Visit Seaham Beach
Seaham is a long stretch of sandy beach running north from Seaham Harbour on on Durham’s Heritage Coast. The northern part of the beach is backed by a seawall that runs to Featherbed Rocks.
Rugged Featherbed Rocks is rocky part of the beach which is ideal for rockpooling. From here to the Harbour is known as Dalton Burn beach. The famous Tommy Statue in the centre of the square behind this part of the beach and the Terrace Green has free car parking and benches overlooking the sea.
For refreshments try the Lickety Split Creamery a 1950s-themed ice cream parlour with a rock’n’roll jukebox and fabulous sundae menu by the harbour beach on North Terrace.
The North pier of the harbour is used by the Seaham Sea Angling Club members and there are local and national sea angling competitions held through the year.
Did you know? Seaham is famous for its sea glass that washes up onto the sand
As you walk north along the beach you will get to an area known as Seaham Hall Beach, which is also a great spot for collecting sea glass.
Seaham beach is dog friendly all year round.
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