Hawthorn Dene & Hive Walk, Seaham Coast Walk, County Durham

A Coastal & Woodland Walk on your Doorstep in County Durham


Hawthorn Dene, Seaham Coast Walk, County Durham
The Coast at Hawthorn Hive, Near Seaham, County Durham




Hawthorn Dene is the second largest Dene in County Durham, and is perfect for a shortish 5 mile walk, that is in quiet woodland and won't be too busy.

Hawthorn Dene, Seaham Coast Walk, County Durham
The paths are well marked along this full route, and most of it is woodland, which makes for a very secluded and peaceful walk.


Hawthorn Hive Dene Walk, Seaham, County Durham woodland coastal walk short
The full walking route map on this Hawthorn Dene Walk, starting at Nose's Point Car Park near Seaham,  then heading along the coastal path and west into Haythorne's Plantation, through North Dene and into Thompson's Plantation, then towards and down into Hawthorn Dene, then back along the coastal path. In total this walk is 5.3 miles and took us 2 hours.


I plan to update this blog post with more photos from the route in time. Stay tuned