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Durham Coast

County Durham's coastline has evolved from its industrial past to become a haven for wildlife

Nose's Point Car Park, East Cliff Road, Seaham, County Durham, SR7 7PS

Blast Beach with sunlit rock pools and bright green seaweed covered rocks in the foreground and white capped waves behind. To the right, a strip of pale orange and grey pebbled beach at the foot of cream coloured craggy cliffs topped with vegetation stretch away into the distance. The sky is intense blue with white fluffy clouds.

Planning your visit

Two visitors and a black dog walk beside the sea on a sunny beach with clear blue sky above

Visiting the Durham Coast with your dog 

Find out all you need to know about exploring the Durham Coast with your canine companion, along with guidance to help ensure everyone enjoys their visit. Durham Coast is a three pawprint rated place.

A young child and her mother bending down to look at flowers in the Sunken Garden in May at Castle Ward, County Down, Northern Ireland

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