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Seaton Carew - North Beach

Hartlepool, Hartlepool

A large expanse of sand with a gentle slope down to the sea. There are dunes and rock pools at the beach and also a promenade with some small scale resort development.

Beach Type



Toilets with disabled facilities
Shops and a slipway


Windsurfing (board hire is available at the beach)
Jet skiing and water skiing
There is no zoning for water sports

Nature and Wildlife

There are walks and cycle routes along the promenade round to the marina. There is a Special Site of Scientific Interest (SSSI) along the coast which includes Seaton Common and the dunes.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned 3 times a week by Hartlepool Borough Council.


There are dog bins on the beach. but dogs are not allowed from May to September.

Tourist Information

Hartlepool Tourist Information Centre Tel: 01429 523407


Nearest town: Hartlepool
County: Hartlepool
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6645, -1.18442
Postcode: TS25 1AP
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around , Hartlepool at Explore Britain.


Go to Seaton Carew on A178.

Public Transport

There is a bus station in Seaton and a train station about 1/2 a mile away.

Nearest Railway Stations

Seaton Carew (Less than a mile away)
Hartlepool (Approx. 2 miles away)
Redcar British Steel (Approx. 5 miles away)
Billingham (Cleveland) (Approx. 5 miles away)
Redcar Central (Approx. 6 miles away)

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


There is free parking by the beach with disabled spaces.

Nearby Car Parks

Longscar Centre, Seaton Carew (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Seaton Carew Station, Seaton Carew (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Teesmouth Nature Reserve - North Gare, Hartlepool (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Stranton, Hartlepool (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Andrew Street, Hartlepool (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Bryan Hanson House, Hartlepool (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Eden Street, Hartlepool (Long stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Stockton Street, Hartlepool (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Dover Street, Hartlepool (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Marks and Spencers, Hartlepool (Short stay).
About 1.7 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Hartlepool