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…

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…

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…

2017 Scotland Seaside Awards

For 2017 Scotland has no blue flag beach awards but 60 beaches achieved the Scottish Seaside Award. Scottish Seaside Awards Aberdeen Ballroom Beach, Aberdeen City Balmedie Beach, Aberdeenshire Collieston, Aberdeenshire Cruden Bay, Aberdeenshire Fraserburgh Esplanade, Aberdeenshire Fraserburgh Waters of Philorth, Aberdeenshire Inverboyndie Beach, Aberdeenshire Peterhead Lido, Aberdeenshire Stonehaven Beach, Aberdeenshire Montrose Seafront, Angus Carnoustie, Angus Read more…