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.
Escaping the mainland and hopping over to an island always adds a touch of magic to any break, however long or short, and what could be easier than the quick passage across The Solent to the Isle of Wight?
Set on the banks of the achingly pretty River Dart, the historic Devon town of Dartmouth is one of the loveliest spots for a break by the sea.
Portsmouth is the Great Waterfront City – packed with world-class attractions, fantastic things to do and a year-round programme of events. Just across the harbour is Gosport and Lee-on-the-Solent, offering an irresistible mix of fascinating places to visit and things to do for all ages!
Few coastlines can lay claim to 185 million years of the earth’s history, yet this is the prize for visiting Dorset’s Jurassic Coast.
Get away from it all and enjoy the refreshing sea air, big skies and spectacular beaches and bays of Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate. Chill or be active, the choice is yours.
Take an eco-friendly break at the coast, travelling by train or bus, staying in sustainable hotels, exploring on foot or by bike, and feasting on fresh, local food
Get beach ready! There’s never been a better time to visit one of England’s stunning beaches and we want you to have the best experience possible. So, a new app has been launched with a live map allowing you to see how busy the beach is to ensure you pick your perfect, safe spot in the sun.
With the bustling resorts of Whitby and Scarborough, and enchanting villages hugging its coastline, Yorkshire’s long been a hit with visitors but now there’s a line-up of tempting new experiences to discover.