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Today's featured coast is Cornwall

The coastline of Cornwall is amongst the most dramatic in the UK, with tall rock cliffs, bays and sandy beaches. A favourite tourist destination with surfing towns such as Newquay, and famous attractions such as the Eden Project.. Find out more, visit Cornwall.

We have visitor information and photographs for the main coastal towns and resorts in Cornwall, including Saltash, Newquay, St Austell, and details of beaches, visitor attractions such as St Michael's Mount, visitor accommodation, B&B's, hotels, guest houses and restaurants.

 

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Featured 360° panorama

White cliffs of Dover - Dover, Kent

White cliffs of Dover

Featured coastline

Boat at Oban - Oban, Argyll and The Isles

Boat at Oban

Time for our coastal gallery!

Scarborough beach - Steps to SpaEast Runton beach photoSaltburn Cliff Lift StationShaldon DevonBotany Bay Beach and CliffsRedcar sandy beachRedcar beach in summerWhitby Abbey at sunsetHastings net shopsRX90 Valiant at Fishermens MuseumTenby beach at sunset

... some sample articles from our blog

History of the Goodwin Sands

Goodwin sands hovercraftThe Goodwin Sands are a notorious stretch of sands just off the coast of Kent. Submerged at high tides, with areas being exposed and drying sufficiently for a man to walk on at low tides, they present a particular challenge to shipping given their location at the narrowest part of the busiest shipping channel in the world [...] Read more.

 

Martello Towers of the East Coast

Hythe martello towerThe East Coast Martello towers were built in Essex and Suffolk around the same time as the South Coast towers starting in 1809. They were intended to prevent Napoleon's armies from reaching London via Essex/Suffolk [...] Read more.

 

Martello Towers of the Kent and Sussex Coast

Hythe martello towerMartello Towers were built along the coast of Kent and East Sussex, between 1805 and 1808 to protect against invasion by Napoleon. A good number of them survive today, some restored as museums and residences [...] Read more.

 

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