Nose's Point Seaham - a hidden gem?

We’re taking a look at some of the easily-overlooked attractions right on our doorstep.

This week, Nose’s Point which is just south of Seaham is our focus.

It was once the location of Dawdon Colliery – the mainstay of Dawdon’s economy.

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Waste from the colliery was dumped onto blast beach below causing huge environmental damage.

Nose's Point is a hidden gem south of Seaham

Colourful rocks, wildlife and chemical pools make it stand out, and has also resulted in becoming a feature in films and tv shows as the land heals itself.