Whether you are interested in arts and culture, local heritage or enjoy being outdoors, South Tyneside has something for everyone to enjoy. With a number of attractions, a spectacular coastline, quaint villages and high quality restaurants you can make the most from your visit to The Word.
Arbeia Roman Fort
Just a 10 minute walk from The Word is Arbeia Roman Fort, the most extensively excavated Roman military supply base in the Empire. Built in AD160, this UNESCO World Heritage Site stood guard at the mouth of the River Tyne and once controlled the main port of entry to the Roman Empire in Britain.