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Address: Nm, Durham, England

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Just shows what can be done for the environment and nature...

Once a grubby and dirty coastline with great big stockpiles of coal, this coastline - now managed by the National Trust, has been transformed. It is a wonderful 11 mile walk... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Once a grubby and dirty coastline with great big stockpiles of coal, this coastline - now managed by the National Trust, has been transformed. It is a wonderful 11 mile walk along a magnesium limestone habitat, from Seaham to Crimdon, listening to Skylarks along the way. Nose's Point is the best place to park (free). There are a few places... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I parked at Dawdon and walked south from Nose's Point towards Hawthorn Dene, partly along the beach, partly along the clifftop. You cannot appreciate this wonderful place without understanding its history; for 100 years, this coastline was one of the most defiled in the country, with millions of tons of mining waste being dumped on the beach and in the... More 

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An Englishman abroad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Everybody knows about the Northumberland coast and it's beauty but come a little further south and take a look at the Durham coastline, you will not be disappointed.

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UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We walked from Nose's Point along the cliff top taking in the views and reading the information boards. Further along we crossed the railway line (with care) and arrived at Hawthorn Dene. Some of the woodland in the dene has existed for about 400 years and the area was designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest due to the variety... More 

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yorks
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Had a fantastic day with a ranger from Durham Heritage Coast. A short two and half hour walk with stop offs and interesting information about the area and its history.Snowdrops at Hawthorn Wood fantastic.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Come and visit our coast. The walks are amazing, our beaches wonderful, with brilliant places to visit along the way. Lots of memories to be made.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

There are Northerners who remember Seaham in its coal mining days who have never visited for years and who perpetuate the myth that the town is not worth visiting. Well it certainly is! Whatever the weather the beach is stunning. I love to see the waves lashing over the pier or on a calm day wander on the pebbled beach... More 

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Durham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Waves pounding up the beach, dogs running along the water's edge, couples arm in arm, children playing, the sun just waffling, the wind biting cold. We had hot chocolate and then fish and chips. Heaven.

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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We called in at Seaham on the off chance as it was part of the coastline we hadn't visited before. What a lovely place - the sea was blue and the coastline bathed in winter sunshine. We talked to a local man who was very friendly and gave us a lot of information about the coastal walk. We intend to... More 

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Sedgefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

We live close to Hartlepool and whenever possible we try to visit the coastal area. There are some stunning walks, deserted beaches and lots of fresh air. This area is definitely worth a visit on a weekly basis where you can take in the scenery, breath in the clean air and get away from it all. Miles of walks where... More 

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