Planning a trip to the Durham coast and looking for where the nearest beach is, our beach lists and beach search will help you discover the nearest beach to me. Then for each Durham beach, we will answer questions around location, rural or town, sandy or pebble, rockpools, tide times, weather forecast, dog restrictions, bathing water quality, closest beach cafes and provide general information on the beach, its facilities and the surrounding area.
When on a beach page use our tools to search nearby seaside towns and the surrounding Durham coast for things to see and do or places to eat.
Have a dog? Then our dog-friendly beach lists will help direct you to the best locations allowing dogs.
Finding the best beach in Durham is easy – simply explore the beach links below, to find the closest beach just hit the “Find Near Me” button or use the search bar to plan where your next Durham beach visit should be.