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Tynemouth Market

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Every Saturday and Sunday, the platforms at Tynemouth Metro Station bustle with bargain hunters, foodies and visitors browsing over 150 stalls at the vibrant Tynemouth Market. Set in grand surroundings beneath the stunning Victorian glazed roof of Tynemouth Station, shoppers are guaranteed a unique day out by The Coast to find their next must-buy.

Hunt for local produce and homemade, artisan treats from independent traders, rummage for treasures on the eclectic bric-a-brac stalls or riffle through tables of second-hand books. At Tynemouth's undercover market you'll find yourself immersed in a world of vintage clothing, jewellery and accessories, where you can also pick up unique antique items, retro fashion, vintage homeware and furniture. Local artists and designers also have stalls bursting with handcrafted items, artisan crafts, unique artwork, prints and photography, so you can be sure to pick up something special.

Why not enjoy a cup of coffee lovingly made by local coffee roasters? Or, grab lunch from one of the street food kiosks. You can even take a little piece of the North East home with stalls selling  fresh, artisan bread and organic groceries as well as locally made unique souvenirs.

Best of all, you'll receive a warm Geordie welcome from the traders, locals and visitors at Tynemouth Market, ensuring that it's a brilliant way to spend a weekend in the North East, no matter your age or interests. Alongside the regular local traders who set up their stalls every week, Tynemouth Market host one-off events throughout the year including regular Farmer’s Markets, an annual book fair and dedicated Christmas markets.

Not just a shopping hotspot, Tynemouth Metro Station is also a Grade II* listed building which opened in 1882 as a railway station. It later became the first section of the Metro network in 1980, making it a great attraction for local history buffs.

Plan your visit today, and experience one of NewcastleGateshead's best and most famous markets.

By Metro

The market takes place within the Tynemouth Metro Station. This can be reached via the Coast, Airport or Sunderland routes from a number of stations across the North East. A typical journey from Newcastle City Centre is around 30-40 minutes.

By Car

Parking is limited in Tynemouth with many of the surrounding streets permit holder only. However, some paid for car parking is available along Tynemouth’s Front Street and nearby streets.

By Bus

There are a number of bus routes that travel nearby from a number of locations including the North East. Please see our travel information page for more details

On Foot

The pretty seaside town of Tynemouth is compact and easy to walk around to reach Tynemouth Station. Why not make a day of it by exploring the beaches, cafes and historic Priory?

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Opening Hours

Saturday & Sunday: 9.00am - 3.30pm

Telephone: 07907 468 441


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