Beechwood Guest House


South Shields, Tyne & Wear

Official Rating
Assessed by
Visit England Logo
award award
Book direct

Our Inspector's view

Beechwood Guest House is a Hotel quality Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in South Shields, Tyne & Wear. Situated a short walk from Arbeia Roman Fort, the Town Centre, parks & beaches, transport links to Newcastle, Newcastle International Airport, Gateshead Metro Centre, Sunderland and Durham. Close to Tyne Tunnel, A1M, A1 and A19. Enjoy a family holiday or quality moments with friends, this holiday get-away is perfect for both.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

3 Star Guest Accommodation
3 Star Guest House
Silver Award accolade
Beechwood Guest House
119 Ocean Road, SOUTH SHIELDS, Tyne & Wear, NE33 2JL

About the area

Discover Tyne & Wear

The metropolitan county of Tyne and Wear encompasses Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Gateshead, South Shields and Sunderland, as well as part of Hadrian’s Wall. The county is cut through by the two rivers after which it is named. The area grew prosperous on coal and shipbuilding, and buildings of Victorian grandeur reflect its heyday. George Stephenson established an ironworks here in 1826, and the first engine on the Stockton and Darlington railway was made in Newcastle.

Newcastle’s ‘new castle’ is believed to date from the 11th century, though the present keep dates from the 12th. Other ancient buildings include the cathedral and Guildhall, while contemporary constructions include the Metro, which links Newcastle to Gateshead (along with several bridges), and the Metro Centre in Gateshead, Europe’s largest indoor shopping and leisure complex.

Jarrow, five miles east of Newcastle, is remembered for the Jarrow Crusade of 1936, when 200 men marched to London to bring attention to the plight of unemployed shipbuilders. The town was also the home of monk-scholar, the Venerable Bede, whose 8th-century work, Historia Ecclesiastica Gentis Anglorum, was the first important history written about the English.

Why choose Rated Trips?

Your trusted guide to rated places across the UK
icon example
The best coverage

Discover more than 15,000 professionally rated places to stay, eat and visit from across the UK and Ireland.

icon example
Quality assured

Choose a place to stay safe in the knowledge that it has been expertly assessed by trained assessors.

icon example
Plan your next trip

Search by location or the type of place you're visiting to find your next ideal holiday experience.

icon example
Travel inspiration

Read our articles, city guides and recommended things to do for inspiration. We're here to help you explore the UK.