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Seaham Beach Beach

Seaham, County Durham

A long picturesque sandy beach stretching north from Seaham town and harbour.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

A picnic site and public toilets situated next to the beach

Nature and Wildlife

There is a path stretching north along the coast.

Water Quality

Poor

Lifeguard

No

Dogs

No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

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

Location

Nearest town: Seaham
County: County Durham
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8503, -1.33987
Postcode: SR7 7AD
(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.

Access

Along the coast road north of Seaham town centre.

Public Transport

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

Nearest Railway Stations

Seaham (Less than a mile away)
Sunderland (Approx. 4 miles away)
Chester-le-Street (Approx. 10 miles away)
Durham (Approx. 11 miles away)
Heworth (Approx. 11 miles away)

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

Parking

Two car parks available. both close to the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Vane Tempest, Seaham (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Seaham Station, Seaham (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Burnhall Drive, Seaham (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Green Street, Seaham (Medium stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Nose's Point - North, Seaham (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Nose's Point - South, Durham (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
Gorse Road, Sunderland (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 3.8 miles away
Tatham Street, Sunderland (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 3.9 miles away
Civic Centre, Sunderland (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 4 miles away
Boughton Street, Sunderland (Long stay).
About 4.1 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Seaham