This coastline is one of the most beautiful, that I live here makes me biased but it really is lovely. we walk regualry in Hawthorn Dene.
Lovely little seaside town, recovering from depression and recession with the help of Lottery money. Nice beaches, several coffee shops and lots of free parking. Harbour and marina - up and coming.
Starts in the north with one of the largest car boot sales held every Sunday afternoon throughout the summer, The Seaham Hall Hotel, which used to be the manor house, and was where Lord Byron married Anne Milbanke. Next to that, moving south, the Church of St Mary's, a 7th century church, and open at certain times. The new estate... More
Visited Seaham whilst in Durham for a long weekend. Had heard about the old glassworks that used to be there, that had dumped the old glass into the sea back in the 1920s, resulting in shiny, smooth glass pebbles being washed up on the beach to this day. I expected it to be difficult to find any glass pebbles, as... More
Beautiful coastline with beautiful surroundings such as Hawthorn Dene. Great coffee shops, ice cream parlour and fish n' chip shop.
We enjoyed a very pleasant walk along the coast near Peterlee. The beach was still scarred from its industrial past but is recovering well. It was uncrowded and the scenery was amazing. The beach we were on had a thick layer of stones with the odd rag or wooden beam poking out, it was a reminder of our destruction of... More
When you go to seaham at first if you come in via the aldi road you may thing what is this dump but the front area has been done up a lot in the last few years with a few good fish shops (downeys) and the 2 beaches 1 blast beach and the beach at the end with Tanya's cafe... More
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