Hawthorn Parish Council
Parish Clerk: Lesley Swinbank MBA, Fellow SLCC
Hawthorn Dene Walk
Guided walk through Hawthorn Dene with Chris Jones from Durham Wildlife Trust
Saturday 3rd March
Spring is a wonderful time for a woodland walk . The trees are beginning to come into leaf , the birds are in full song and many spring woodland plants have started to appear.
Welcome to the Hawthorn Parish Council Web-Site
Switch on of the Christmas Tree - 5pm - outside the Stapleton Arms, Saturday 29th November
Hawthorn is an attractive rural village set in the Durham landscape between Seaham and Easington with the North Sea forming its eastern boundary.
The parish boundaries are about 1.5 miles apart north to south and approximately 4 miles apart East to West. There are 200 houses and the population is c. 400.
The Durham coastal footpath traverses the Eastern boundary of the village, whilst the old village centre is a designated Conservation Area. In addition there is an attractive coastal dene between the village and the sea and which contains many walks.
The village contains a beautiful small church built in 1865 and a very popular pub the Stapylton Arms It also has a thriving community centre with a varied programme of events for the residents.