Godrevy Lighthouse beach, Hayle, Cornwall

10 Lighthouse Visitor Centres

The UK has some spectacular lighthouses that due to their nature are often in beautiful remote locations.

10 of these lighthouses are open to the public and offer an opportunity to see the...

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...

UK Beaches Guide inspiring people to visit the coast

Helping Coastal Businesses

Coast Radar is an integrated set of online resources used by beachgoers to research beaches and coastal areas with the intent to visit, allowing suppliers of services or...

Blue Flag Beach Awards

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,...
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...