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…

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…

Top 5 Beaches for a Day Trip from London

Beach near London? Top 5 Beaches for a Day Trip from London, as the UK is thinking about school holidays and long summer days it is the perfect time to escape London and head out to a beach near London, eat fish and chips, buy an ice cream and go for a swim. We list some great beaches, probably Read more…

6 of the best beaches in Lincolnshire, England

Looking for the best beaches in Lincolnshire, United Kingdom? Lincolnshire is really popular for its beaches, this county lies on the East coast of England and is known for its natural beauty. Here’s a quick round up to help you make up your mind where to go this Summer. 1.  Mablethorpe The golden beach is Read more…