UK COAST GUIDE: WHERE WILL YOU EXPLORE?

With miles and miles of UK & Ireland coastline, thousands of islands to explore and seaside towns to choose from, where is it best to go?

Coast Radar is more than just a beach guide, we have done the hard work along with our community, here you’ll find photos, interactive coast maps, weather, tide times, beach water quality and search tools helping to provide you answers or just some helpful ideas.

The one place to find 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.

It does not matter if you are planning a staycation or a family day out at the beach, Coast Radar is the guide that has the information to help and inspire you to visit and enjoy our beautiful and diverse UK & Ireland coastline.

Inspiring people to visit and enjoy the UK and Ireland coast and beaches

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Where are the best beaches?

UK Beaches

Check out the best British beaches from popular seaside resorts with Blue Flags to the hidden beaches and coves to escape from the crowds.

Where can I stay?

UK Coastal Accommodation

Planning a holiday? From campsites to holiday parks, B&Bs to five-star hotels, you’ll find your dream beach and coastal retreat.

What to see & do?

UK activities and things to see and do

Get some inspiration for places to visit or activities to do whilst visiting the coast. From history & heritage to sports and theme parks.




UK & Ireland Coast Search Bar

Where would you like to go? Use our search bar to search across all our listings:


Trending Destinations

Find your next adventure, there’s so much of the UK and Ireland coastline to discover – why not get started with some of our most popular destinations below?


Want some ideas on where to visit?

Every favourite location must be visited for the first time. Want some ideas, why not check out below which list some of our most popular coastal locations, including beaches, activities, things to see and do, places to stay and eat:

    Climping Beach

    Moggs Eye Beach

    Elmer Sands Beach

    St Ives Harbour Beach

    Seaham Beach

    Morfa Bychan Beach

    Portreath Beach

    Black Cliff Beach

    Cattersty Sands Beach

    Littlehampton West Beach

    Porthleven Beach

    Robin Hoods Bay Beach


What’s On Around the Coast

Here we list some of our upcoming events.

    The Isle of Man TT

    Alnmouth Arts Festival

    Weston Air Festival and Armed Forces Weekend

    Wales Airshow

    Goodwood Festival of Speed

    Bristol Harbour Festival

    Ramsgate Week

    Boadmasters Festival