Porthgwidden beach, St Ives, Cornwall

UK’s Warm Autumn Sea

The sea around the UK's coast in the Autumn still remembers the long summer days and until you get the cold frosts has lots of possibilities.

The daylight hours can still be warm, the beaches...

Padstow Harbour, Padstow, Cornwall

A Week in Padstow Cornwall

When I arrived in Padstow I was welcomed by a warm wind and a positive atmosphere. I decided to grab a breakfast at a small cafe sheltered from the wind. The food was good and they where quick to...

To the beach : UK Beach Guide

Nearest beach to me

So you have the question "what's the nearest beach to me?", well we are here to help guide you through the search as the United Kingdom (UK) coast covers over 19,491 miles or...

From the harbour, Porthleven, Cornwall

Guide to Porthleven Cornwall

Porthleven is the most southerly fishing port on mainland England sitting between Lands End and the Lizard Point in Cornwall.

Porthleven has built up...

Godrevy Lighthouse beach, Hayle, Cornwall

10 Lighthouse Visitor Centres

The UK has some spectacular lighthouses that due to their nature are often in beautiful remote locations.

10 of these lighthouses are open to the public and offer an opportunity to see the...

Coast Path through sand dunes

The UK Coast and Beaches

The UK coast provides such a diversity in such a small area and to cap it all off none of us lives more than 75 miles from it. Once at the coast you can travel just a few miles in any direction...

UK Beaches Guide inspiring people to visit the coast

Helping Coastal Businesses

Coast Radar is an integrated set of online resources used by beachgoers to research beaches and coastal areas with the intent to visit, allowing suppliers of services or...

Blue Flag Beach Awards

2017 Scotland Seaside Awards

For 2017 Scotland has no blue flag beach awards but 60 beaches achieved the Scottish Seaside Award.

Scottish Seaside Awards

  • Aberdeen Ballroom Beach,...
Blue Flag Beach Awards

2017 England Blue Flag Beach Awards

It's that time of the year when the Blue Flag beaches are announced. 2017 has seen 68 English beaches get the Blue Flag Award which is the same as last year, whilst we have an increase of 6 to...

Blue Flag Beach Awards

2017 Ireland Blue Flag Beach Awards

2017 has seen Ireland have 88 International Blue Flag and 61 National Green Coast Awards across Ireland’s beaches and marinas.

The number of sites receiving the award is up 3 on 2016,...