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,…

The Coast is calling

The Coast is calling

We have started to get some good weather, it’s the perfect time to get the whole family together to discover our coastline, the sights, seaweed smells and sounds of the waves. Whether you’re after things to do with the kids or an adult only break, there’s plenty to get stuck into. The UK is home…

UK Coast in the Winter

UK Coast in the Winter

Our UK beaches are stunning and dramatic places to visit in winter. The UK coast is not just about summer holidays, with your windbreak, bucket and spades packed away the winter is not a time to ignore the coast as it provides some excellent and dramatic backdrops for walks. The British coast has miles and…

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…

UK’s best 20 beaches

UK’s best 20 beaches

OK, your thinking here we have another top 20 beaches article but actually I have tricked you. I hate reading articles suggested by writers recommending their favourite beaches in the UK as the reason I love the UK coast so much is that it is so varied. The UK has sandy, pebble, rocky beaches, or…

Haven Holiday Parks

Haven Holiday Parks

Haven Holiday Parks have now joined us. Haven has 36 great value holiday parks distributed around the UK coastline. Self-catering holidays allow customers to stay in one of the modern holiday homes, available in a variety of grades; whilst Touring and Camping holidays enable customers to bring their own tents and caravans to one of…