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…

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…

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…

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…

2016 Wales Blue Flag Beach Awards

2016 has seen the number of Welsh beaches increasing, 44 beaches have the blue flag, up 3 on last year, and another 26 won green coast awards which recognises beaches with unspoiled environments. Pembrokeshire came in at the top with 12 flags. Just click on a title to go to our beach information pages with interactive maps. BLUE FLAG AWARDS Pembrokeshire Read more…

Escape to the Gower Peninsula

The Gower Peninsula was one of the first places designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Stretching out from Swansea in a similar aspect to Cornwall and this gives it some of the great characteristics you would expect from the much larger England county, much visited by walkers, birdwatchers, sunbathers, climbers and surfers. The Read more…

The Many Beaches of Pembrokeshire

The Beaches in Pembrokeshire Pembrokeshire has some amazing beaches.  Divided into three distinct regions, Pembrokeshire beaches have something for everyone. The North Coast Beaches There are eighteen different beaches on the North coast and most are sandy with good facilities.  Each beach has a distinct usage eg:  surfing, sunbathing, beach combing, and the locals are Read more…