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UK Coast Map
The one place to find out about all things on the coast. From beach to cliff, from headland to harbour, wherever you want to go, whatever you want to do. Coast Radar helps you find the right spot.
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The A-Z of the UK’s Coastal Regions
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The Jurassic Coast in Dorset and East Devon was the first site inscribed as a ‘natural’ World Heritage Site. It spans 153 km (95 miles) of dramatic coastline from East Devon to Dorset, and finds includes a range of world-renowned fossils. This coast is unique because its cliff exposures provide an almost continuous geological…
The Penwith Peninsula covers the southwest corner of Cornwall and, thus, the British mainland. You can stay anywhere within the peninsula and access this beautiful coastline, easily making this an excellent spot for a UK-based staycation. So, where is the Penwith Peninsula? If you roughly draw a line from the east side of St…
Starting Friday at 9 am this weekend and running through to midnight on Sunday every UK order gets FREE shipping. You don’t need a code, and you’ll find the option automatically enabled when you check out in the usual way. This is the perfect opportunity to think about some Christmas presents, as any gifts…
Groynes on UK beaches are one of our coast’s most beautiful and valuable features. Wooden groynes are an essential control to keep beaches stable. Although groynes can be made of many materials, the UK’s wooden groynes do the job and add character to the environment. The purpose of a groyne is to stop sand and pebble…
An often-overlooked stretch of coastline in the UK, the Pembrokeshire Coast is as wild, beautiful and rugged as they come. With little in the way of damage done by mass tourism and with plenty of Welsh history tucked away along its scenic paths, this coastline is one for the adventurists. It covers a massive…
Exploring the south coast of England offers a diverse range of beach experiences, from the rugged cliffs of Seven Sisters to the lively atmosphere of coastal cities such as Brighton. Whether it’s a challenging hike with breathtaking views that you’re looking for or a leisurely stroll along the sand, these south coast beaches have…