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Dalton Burn Beach

Seaham, County Durham

A small shingle beach where sand is exposed at low tide. Bordered by the breakwater for the harbour and backed by the town of Seaham.

Beach Type



Plenty of shops
Cafes and pubs located in town

Water Quality

Not Tested




no dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

Sunderland TIC. 50 Fawcett Street. Tyne & Wear Tel: 0191 553 2000


Nearest town: Seaham
County: County Durham
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8402, -1.32883
Postcode: SR7 7EZ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Seaham, Durham at Explore Britain.


Within Seaham. just to the north of the Harbour.

Public Transport

Seaham has a train station though it is a fair walk from the beach.

Nearest Railway Stations

Seaham (Less than half a mile away)
Sunderland (Approx. 5 miles away)
Chester-le-Street (Approx. 10 miles away)
Durham (Approx. 11 miles away)
Heworth (Approx. 12 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Parking available in town

Nearby Car Parks

Green Street, Seaham (Medium stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Vane Tempest, Seaham (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Seaham Station, Seaham (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Nose's Point - North, Seaham (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Nose's Point - South, Durham (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Burnhall Drive, Seaham (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Seaside Lane, Easington (Unknown stay).
About 3.6 miles away
Cricket Ground, South Hetton (Unknown stay).
About 4.1 miles away
Horden Grassland - North, Horden (Unknown stay).
About 4.5 miles away
Gorse Road, Sunderland (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 4.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Seaham