UK Landscape Award Winners Video
Durham Heritage Coast was awarded the title of UK Landscape of Year at the UK Landscape Conference in Liverpool.
The project will now go on to represent the UK in the European Landscape Award which takes place in Strasbourg in March 2011.
From Sunderland to Hartlepool, the Durham Heritage Coast has emerged from its industrial past to an area worthy of Heritage Coast status with one of the finest coastlines in England. Where previously colliery waste was tipped onto the beaches in enormous quantities, a coastal path now leads you through a wonderful landscape mosaic of great natural, historical and geological interest with dramatic views along the coastline and out across the North Sea.
New gateways encouraging people to explore this fantastic coast have been created with the active involvement of the local communities with art and artistic interpretation a key feature.
Seaham Lives On
A song written and performed by Eddie Mason, local resident and Heritage Coast Ambassador
We All Go Back To The Sea
Asong written by Steve Percival to celebrate the transformation of the Durham Coast with our Finnish Partners
Now and Then
How the coast has changed, music by Jez Lowe
Low Tide Day, Seaham, 2013
A snapshot of the day!
A National Song for Finland (words by V.A. Koskenniemi)
Horden Denes Improvements – A Heritage Lottery Funded project
Check out this video showing the improvement works that have happened in Horden Denes this year! Thanks to everyone for their help and support