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Heritage coast

Seaham Hall beach is the gateway to the Durham heritage coast. This is a lovely area with beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dr_Waugh
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Seaham is a charming and bustling seaside town

This was a great find with many walks available especially on the beach to the north of the town... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
skelghyl
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Kinross, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seaham Hall beach is the gateway to the Durham heritage coast. This is a lovely area with beautiful and atmospheric views. Well worth the trip.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dr_Waugh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great find with many walks available especially on the beach to the north of the town and around the fairly new marina. Good shopping slightly inland at Dalton Park retail outlet.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank skelghyl
Reviewed 4 October 2018

This is beautiful scenery, the Durham coast. Although it may be nippy with the wind from the north Sea, the views are expansive and now that the coal is all gone, the beaches are clean and long. Great walks along the cliffs near Horden.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank millsonbandm
Reviewed 16 September 2018

The east Durham coast is the best there is.I moved from the south and find it most untouched and a joy to walk and take in the great sights.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John F
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

fist time we have been to nose' s point, certainly won't be the last. we walked quite away along the pathways, which are well maintained, with seating along part of the walk. two car parks, one had an ice cream which seemed popular. free parking....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sandrac58
Reviewed 28 August 2018

East Durham Coast is really beautiful, and walkways have been built so that you can choose how far you want to walk up to around 30 miles I think. And of course it joins up with national cycleways (including one of the Coast to Coast...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 595HugoM
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

The East Durham Coast offers a wide variety of sites from modern industrial to legacy industrial to spectacular views. In any weather it’s a great walk.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank olibot
Reviewed 30 June 2018

first time I've been to east Durham coastal walk. did a few miles from Blackball rocks, lots of beautiful plant life and great sea views. planning to do more now

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

The coastline is beautiful but rugged. I’m lucky that work brings me to Seaham every now and then and I get the chance to spend a bit of time on the beautiful but rugged East Durham coast. The council have been working hard to improve...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Dr_Waugh
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This part of the coast has been cleared of all signs of the colliery waste dumped on it`s beaches for years. It has become a wild life haven, planted with native plants, some rare. The footpaths are easy to use either on foot, cycle or...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Andrew T
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