The UK Beach Hut

The UK Beach Hut

The Beach Hut is a common feature above the high water mark at UK beaches and today the UK has over 20,000 beach huts. Although nowadays huts are firmly fixed to the ground the origins were the wheeled bathing machines used throughout the 19th Century. Photo at Llandudno, Wales by National Media Museum Royalty adopted them,…

British Coastal World Heritage Sites
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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…

Beachcombing

Beachcombing

Beachcombing along the UK shoreline is a great way to get the family out into the fresh air. So what is beachcombing? Unlike fossil hunting which is looking for very specific items in a limited number of coastal locations, beachcombing extends this to anything found on the beach. The best thing about beachcombing over fossil…