The coastal towns of Whitley Bay and its smaller (but more upmarket) neighbour Tynemouth are bursting with fantastic independent shops.
Gloriously restored to the former glory of its grand Victorian days, Tynemouth Station now offers a vast covered space for the famous markets each weekend. Visitors come from far and wide to join the crowds enjoying the huge variety of over 150 stalls and soaking up the huge atmosphere on both sides of the platforms. Its magnificent glazed roof offers shelter whatever the British weather brings, rain or shine!
Cost: £12.00 per person.