But what of the long history of Tynemouth
Priory and Castle - and the town that grew around the site?
You also refer to Whitley Bay and Tynemouth
and the "centre of both towns".
has been named the best place in live in the North East by the Sunday Times.
The building was renamed Tynemouth
Palace in 1898, becoming Tynemouth
Plaza in 1926.
Starting from the entrance to Tynemouth
Priory and Castle we walk down the slope of Pier Road with the sailing club house close to the beach on our left hand side.
A member of the public mistook the planet Jupiter for distress flares on Monday evening, sparking a search by Tynemouth
RNLI lifeboat and an RAF rescue helicopter.
Ewan slept right through the ceremony on board the Severn class all-weather boat at Tynemouth
RNLI station in North Tyneside.
The cup results - with a further win for Tynemouth
seconds in the League Cup A final - rounded off a superb season for the coast club.
A spokesman from Northumbria Police said: "At around 11.59am on Tuesday, police responded to a report of a fire at Knott's Flats, Tynemouth
The area has been praised by Rough Guides, who have published their list of the country's 30 best seaside locations and given Tynemouth
the top spot.
On Sunday, until about 6.30pm (time varies on location), no trains will run between St James and Tynemouth
to allow for overhead power line renewal work.
Making up 80% of Tynemouth
Coffee Company's business, the espresso is "now on about the tenth version," Paul says with a laugh.