Beachcombing Britain – The Best Spots To Find Treasures this Spring!

Beachcombing Britain – The Best Spots To Find Treasures this Spring! Beaches are not just for sun and swimming, there is plenty to be found by the coast during spring as we are blessed with some of the best beachcombing spots. If you are looking for fun things to do why not unleash the adventurer in you? Read more…

England Coastal Footpaths

England already has many great coastal footpaths but there are current plans to create a new National Trail, the England Coast Path, that when complete will be one of the longest coastal walking routes in the world. It’s being worked on in sections and aims to be complete in 2020, you can see a map Read more…

Spring Half Term Activity Ideas

With a school break approaching, the evenings may still be dark and the mornings frosty, it’s great for children to get out and about and we have listed some great spring half term activity ideas. Now that the first signs of spring are approaching it is a great opportunity to blow away the winter cobwebs with some Read more…

British Coastal World Heritage Sites

Britain has some breathtaking UNESCO World Heritage Sites from the historic cities of Edinburgh and Bath to beautiful British Coastal World Heritage Sites like the Orkney or the Jurassic coastline. A World Heritage Site is a cultural or natural landmark that has been recognized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), where each World Read more…

Ten best British beachcombing beaches

Here we list our ten best British beachcombing beaches, exploring our diverse British coast can be great fun with each stretch having a different story to tell, from fossils and dinosaur footprints to ancient coins and polished glass. Often the best time is after a period of strong wind and high tides, making the Spring Read more…

Directions to a few of the hidden beaches of England

Beaches provide a great way to have fun with all the family but most of England’s beaches are packed in the Summer so we thought we’d give you a rundown on some of the ‘hidden’ beaches instead. 1.  Luccombe Beach, Isle of Wight Luccombe Beach on the Isle of Wight is the perfect way to Read more…

Give The Gift of National Trust or English Heritage Membership

At Coast Radar we love the UK coastline and the National Trust helps protect over 775 miles of it which means your support also means protecting our coast and helping to keep England’s history alive for years to come. Gift of Membership is no ordinary present, with unlimited access to many historic places all year round, it’s Read more…

UK’s Warm Autumn Sea

The sea around the UK’s coast in the Autumn still remembers the long warm summer days and until you get the cold frosts has lots of possibilities. All too often people get to mid-September and with the darker nights and cooler days start to shy away from visiting the coast. The daylight hours can still be warm, Read more…

A Week in Padstow Cornwall

When I arrived in Padstow Cornwall 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 were quick to serve.  Once I finished my breakfast I decided to explore the town. There were a quite Read more…