Durham Coast Events

Calendar of Durham Coast Events

For a great day out by the beach check out our guide to Durham coast events and seaside festivals taking place each year. If you are looking for things to do and find out what’s on in Durham, see the events listed below.

Event Dates for your diary

Durham Coast events and highlights throughout the year for your diary. Find out what’s on in 2024, from food festivals to sailing and sporting events, there is something for everyone to enjoy.


Durham Coastal Half Marathon

7th July 2024

A race along the North East coast. A popular and challenging half marathon, set on the scenic Durham Coastal Path.


Seaham Food Festival

3rd – 4th August 2024

Seaham Food Festival A fantastic foodie festival down by the sea! on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th August 2024.

discover Durham Beaches

If you are going to a coastal event in Durham, check out some of the other beaches nearby

Top Durham Beaches

Looking for top Durham Coast destinations? Miles of sandy beaches, traditional seaside towns and family attractions. Walk the coastal path or find family friendly Blue Flag beaches. There are sandy beaches in Durham which are safe for swimming as well as dog friendly beaches for long walks with our four legged friends.

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Beach Guide

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