Durham Beaches

Find your favourite Durham Beaches

The Durham Heritage Coast looking out over the North Sea is a favourite with nature lovers and popular sea angling destination. Once known as the ‘Black Beaches’ the coastline has been transformed into an area of stunning natural beauty brimming with wildlife. Walk the coastal path or explore the rich history of the area.

Durham Beach Guide

Find all Durham beaches by alphabetical order.

Blackhall Colliery Beach

Visit Blackhall Colliery Beach Blackhall Colliery Beach is a stunning stretch natural coastline part of the Durham Coast National Nature...

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Blackhall Rocks Beach

Visit Blackhall Rocks Beach Blackhall Rocks Beach is a stretch sandy beach backed by coastal cliffs, popular with nature lovers...

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Crimdon Beach

Visit Crimdon Beach Crimdon Beach on the Durham Heritage Coast, once home to thriving 1950's holiday resort, is a unspoilt...

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Hartlepool Beach

Visit Hartlepool Beach Hartlepool Beach is in a fascinating harbour town and headland on the Durham coast. Visit the Hartlepool's...

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Hawthorn Beach

Visit Hawthorn Beach Hawthorn Beach on the Durham coast is a small quiet beach backed by woodland. Off the beaten...

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Seaham Beach

Visit Seaham Beach Seaham is a long stretch of sandy beach running north from Seaham Harbour on on Durham’s Heritage...

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Seaton Carew Beach

Visit Seaton Carew Beach Award winning Seaton Carew Beach between Hartlepool and the mouth of the River Tees, has a...

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Dog Friendly beaches in Durham

There are events happening along the Durham Coast throughout the year. Click here for the full calendar of events

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