p
14 August 2018|
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Response from thecaptain101 | Reviewed this property |
Taxi is best, steep hill and a 20 minute walk otherwise. Not sure how often the busses work on Sunday's. Probably around a fiver in a cab.
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sandraannison54
23 June 2016|
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Response from nettyjam | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry but i'm not sure. You could google it & find out that way
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brummiesan
29 May 2016|
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Response from nettyjam | Reviewed this property |
As above. Very weelchair and pushchair friendly
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