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.

Find accommodation

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.

Look for things 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.


Advice & Inspiration

Unspoilt Sand Along The UK’s Rugged Coastline

WHERE WILL YOU EXPLORE? With miles and miles of UK & Ireland coastline, thousands of islands to explore and seaside...
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Unspoilt Sand Along The UK’s Rugged Coastline

British Coastal World Heritage Sites

WHERE WILL YOU EXPLORE? With miles and miles of UK & Ireland coastline, thousands of islands to explore and seaside...
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British Coastal World Heritage Sites

Walking for your fitness and health

WHERE WILL YOU EXPLORE? With miles and miles of UK & Ireland coastline, thousands of islands to explore and seaside...
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Walking for your fitness and health

Give The Gift of National Trust or English Heritage Membership

WHERE WILL YOU EXPLORE? With miles and miles of UK & Ireland coastline, thousands of islands to explore and seaside...
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Give The Gift of National Trust or English Heritage Membership

Where is the nearest beach to Milton Keynes?

WHERE WILL YOU EXPLORE? With miles and miles of UK & Ireland coastline, thousands of islands to explore and seaside...
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Where is the nearest beach to Milton Keynes?

Ten best British beachcombing beaches

WHERE WILL YOU EXPLORE? With miles and miles of UK & Ireland coastline, thousands of islands to explore and seaside...
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Ten best British beachcombing beaches

Beachcombing

WHERE WILL YOU EXPLORE? With miles and miles of UK & Ireland coastline, thousands of islands to explore and seaside...
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Beachcombing

Autumn days out on the beaches in Hampshire

Great beaches and days out in Hampshire. The weather is drawing in now and the days are shorter but nothing...
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Autumn days out on the beaches in Hampshire

Autumn Beach Walks With Your Children And Dogs

WHERE WILL YOU EXPLORE? With miles and miles of UK & Ireland coastline, thousands of islands to explore and seaside...
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Autumn Beach Walks With Your Children And Dogs

Best British Beaches – Summer 2018

WHERE WILL YOU EXPLORE? With miles and miles of UK & Ireland coastline, thousands of islands to explore and seaside...
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Best British Beaches – Summer 2018


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:

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    Climping Beach

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    Moggs Eye Beach

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    Elmer Sands Beach

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    Morfa Bychan Beach

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    Seaham Beach

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    St Ives Harbour Beach

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    Ross Back Sands Beach

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    Littlehampton West Beach

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    Porthleven Beach

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    Portreath Beach

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    Black Cliff Beach

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    Cattersty Sands Beach


Coastal Events Calendar

There’s so much happening around the coast all year round – Coast Radar’s events calendar is always busy! Have a look at our overview of events month by month, plan your year ahead and make sure you don’t miss out. You can also search by date and find out what’s on during your visit.