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Hundreds enjoy Whitley Bay New Year's Day dip

1 January 2014 Last updated at 15:55 GMT

Hundreds of people saw in the new year with an icy dip in the sea at Whitley Bay, North Tyneside.

Alison Freeman reports.

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