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The coast provides a huge range of fantastic activities and experiences for you to enjoy, from interesting historical heritage sites to exhilarating sports such as climbing, surfing or sailing. There are always stunning walks and coastal paths to take a stroll along or even cycle routes to explore the countryside surrounding the coast.

Within the seaside resorts and coastal towns and villages of Englands seaside there is plenty to discover and explore. Activities such as surfing and body boarding are common place on the beaches of Devon and Cornwall. There is also some great places to visit, themeparks and heritage sites as well as natural attractions such as The Eden Project which can be found in Cornwall. As mentioned before Devon is also home to the Jurassic Coast where many Dinsaur fossils have been discovered and has now been given World heritage status. There is also many aquariums, museums and activity centres such as' Go Ape' the highwire assault course, in the Southwest coast of England. Although England does not boast as many castles as Scotland you can discover some beautiful forts and castles within the coastal areas of England, such as Powderham Castle and Restormel Castle.

In other areas of the English coast you can also discover some fantastic maritime history, museums and galleries. Kent boasts some beautiful architecture and history including Deal Castle and Dover castle.Norfolk has a wonderful steam railway just waiting for you discover, as well as amazing boating trips and opportunity to visit zoos and wildlife parks. If you go down further to the South coast, here is where you'll find the typical seaside towns that feature on postcards, Brighton is a popular seaside resort with its famous pier and cosmopolitan vibe. It has many activities from just general beach fun to extreme sports.

The Scottish coast is alot more rural, with amazing mountainous terrain, tumbling waterfalls and amazing sights. A holiday in Scotland gives you the opportunity to experience some brilliant activities whilst still enjoying the amazing seaside and coastline. Fishing, climbing, mounteering and cycling are just a few activities enjoyed along the coastline of the highlands in Scotland.Many self catering holiday cottages are situated by the sea because of their amazing views and the chance to appreciate both the views out to sea and across the countryside.The county of Moray is well known for its breathtaking beaches, and the amazing birdlife along the coastline. There is also the opportunity to catch a glimpse of a dolphin, whale or seal from the Moray Firth, the largest firth in Scotland.


Wales has some amazing beaches, many of which have been award winning, with many receiving the blue flag. Cardiff is a great city situated on the south coast of Wales, with a amazing Castle and many activities such as white water rafting or the opportunity to take a trip on a waterbus. There is also plenty of restaurants and great shopping areas. Seaside resorts such as Mumbles, Tenby and Llandudo have fantastic character and charm and holiday makers come here every year to enjoy the beautiful beaches.


Described as having some of the most spectacular beaches in Europe, Northern Ireland is beautiful part of the UK to spend a seaside holiday. Many of the beaches have recieved the prestigious blue flag award and boast long stretches of golden sand and breathtaking sand dunes, many also have great local amenities such as picnic areas, barbeque facilities and local shops nearby.Northern Ireland is also well known for its nightlife with excellent pubs and clubs to keep you amused in the evenings. The towns of Northern Ireland are also known to provide unparalleled shopping experiences, there is always a great range of shops, from big names to one-of-a-kind boutiques.

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March 14th 2012

Easter is on its way! Supermarkets are stocking their shelves with chocolate eggs, pastel colours and bunny rabbits are appearing all around us. So why not get away from it all with the family to a secluded self-catering seaside cottage on the UK's beautful coast?