In AD563, Columba came to Iona from Ireland with twelve companions, and founded a monastery. The abbey was transformed into a Benedictine monastery in about 1200. Its buildings were restored Read more [...]
Heading to UK and Ireland and looking for something to do or a place to visit. Coast Radar is not just a beach list but we bring you the whole UK and Ireland coast including castles, lighthouses, museums, beautiful gardens, National Trust and other heritage properties.
This is a great example of an art deco lido. The Lido was designed in the 1930s and in February 2014 it was severely damaged by storms and was re-opened Read more [...]
Newquay Zoo has over 130 species set in 13 acres of tropical gardens.
Shanklin Chine is a wooded coastal ravine reaching the sea at the end of the esplanade. Chine is a word for a stream cutting back into a soft cliff. Shanklin Read more [...]
St Agnes Head is on Cornwall’s north Atlantic Ocean coast and part of the St Agnes Heritage Coast that stretches from Godrevy Head in the south to St Agnes Head. Read more [...]
Wheal Coates is a former cliff top tin mine situated on the north coast of Cornwall, between Porthtowan and St Agnes. It is maintained by the National Trust, for more Read more [...]
The first lighthouse was built in 1202 on the cliffs to the west side of the harbour. This beacon was discontinued in about 1542. The current granite lighthouse was designed Read more [...]