Blog & Local Stories
For holiday inspiration, the best things to see on the coast and an insight into life on England’s Coast, click on the local stories and blogs below.
As a nation of garden-lovers, it is little surprise that the English coastline is strewn with beautiful gardens. From small ‘secret’ gardens to lavishly designed formal lawns of stately homes, no matter where you holiday on the coast there’ll be a place of tranquillity to relax in.
The English coastline is full of drama, characterised by unspoilt countryside, dramatic coastlines, lonely beaches and villages and piers untouched by modern development.
In 2016, a new museum opened in the small village of Kimmeridge, on the ‘Jurassic Coast’ of Dorset, instantly capturing worldwide attention.
The coast of England is where you see wildlife in its element; seabirds soaring, seals bobbing offshore and stunningly coloured ducks adding a splash of iridescence to the shoreline.
Northumberland’s coast is so much more than sea and sand. Look beyond the rugged dunes and you’ll find one of the UK’s most intriguing coastlines, shaped by a fascinating, turbulent past.
Explore the English coast and you frequently notice small islands offshore, or local ferries that are heading from an unidentified ‘A’ to an unidentified ‘B’. Hop on board a coastal ferry and you can explore not only new lands but enjoy a unique perspective on the headlands and towns you have been visiting.
With a lifelong love of coffee, the founders originally lived above their shop on Lindisfarne, off the Northumberland coastline. Now they commute to this idyllic Island with life governed by the tides, but they wouldn’t have it any other way.
Few things on the English coast are as life-enhancing as a pub walk and the chance to take the air after - or perhaps before – settling into a cosy pub. England is strong on both coastal walks and cosy pubs by the sea, so by putting the two together you are guaranteed an extremely uplifting experience.