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Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 5 key areas – cleanliness, hospitality, bedrooms, bathrooms and breakfast.

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Customer rating 8 / 10
Based on 269 reviews

Set in a Victorian conservation area, simple rooms in a lovely location

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At a glance

Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible

Located in the picturesque village of Westoe in the heart of South Shields, The Sir William Fox offers value-for-money accommodation. It benefits from some off-road parking and is within easy walking distance of the Metro, and South Tyneside College. Dinner is available and the property is fully licensed.


  • Rooms: 15
  • Family rooms: 4
  • Ground-floor rooms: 2

Room rates

  • Credit cards accepted

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Afternoon tea served
  • Dinner served
  • Last orders for evening meals: 8.45pm


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Coach parties welcome


  • Steps for wheelchair: 2
  • Accessible bedrooms: 2


  • Children welcome


  • Secure cycle storage

Getting here

A194 into John Reid Rd, then King George Rd into Sunderland Rd. Over rdbt, turn right & right again

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South Shields
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