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.
After a difficult year for many it's time for a well-earned break, escape your everyday routine and put some time aside to focus on yourself.
Fossil hunting is hugely popular along the English coast. If you see people – adults, families, children – rummaging around in rocks on the beach, chances are they hoping to turn up a dinosaur vertebra or an ammonite.
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.
Durham’s coast is home to a dramatic stretch of designated heritage coastline, overflowing with wonderful wildlife, magnificent beaches, clifftop walks and waves of coastal charm, perfect for a stress-busting break.
This family-run fish smokery on the Yorkshire Coast has become known for serving excellent kippers, a traditional British breakfast staple. But what makes Fortunes’ kippers so special?
Scenic road trips along the coast are magical experiences, allowing you to visit towns, villages and empty, open spaces while enjoying easy driving. So varied is the English coast that the scenery can change with every turn in the road.
It’s been a long wait, but summer’s finally arrived, lockdown’s over and the wonderful coast of England is opening up to welcome visitors back. But before heading to your favourite seafront, it’s worth being aware of how things have changed.
Gosport offers 38km of waterfront, panoramic beaches, impressive maritime attractions and lots of water sports, such as sailing, kayaking, jet-skiing, kite-surfing and fishing. There’s plenty to pack into 48 hours!