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Top 10 Most Amazing Norfolk Beaches

Norfolk is home to six blue flag beaches, making it one of England’s top beach destinations. Blue flag beaches are distinguished by their water quality, environmental upkeep and education, facilities and safety standards. Norfolk makes for a great day out on the beach in a beautiful setting. In Norfolk, you’ll discover a stunning coastline with cliff drops and dramatic sunsets, …

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Britain’s Top 100 Outstanding Lighthouses

The coastline of the United Kingdom is one of the country’s most prominent features, having contributed greatly to British heritage and culture. The UK’s maritime exploits in past centuries have been significant in regards to trade, transport and war, and lighthouses together with their keepers have played a critical role in ensuring the safety of ships throughout. There are more …

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Dover to Dundee: A coastal tour of British culture

Top coastal museums and galleries Historic Dockyard Chatham Chatham – Kent – England Based in the charming ex-military town of Chatham, Kent, this 18th-century dockyard museum is still home to many historic Royal Navy warships. Whilst the ships are no longer in use they remain a powerful symbol of when Britannia ruled the waves and places like Chatham docks played …

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The Islands of Britain – Where they are and Why they are Interesting

Although Great Britain is a large island, there are thousands of significantly smaller islands that are located away from the country’s coastline – some of these are rather close to the shoreline, whereas others are tens (and even hundreds) of kilometres away. This article covers the largest of these islands, including both individual isles and archipelagos. Many of these islands …

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Shaldon – Idyllic Little Fishing Village – South Devon coast

Shaldon is on the south side of the river Teign opposite the industrial town of Teignmouth and about 15 miles from the historic cathedral city of Exeter to the North West and about seven miles south of Torquay. Comprising mainly of picturesque fishermen’s cottages, Georgian homes and quaint thatched cottages Shaldon has windy narrow streets and plenty of character.  The …

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