Family adventures at Durham Coast

A woman and child wearing wellies paddle in the waves Durham Coast

From skimming stones to flying kites or even finding a geocache explore the beach with your family and friends.

Family adventures

You can tick off loads of the 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾  on a day out on the Durham Coast. 

Here are a few of our favourites:

  • Skim a stone
  • Hunt for bugs
  • Climb a tree
  • Fly a kite
  • Find a geocache
Find out more about the 50 Things challenge

What is geocaching?

Geocaching is a high tech treasure hunt that's fun for all ages. All you need is a GPS device or a GPS enabled mobile phone and a sense of adventure. We've hidden loads of geocaches on the Durham Coast, so why not get out there and find them?
Find out more about geocaching and get hunting

Don't miss

  • Coastal walks along the cliff tops with fantastic views
  • Magical wild flower meadows with rare and unusual plants. Some of the best can be found at Blast Beach and Shippersea Bay
  • Like a challenge? Then our annual half marathon could be right up your street
  • Climb Beacon Hill for the best views of the coast
  • Butterfly lovers will be able to spot the rare Duham brown argus and dingy skipper