Blue Flag Beach Awards

2017 England Blue Flag Beach Awards

It's that time of the year when the Blue Flag beaches are announced. 2017 has seen 68 English beaches get the Blue Flag Award which is the same as last year, whilst we have an increase of 6 to...

Blue Flag Beach Awards

2017 Ireland Blue Flag Beach Awards

2017 has seen Ireland have 88 International Blue Flag and 61 National Green Coast Awards across Ireland’s beaches and marinas.

The number of sites receiving the award is up 3 on 2016,...

From the harbour, Porthleven, Cornwall

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...

Dog Friendly Beaches

Dog Friendly Beaches

Dog friendly beaches? The UK coastline has miles and miles of beaches but during the summer months it can be hard to find one that allows dogs. Many beaches welcome dogs between the 1st of October...

Botany Bay Beach, Broadstairs, Kent

Best 4 Beaches in Kent

Your guide to the best beaches in Kent - from wide open stretches of unspoilt sand to charming beaches in seaside towns and villages.

Why go?

Kent may be...

To the beach : UK Beach Guide

This Way to the Beach

The UK Beach Guide is more than just about a few lines of generic beach information. We bring together the whole UK coastline into a single interactive application and social media...

Milford Hampshire

The UK Beach Hut

Beach Huts are a common feature above the high water mark at UK beaches and today the UK has 20,000+ beach huts.

Although nowadays huts are firmly fixed to the...

Viking bay in Broadstairs Kent

The Seven Broadstairs Bays

Broadstairs is a picturesque seaside town in Kent, sitting between Margate in the North and Ramsgate in the South, this stretch of coast is only just over an hour from London. The locality to...

Coast Path through sand dunes

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...