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Up and coming, and to think this was once industrial wasteland

It was march on a wet day, so difficult to be sure, but it looks as though they are working hard to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pronto1_11
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Croydon, United Kingdom
nice walk and loads of eating places

fab beach, nice eating places at the top. Tommy the war statue there too so nice to visit. Plenty... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
catherine w
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Durham, United Kingdom
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  • Average6%
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“sea glass” (12 reviews)
“rock pools” (3 reviews)
“clean beach” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Durham, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was march on a wet day, so difficult to be sure, but it looks as though they are working hard to make it attractive, SDt Maru's Church, circa AD700 should have been worth the mile long walk for a visit, except that it was...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

fab beach, nice eating places at the top. Tommy the war statue there too so nice to visit. Plenty of parking

Thank catherine w
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Major improvements have been undertaken over the past few years, and is almost unrecognisable to the Seaham of 30 years ago. A lovely promenade dotted with chic cafe's, bar's and restaurants. Beautiful beaches and a stunning marina area.

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Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

My father told me about this beach years ago & explained about the glass factory there. I have finally gotten around to going & finding the sea glass was magical. I will be going back again. However walking the beach & then back up the...More

1  Thank Victoria M
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Reviewed February 16, 2018

Spent a few lovely hours here collecting stones and fossil hunting. Very long way down to beach but free car park. Would recommend a visit.

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Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

The dog loves a walk on the beach and as we live right beside it we spend a lot of time there with him. It’s a ocular spot with dog walkers glass collectors and fishermen. When you have finished there are plenty of coffee shops...More

Thank Gary W
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Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

Any trip along the North East Coastline has to take in a visit to Seaham, this is a great location that offers local shops and restaurants, the harbour is small but wonderfully maintained. When visiting Seaham you have to stop by and see Tommy, this...More

Thank Kev L
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Reviewed October 21, 2017

Staying in the area only 5 miles away so decided to visit SEAHAM. Got to be honest that after our trip to Seahouses we did not hold too much hope for a long stay. But!!!! the promenade was brilliant and level to walk on, and...More

Thank Ian M
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

This beach has made a dramatic and wonderful transformation over the past 5 years and is now a great spot for walking, bird watching and general leisure activities.

Thank tezfez1959
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Reviewed September 15, 2017

We went to see Tommy sculpture and were not disappointed-It was marvelous We had ice cream in a cafe awhich was on the sea front

Thank Roy Y
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Response from Russel A | Reviewed this property |
You can have dog on the beach. Literally hundreds had dogs. It was too far in car to take ours though :-(
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