Open Garden Walk

The Open Garden Walk


Details of the 2017 Walk are shown below - watch out for information for 2018!


Sunday June 4th, 2017

1pm - 4pm


Thank you to all residents in Hawthorn who opened up their gardens between 1pm and 4pm.

This is now an annual event as part of 'The Big Lunch.'

Details of the gardens are below. Photographs are here






Hawthorn Parish Council

Chairman : Cllr. Alan Askew

Parish Clerk: Lesley Swinbank MBA, Fellow SLCC

Springwell House, Spring Lane, Sedgefield, Co. Durham. TS21 2HS

01740 622429

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.