The circular walk, which is approximately three miles long, starts and finishes at Seaham Hall Beach car park and is estimated to take around one hour to complete.
The heritage trail, which has been produced by This is Durham, takes you through the mining history of Seaham as well as it’s most popular sights and stunning sea views.
Here we take a look at some of the sights you will see, for detailed instructions click here.
1. Starting point
You can start the walk at Seaham Hall Beach car park. The sculpture in the car park represents the plan of the parish church of St Mary the Virgin - which will be the first place you visit on the trail.
2. Head towards the town
From the car park head along the road towards the town and enjoy the scenic sea views before crossing the road and turning right up Church Lane.
3. Church of St. Mary the Virgin
Walk up the lane to the Church of St. Mary the Virgin. Go through the gate to the right and turn left walking alongside Seaham Hall.
4. Seaham Hall
Seaham Hall, pictured here in June 1961, was enlarged with side wings by the first Londonderry owner the Third Marquess. In the centre is a double bay window. It was in the upper room that the poet Lord Byron was married to Anne Isabella Milbanke on January 2 1815.
Photo: Sunderland Echo