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  • Exploring the Cinque ports

    Exploring the Cinque ports

    Welcome to a world where history meets breathtaking coastal landscapes, where medieval charm intertwines with modern-day adventure. Join us at Coast Radar to explore the timeless allure of the UK’s southeast coast, specifically focusing on the five Cinque Ports within Kent and East Sussex. Unveiling the Cinque Ports Legacy The Cinque Ports, a historic…

  • Introducing Radar: Your Ultimate UK Coastal Travel Guide Chatbot!

    Introducing Radar: Your Ultimate UK Coastal Travel Guide Chatbot!

    Are you ready to unlock the secrets of the UK coast and embark on unforgettable adventures? Meet Radar, your new virtual travel companion designed to make coastal exploration easier and more exciting! Radar is not just any chatbot; it’s your personal Coast Radar for discovering hidden gems, must-visit attractions, and mouthwatering dining experiences along…

  • Free UK shipping all weekend

    Free UK shipping all weekend

    Starting Friday, 1st March 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 start thinking about holidays or a…

  • Your Local Guide To Rye, Sussex

    Your Local Guide To Rye, Sussex

    Let our local guide show you the best bits of Rye, Sussex This guide to Rye gives you a truly local insight into Rye’s history, accommodation, restaurants, shops and attractions. Nothing improves a holiday like insider knowledge, so we’ve asked a resident of Sussex to tip us off about the best of Rye. Read…

  • Lighthouses in the UK

    Lighthouses in the UK

    Lighthouses were created out of a necessity to protect passing ships travelling to UK ports and harbours. The first used large open-fire metal baskets, although some earlier examples of lanterns were lit on the cliff tops. Today, we recognise a lighthouse as a tall tower with a system of lamps and lenses. This design…

  • Guide to Porthleven Cornwall

    Guide to Porthleven Cornwall

    Porthleven is mainland England’s most southerly fishing port, sitting between Lands End and the Lizard Point in Cornwall. Porthleven has built up around the need for a harbour, with the location chosen because there had been many shipwrecks in the bay. The harbour offers a historic character and a very interesting structure. The rock and pier entrance is followed…