54/56 Julian Avenue
Tyne and Wear
The Four Star Britannia Guest House offers extremely high quality accommodation in South Shields. Established over 20 years, and although Tourist Board 4 star rated, rates are very reasonable. We are delighted to offer very high standards of hospitality and cleanliness.
Sorry but the Britannia Guest House does not accept single gender groups or coach parties.
The Britannia guest house is situated in the quiet residential area, but still in the town centre and only a 5 min walk to the Tyne ferry, customs house, bars, restaurants, beaches, parks and Metro with it's links to Newcastle and its Intl airport.We are also the nearest guest house to South Tyneside college survival centre, and only 200 metres to Arbeia roman fort. A beautiful 10 bedroomed Victorian home, decorated to an extremely high standard, with very spacious comfortable rooms. 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.
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.
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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Tynemouth Castle and Priory - 1.3 miles (Castle)
Jarrow Monastery - 2.2 miles (Abbey)
Jarrow Hall - 2.2 miles (Family Attraction)
Souter Lighthouse - 3.2 miles (Historic Building)
Segedunum Roman Fort (Hadrian's Wall) - 4.2 miles (Roman Site)
Hylton Castle - 5.4 miles (Castle)
Seaton Delaval Hall - 6.3 miles (Historic House)
Sunderland, Holy Trinity Church - 6.7 miles (Historic Church)
Holy Jesus Hospital - 7.4 miles (Historic Building)
Bessie Surtees House - 7.5 miles (Historic Building)
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