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. Walk the coastal path or explore the rich history of the area.
Discover Durham Beaches
Enjoy the beaches of Seaham, Peterlee and Hartlepool. From harbour towns of Hartlepool to the dramatic beaches of the Durham Heritage coast, this part of the coast is not to be missed.
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.
UK Beach Guide
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