Crimdon Dene Holiday Park

“Good range of food and drink items offered” - VisitEngland Assessor


Hartlepool, County Durham

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A stay at Crimdon Dene offers the perfect opportunity to explore Durham’s heritage coastline; from the nearby sandy beach and sand dunes to pretty nature reserves. On-park you’ll find a great range of activities to keep the family entertained. Splash away in the heated indoor pool, or get active in the outdoor pay park and all-weather sports court. After a fun day, relax at the Boathouse Bar & Restaurant and enjoy evening family entertainment.

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3 Star Holiday & Touring Park

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Crimdon Dene Holiday Park
Parkdean Resorts Ltd., Coast Road, Blackhall, BLACKHALL, County Durham, TS27 4BN


About the area

Discover County Durham

County Durham reaches halfway across England, from the North Pennines in the west, to the sea in the east. Much of it is very sparsely inhabited, and is naturally beautiful; a mix of rolling hills, monumental valleys, lush farmland and unforgiving moors. It’s strong on industrial heritage as well, and remnants of the now all-but-vanished mining industry are everywhere.

The City of Durham has a magnificent Cathedral which can be traced back to the establishment of a church in the 10thcentury as the final resting place of the miraculous remains of Saint Cuthbert. The Cathedral, alongside the city’s Castle (an 11th-century structure that now houses University College), were created a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986. The area’s mining past is fully documented at the Durham Mining Museum; an amazing resource. Bishop Auckland is the other major settlement, and for centuries was run almost as an independent state by the powerful Bishops of Durham. These days it is still a bustling town with plenty of shops, historical interest and events like the annual food festival. The coastal town of Peterlee is unusual; it was set up as a new town to house Durham miners after WW2. 

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