Whether you’re planning a staycation or a day trip with the kids. Use our coastal holiday guide to discover beautiful 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. Enjoy the beaches of Seaham, Peterlee and Hartlepool. Walk the coastal path or explore the rich history of the area.
Full List of Durham Beaches
Do you know the name of the beach you are looking for? See our full list of beaches in Durham in alphabetical order.
Explore the UK coastline
What’s On along the Coast
Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.
Enjoy the beautiful Durham coast.
Explore other areas with our UK Beach Guide
Explore the miles of UK coastline with popular seaside destinations, coastal walks and water sports. Stop off at a beach for the day or walk or cycle the Coastal Trail.
From local seafood at Craster beach to sandy beaches and coastal castles Northumberland Beaches have a lot to offer.
Home to famous Scarborough Beach to the Dinosaur Coast in Runswick Bay there is lots to see and do along the Yorkshire Coast.
TYNE & WEAR
Enjoy the beautiful family friendly Tyne & Wear coast with broad golden sandy beaches stunning natural scenery and rich history.
Great for weekends away at the beach, the East Riding coast has plenty of sightseeing as well as water sports destinations.
Visit the the Durham Heritage Coast looking out over the North Sea, from Sandy Crimdon beach to sites of Special Scientific Interest.