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 2023, from food festivals to sailing and sporting events, there is something for everyone to enjoy.


Seaham Shoreside Festival

Shoreside Festival Seaham is a celebration of the evolution of the Seaham coastline, with a rich history, varied landscape its ever developing art culture.


Durham Coastal Half Marathon

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


Seaham Food Festival

Seaham Food Festival A fantastic foodie festival down by the sea! on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th August 2023.

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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