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morning walk

first time I've been to east Durham coastal walk. did a few miles from Blackball rocks, lots of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dramsman
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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Rugged

The coastline is beautiful but rugged. I’m lucky that work brings me to Seaham every now and then... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dr_Waugh
,
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Nm, Durham, England
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"dog walkers"
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"drift wood"
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"cliff top"
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"shops and cafes"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

first time I've been to east Durham coastal walk. did a few miles from Blackball rocks, lots of beautiful plant life and great sea views. planning to do more now

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The coastline is beautiful but rugged. I’m lucky that work brings me to Seaham every now and then and I get the chance to spend a bit of time on the beautiful but rugged East Durham coast. The council have been working hard to improve...More

1  Thank Dr_Waugh
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This part of the coast has been cleared of all signs of the colliery waste dumped on it`s beaches for years. It has become a wild life haven, planted with native plants, some rare. The footpaths are easy to use either on foot, cycle or...More

1  Thank Andrew T
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

Hard to believe that men worked under the sea for coal. But they did. Hard to believe that blast furnaces existed on coastal beauty spots where birds had bred for centuries, but they did. Hard to believe that these industries chucked their toxic wastes over...More

2  Thank magdalen
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Hard to find can be hard to park and get access to this rocky coast. Be ready for the winds!! We saw no facilities nor places to stop for a quick bite. Way too much trash and spray paint and the like vandalism

Thank pandpCalifornia
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

It's hard to imagine what Durham's coast used to be like when it was polluted with the spoils of mining and the beaches were black with waste wantonly dumped on them. The hard work of Durham County Council, its partners and the power of nature...More

1  Thank Lancestrian
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

A fantastic pat of the country. I have refound this as my son has now gone to University in the North East and we are making semi regular visits with all his kit, books, washing etc!! I used to live in Bishop Auckland many years...More

1  Thank 509Martin
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

I get the chance to visit the coast of Durham quite often for work. The views are stunning and some of the beaches are weird and wonderful due to their heritage. But some of the people who use the place are dreadful. the litter and...More

Thank jrgrundy
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Take a car, add a picnic, forget the weather - though a dry day is preferred, and allow a god day to just tootle along the coast - beaches, cliffs, picturesque villages, sprawling cities - the coast has it all. Bempton cliffs - puffins and...More

Thank uksharpy
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

I dont know if I want to tell everyone about the East Durham Coast, as it such a beautiful part of the country, we want to keep it all for ourselves!! We have some amazing unspoiled beaches and views along the coastline.

3  Thank jacksgran21
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