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The Coast of Great Britain

Discover the natural wonders of the British Coastline on your doorstep or on holiday


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Coast - Visit Britain
Visit the best beach-side destinations and coastal attractions by using our handy guide to Coastal Britain...

The UK Beach Guide
With beach info, photos, weather and tides and more...

Coast & Sea - The Met Office
Weather data, tide times, beach and shipping forecasts, weather warnings...

The Marine Conservation Society
Discover and explore the British coast and it's ecosystem at the UK's leading marine charity.

Capturing Our Coast
Collecting and distributing data about our marine ecosystem through an army of volunteers.

RNLI Lifeboats
Saving lives on and off the coast. Exists through charitable donations, find out more.

Sounds of our Shores
Public uploads of favourite seaside sounds, building a permanent digital resource of UK coastal recordings.

Coast Radar
Whether you're looking for the nearest beach, events or things to do, Coast Radar can help you explore...

OpenLearn - BBC - Coast
The always-surprising story of life on the edge of the British Isles - and beyond - is a co-production between the BBC and The Open University.

Sponsored Listings
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South Wales beach by S.Phillips

Coastal Regions


England's Coast
Covering England as a whole.

South West
Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset.

South & South East
Hampshire, West & East Sussex, Kent.

Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Lincolnshire.

North East
Yorkshire, Durham, Tyne & Wear, Northumberland.

North West
Merseyside, Lancashire, Cumbria.


Wales Coast
The Welsh coast as a whole.

Monmouthshire, Glamorgan.

South West
Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire.

West / Mid
Cardigan & Ceredigion, Merioneth, Gwynedd.

Anglesey, Caernarfonshire, Denbighshire, Flintshire.


Scotland's Coast
Covering Scotland's Coast as a whole.

South West
Dumfries & Galloway, Ayrshire, Arran.

Argyll & Bute, Jura, Islay, Mull.

Highland, Skye, Outer Hebrides, Orkney, Shetland.

East & South East
Aberdeenshire, Moray, Angus, Dundee, Fife, Lothian, Borders.

Sponsored Listings

Holidays on the Coast, Camping & Touring Sites

Rural Retreats with Sea Views

Almost 60 self-catering properties with sea views throughout England, Scotland and Wales to suit all budgets...

Haven Holidays - Camping, Touring, Lodges & Chalets

36 award-winning family holiday parks throughout England, Scotland and Wales- close to some of Britain’s favourite seaside resorts. A great base to explore the coast by day and kick back in the evenings.

British Coast News

RSS Marine Conservation Society News Feed
  • New research shows washing machine filters drastically reduce microfibre pollution 16th July 2020
    A recent study has revealed that filters fitted inside washing machines can reduce the amount of plastic microfibres released into wastewater by almost 80%.
  • Sign our petition to help #StopOceanThreads 3rd July 2020
    *Did you know that for every load of laundry washed, as many as 700,000 plastic microfibres can flow into our water systems? Across the UK, that means that 9.4 trillion fibres could be released into the environment in one week alone… at least!*
  • Top tips for beachgoers: Keeping coastal wildlife safe 3rd July 2020
    While it’s great that we’re all able to start getting back to some kind of normal it’s important to remember that we share these spots with amazing coastal wildlife.
  • Help us #KeepItClean this summer! 1st July 2020
    We're asking for your help to spread the word and encourage everyone enjoying time outdoors this summer to #KeepItClean and take their litter home. Whether you live by the sea or in the heart of a city, we all have a role to play in reducing the volume of litter polluting the natural world.
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