Year of the Coast 2023

Event highlights...

Comedy Night at Peterlee Pavilion

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club Night

If you are looking for all night belly laughs, then this is the night you need to be!!

Crowds of people at Seaham Food Festival

Seaham Food Festival 2023

Seaham Food Festival returns to the Durham coast on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th August 2023.  …

EDAN Logo

Art Exhibition - Tidal Shifts

Tidal Shifts.  This exhibition by EDAN members will focus upon Seaham's beaches, including the…

Don't miss...

Entrance to Dalton Park.

Dalton Park Outlet Shopping Destination

Offering: Click & Collect, Gift Cards and Food & Drinks to go The biggest outlet shopping centre in…

Durham Heritage Coast

Durham Heritage Coast

Experience the colourful and dramatic landscape of Durham’s Heritage Coast with its beaches, rugged…

Seaham Hall and Serenity Spa exterior fountain

Seaham Hall and Serenity Spa

A chic and innovative 5 star hotel and award winning spa overlooking the sea. Set in 37 acres of…

  1. 48 Hours on the Durham Coast
    Ideas and inspiration to enjoy a fun-filled 48 hours during the Year of the Coast.
  2. What's on
    Discover exciting events, festivals and activities taking place during the Year of the Coast.
  3. Things To Do on the Durham Coast
    From walking and cycling to attractions and retail therapy, find things to do during the Year of the Coast.
  4. Accommodation on the Durham Coast
    From five star luxury to cosy B&Bs and guesthouses, find your perfect place to stay on the Durham Coast.
  5. Food and drink
    From traditional fish and chips to tempting local produce, it’s all on the menu during the Year of the Coast.
  6. Step into the Year of the Coast
    Start the Year of the Coast with a walk certain to blow the cobwebs away.

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  • 48 hours on the Durham Coast

    family of woman, man and three children walking eating ice creams in Seaham Marina

    Planning a day trip or short break? Check out our Staycation guide – how to have the best 48 hours exploring the Durham Heritage Coast. 

  • Bucket and Spade List

    Blackhall Rocks Beach

    How many of these activities and places on the Durham Heritage Coast can you tick off your bucket and spade list? 

  • Hunting for Seaham Sea Glass

    sea glass collected at Seaham

    No matter what day of the year you choose to visit Seaham's beaches, you’re certain to spot at least one or two people hunting for the famous sea glass.