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Head to Darlington for five days of sun (hopefully), sea and sand for this ever-popular annual family event.

Darlington by the Sea’s beach-themed event runs from Monday 24 July to Friday 28 July.

From 11am until 4pm each day, families can enjoy free sandcastle building in a giant sandpit in the market square, face painting, balloon modelling, and lots more fun and games.

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Address: Darlington, UK

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