Crimdon Beach

Visit Crimdon Beach

Crimdon Beach on the Durham Coast, is a unspoilt sandy beach backed sand dunes and a nature reserve. Heading South, is Crimdon Dene Beach and Crimdon South Beach, towards Steetley Pier in Hartlepool.

Great for families Crimdon beach is a designated bathing beach popular with swimmers in the Summer with holiday parks backing the beach.

Crimdon Dene and Crimdon South Beach

Travel a little further south and you come to Crimdon Dene Beach and the Crimdon South Beach. Here it becomes quieter and is backed by dunes and the Hartlepool Golf Course.

The beach and Durham Coast National Nature Reserve are popular with nature lovers and birdwatchers and are an important breeding ground for the Little Tern, one of the UK’s rare sea birds.

Dogs are allowed on Crimdon Beach, this beach is dog friendly all year round. There is plenty of space for them to roam around.

This beach is …

  • Safe for Swimming
  • Great for Nature Lovers
  • Dog Friendly All Year Round

What to see and do

  • Look out for the Little Tern
  • Play A Round Of Golf
  • Take a Walk Along The Beach

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottages

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

Getting To Crimdon Beach

This beach is off the A1806.

If you are driving from Hartlepool, take the A179, then the A106 Coast road to Crimdon.

Map of Crimdon Beach

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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.

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Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

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