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…

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…

UK’s Great Coastline

Coast Radar was formed out of my love of the UK coast and wanting people to think about exploring what we have on our doorstep rather than by default jumping on a plane. Yes, great beaches are everywhere but the UK with its 13,000 km of coastline (including islands) has such a great variety in such Read more…

Isle of Wight: One island, twenty three beaches, no passport required!

Beaches on the Isle of Wight This beautiful island just off the South coast of England is known for its award-winning beaches. There are in fact 29 beaches in total but eleven award-winning beaches on the Isle of Wight and they are inspected daily and many cleaned daily to ensure that they meet the exacting Read more…

Autumn breaks on the Isle of Wight

Wonders on the Isle of Wight  Isle of Wight is a magical island just off the south coast of England. Known as one of the sunniest spots in England the island is roughly 23 miles by 13 miles which means nothing is far away once you’re there making it the perfect getaway this Autumn. (You Read more…