Hawthorn Beach

Visit Hawthorn Beach

Hawthorn Beach on the Durham coast is a small quiet beach backed by woodland. This beautiful section of the Durham Heritage Coastline is off the beaten track and fairly quiet all year round.

Walk through the woods, onto the stoney beach. Look down and you might find some sea glass here too.

Great for long coastal walks and exploring the Hawthorn Dene Nature Reserve behind.

This beach is dog friendly all year round.

This beach is …

  • Dog friendly all year round
  • Great for nature lovers
  • Good for sea glass
  • Off the beaten track

Have a great day out along the coast.

There are no facilities at this beach, but it is still a lovely place to take long walks, make patterns with the stones on the beach and enloy the stunning scenery.

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Getting There

Taking a trip to the beach. Get there by train or car.

NEAREST TRAIN : Seaham Station
Hawthorn Beach Map

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