Tenby in Pembrokeshire for 4 kms of unspoilt beach this Summer!

Tenby in Pembrokeshire is a great family holiday destination Tenby is a gorgeous coastal town in South West Wales where you can wander through the cobbled streets enjoying the gaily coloured properties and ocean views. This area is known as Pembrokeshire and lies on the west side of Carmarthen Bay in the United Kingdom. What Read more…

Guide to St Ives Cornwall

St Ives is a beautiful Cornwall seaside town that wraps around the harbour with breathtaking scenery of the north Cornwall Atlantic coast.   Close to the harbour, its streets are narrow, winding with uneven cobbles. With the benefit of the Atlantic swells and warmth of the Gulf Stream, the area offers some of the best surf conditions for Read more…

2018 Scotland Seaside Awards

For 2018 Scotland has no blue flag beach awards but 61 beaches achieved the Scottish Seaside Award. We have two new additions, Prestwick in South Ayrshire, and Yellowcraig in East Lothian, which returns after a year of absence. Scottish Seaside Awards Aberdeen Ballroom Beach, Aberdeen City Balmedie Beach, Aberdeenshire Collieston, Aberdeenshire Cruden Bay, Aberdeenshire Fraserburgh Read more…

UK Coast Activities

Coast Activities! Visiting the coast does not have to be about questioning if the weather is good enough for sitting on a beach. We’ve come up with some activity ideas that are available in the UK. Surfing & Stand Up Paddle Boarding Photo by kristymurphy47 In any list of activities, you must have surfing. Although when talking Read more…

How Tides Work

How tides work is a very large topic and this article is not replacing complex textbooks but tries at putting tides into the context of what we [the non-Scholar] need to consider when visiting the coast. So let us get started… What Controls the Tides? Most places in Britain experience two tides per day and the Read more…

Ask a Local about the Norfolk Coast!

Norfolk Coast, not just a kiss-me-quick hat and sandcastle destination. When people think about the English seaside, they often picture the brash, noisy resorts which were popular in the sixties, a seaside vacation can be that, but it could be so much more. The joy of the English coast is that there are so many Read more…