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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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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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The Top 10 Most Amazing Coastal Walks in England

Access to the coastline is rather easy in England, with much of it consisting of footpaths, and sections of it consisting of land owned by charities and organisations such as the National Trust, Natural England and local authorities, which are open to the public. Long-distance paths also border large swathes of the coast, such as the 1,000 km/630-mile-long South West …

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Porthdinllaen

Porthdinllaen is a village on the Llyn Peninsula in Gwynedd and is approximately 20 miles to the west of Portmerion. The Llyn Peninsula is one of the most remote and unspoilt stretches of coastline in Wales and Porthdinllaen is a small settlement on the right-hand side of the Peninsula that is incredibly beautiful and tranquil.  It’s an old fishing village …

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