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…

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…

England and Wales Heritage Coasts

England and Wales Heritage Coasts were established in 1972 to conserve the best stretches of undeveloped coast in England and Wales.  Many of these coastal stretches are part of larger National Parks or Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), and the average protected area extends inland for an average of 2.4km (1.5 miles) which means Read more…

10 Lighthouse Visitor Centres

Add to your bucket list our 10 Lighthouse Visitor Centres. The UK has some spectacular lighthouses that due to their nature are often in beautiful remote locations. 10 of these lighthouses are open to the public and offer an opportunity to see the spectacular locations and the unique life that lighthouse keepers used to experience. Read more…