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…

2018 Scotland Seaside Awards

For 2018 Scotland has no blue flag beach awards but 61 beaches achieved the Scottish Seaside Award. We have two new additions, Prestwick in South Ayrshire, and Yellowcraig in East Lothian, which returns after a year of absence. Scottish Seaside Awards Aberdeen Ballroom Beach, Aberdeen City Balmedie Beach, Aberdeenshire Collieston, Aberdeenshire Cruden Bay, Aberdeenshire Fraserburgh Read more…

UK Coast Activities

Coast Activities! Visiting the coast does not have to be about questioning if the weather is good enough for sitting on a beach. We’ve come up with some activity ideas that are available in the UK. Surfing & Stand Up Paddle Boarding Photo by kristymurphy47 In any list of activities, you must have surfing. Although when talking Read more…

Unspoilt Sand Along The UK’s Rugged Coastline

The UK’s Rugged Coastline has some of the most beautiful, accessible and unspoilt beaches in the world, but before we start we acknowledge that the sea water is cold and you can’t guarantee the sun. The 13,000km of coastline has many seaside locations from the traditional Victorian seafronts to the small fishing villages. In this list, we Read more…

Spring Half Term Activity Ideas

With a school break approaching, the evenings may still be dark and the mornings frosty, it’s great for children to get out and about and we have listed some great spring half term activity ideas. Now that the first signs of spring are approaching it is a great opportunity to blow away the winter cobwebs with some Read more…

UK’s Warm Autumn Sea

The sea around the UK’s coast in the Autumn still remembers the long warm summer days and until you get the cold frosts has lots of possibilities. All too often people get to mid-September and with the darker nights and cooler days start to shy away from visiting the coast. The daylight hours can still be warm, Read more…

A Week in Padstow Cornwall

When I arrived in Padstow Cornwall I was welcomed by a warm wind and a positive atmosphere. I decided to grab a breakfast at a small cafe sheltered from the wind. The food was good and they were quick to serve.  Once I finished my breakfast I decided to explore the town. There were a quite 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…