Guide to St Ives Cornwall

St Ives is a beautiful Cornwall seaside town that wraps around the harbour with breathtaking scenery of the north Cornwall Atlantic coast.   Close to the harbour, its streets are narrow, winding with uneven cobbles. With the benefit of the Atlantic swells and warmth of the Gulf Stream, the area offers some of the best surf conditions for Read more…

Top 5 Beaches for a Day Trip from London

Beach near London? Top 5 Beaches for a Day Trip from London, as the UK is thinking about school holidays and long summer days it is the perfect time to escape London and head out to a beach near London, eat fish and chips, buy an ice cream and go for a swim. We list some great beaches, probably 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…

Guide to Porthleven Cornwall

Porthleven is the most southerly fishing port on mainland England sitting between Lands End and the Lizard Point in Cornwall. Porthleven has built up around the need for a harbour with the location chosen because there had been many shipwrecks in the bay. The harbour offers historic character and a very interesting structure with a rock and pier entrance followed by Read more…

The UK Coast and Beaches

The UK coast provides such a diversity in such a small area and to cap it all off none of us lives more than 75 miles from it. Once at the coast you can travel just a few miles in any direction and it feels like you have entered a different world. It is very Read more…

The Seven Broadstairs Bays

Broadstairs is a picturesque seaside town in Kent, sitting between Margate in the North and Ramsgate in the South, this stretch of coast contains some of the nearest beaches to London and is only just over an hour away. The locality to London makes Broadstairs a perfect day trip option with some of the closest Read more…