South Shields Visitor Information Centre


Offering a friendly and efficient service our staff will happily provide you with ideas of things to do and see in the local area. The VIC is located within The Word, in the Market Square at South Shields with adjacent car parks and frequent bus service, 1/4 mile from Metro station. Disabled access and free parking for up to 2 hours.

Contact Information

The Word
45 Market Place
South Shields
NE33 1JF
  0191 4247788
  Visit the South Shields Visitor Information Centre website

Useful Information

Disabled access : Disabled access.
Opening Times : Mon - Thurs 9am - 6pm, Fri 9am - 5pm, Sat & Sun 10am - 4pm Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day, other Public Holidays 10am - 4pm

Admission Prices : Free admission.

Location Information