Fishing boats, Whitstable Harbour, Whitstable

Whitstable, Kent

Whitstable is a seaside resort on the north coast of Kent. The name is a combination of ancient British words for salt (whit) and market (stable). Oyster fishing on this coast, has been important since Saxon ti...
St Ives from Malakoff Gardens

St Ives, Cornwall

St Ives, near Penzance, is one of the most popular Cornish holiday resorts. It has breathtaking coastal scenery, with four white sandy beaches which have been awarded European Blue Flag clean water status. Port...
West Cliff Beach and Pier, Bournemouth

Bournemouth, Dorset

Bournemouth in Dorset, is a cosmopolitan seaside resort on the south coast of England. It has many enormous natural advantages and attracts over five million visitors every year, not only in the summer months, ...
Dutch Cottage Museum, Canvey Island

Canvey Island, Essex

Canvey Island is an island in the Thames Estuary and although only approximately five miles by three miles, it has a population of over 50,000. The whole of the island is below sea level, which has obviously be...
Lulworth Cove

Lulworth Cove, Dorset

Lulworth Cove in Dorset, is a world famous horse-shoe shaped cove, at the end of the picturesque village of West Lulworth. It is geologically spectacular and a gateway to the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. At S...
Swanage Beach, Swanage

Swanage, Dorset

Swanage in Dorset, is a small popular seaside resort, with a beautiful setting facing east to Swanage Bay in the Purbeck Hills, between Ballard Down and Peveril Point. The golden sandy beach has been given Euro...
Sand dunes, beach, Sandbanks

Sandbanks, Dorset

Sandbanks is a small peninsula at the entrance to Poole Harbour in Dorset. Although less than one square mile in area, it contains some of the most expensive houses in Britain. Sandbanks' coastline is packed wi...
Eroded breakwater, Pebble Ridge, Westward Ho!

Westward Ho! Devon

Westward Ho! is a popular seaside resort in north Devon, near Bideford and has the distinction of being the only place name in the British Isles that has an exclamation mark in its official name.  It has a long...
Alpha Place, Appledore

Appledore, Devon

Appledore is a quaint fishing village in North Devon, situated where the Rivers Taw and Torridge meet.  Sailing is very popular and the view at low tide across a vast spread of sandbanks to the open sea, is par...
Lifeboat Station, Selsey Bill

Selsey, Sussex

Selsey, which is located at the southern most point of the Manhood Peninsula, is a seaside town and beach in West Sussex. It makes for a lovely day at the beach and is home to the inventor of the mouse trap! ...
Pevensey Bay

Pevensey Bay, Sussex

Pevensey Bay is a quiet shingle beach, not far from Eastbourne, famous for being the landing place for William the Conqueror and his army in 1066. Where in England is Pevensey Bay? View more places in...