Sea cave collapse warning as path closed between Marsden Grotto and Souter Lighthouse
A coastal path has been closed to the public amid fears that a cave underneath may collapse.
National Trust property Souter Lighthouse posted on Facebook: “Walkers on The Leas please be aware. Due to the risk of a sea cave collapsing, South Tyneside Council are blocking off a section of the coastal path between Marsden Grotto car park and Souter Lighthouse.
“For your safety, please follow the diversion via the public footpath.”
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Further details are expected from South Tyneside Council later.