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…

2017 Northern Ireland Blue Flag Beach Awards

2017 has seen Northern Ireland beaches take a total of 8 blue flags across the counties Antrim, Down and Londonderry, this is the 2 down on last year. Two beaches however, Castlerock and Crawfordsburn, lost their Blue Flag accreditation but both have received seaside awards. A further 12 beaches have also been given the UK-wide Seaside Award 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…

2015 Northern Ireland Blue Flag Beach Awards

2015 has seen Northern Ireland beaches take a total of 10 blue flags across the counties Antrim, Down and Londonderry, this is two more than last year. A further 10 beaches have also been given the UK-wide Seaside Award for good water quality. Enter the beach name into our search to go to our beach information pages Read more…