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The Isle of Skye – Scotland’s Crown Jewel

Over time, Skye has had different historic influences. It was first occupied by Gaelic speakers from Ireland during the prehistoric era. Then it was ruled by Norsemen from 9-12th centuries. Once it was controlled by Scotland, the MacLeod clan occupied Dunvegan Castle as their primary seat on Skye. Culture on Skye primarily comes from fishing and crofting communities who suffered

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Anderby Creek, Lincolnshire – A Quiet Place to Get Away From It All

Anderby Creek is a tranquil hamlet between Skegness and Chapel St. Leonards in Lincolnshire. It’s known for the serene sandy beach that stretches along its coastline, a beautiful spot to visit all year round. It’s a tiny place with just a few houses, a shop and a village pub. The entire hamlet is built around the end of a creek

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Chapel St Leonards – An Unspoiled Seaside Village

Chapel St Leonards is a village in Lincolnshire between two popular beach resorts, Skegness and Mablethorpe. It’s on the coast and has miles of unspoiled golden sandy beach to enjoy. There are a couple of excellent visitor attractions for nature lovers too. If you’re looking for a location that is tranquil, away from the busy crowds, then Chapel St Leonards

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Cleethorpes – A Touristy Coastal Town

Cleethorpes is a busy seaside town that sits on the estuary of the River Humber. It rose in popularity as a holiday destination during the 1800s and continues to be popular with tourists looking for a seaside resort. There’s plenty to do both on the beach or in the town, so you won’t ever be bored. History Humans have occupied

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Isle of Coll – Scotland’s Dark Sky Location

Coll is one of Scotland’s smaller inhabited islands with less than 200 residents, only thirteen miles long and a maximum of three miles across. It’s an unspoiled island with plenty of rugged coastline and sandy beaches waiting to be explored. If you’re taking an island-hopping trip around the Hebrides, it’s not one to be missed. One of the best attractions

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Barton-Upon-Humber – A Historic Town on the Banks of the River Humber

A beautiful town on the southern estuary of the River Humber, Barton-Upon-Humber, has a lot to offer visitors. The entire town is steeped in history, so if you want to visit a place that’ll make you feel you’re stepping back in time, this is worth a look. It’s also the beginning point for the Viking Way under the impressive Humber

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Saltfleet – A Coastal Village with a Vast Beach and Plenty of Wildlife

Like many of the coastal towns and villages in Lincolnshire, Saltfleet has a beautiful beach. This vast and sandy beach is a tranquil place to avoid the crowds in the more busy tourist resorts like Skegness and Cleethorpes. If you’re looking for a quiet day away from other visitors, this unspoiled place is the location for you. Located just eight

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Top 10 Best Coastal Walks in Wales

Wales is renowned for containing many spectacular landscapes, many of which are located along the shoreline. It is therefore rather fortunate that a coastal footpath borders the whole of the Welsh coastline – the Wales Coast Path. The first path in the world to follow the coastline of an entire country, this path offers 870 miles of great views, including

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Scotland’s Isle of Arran – Incredible Culture, and Sprawling Sandy Beaches

Arran is another of Scotland’s beautiful West Coast islands. It’s one of the larger islands, stretching 20 miles and sitting at an average of 9 miles wide. While you can take a day trip to Arran and there’s a regular ferry service, it’s better to take at least a couple of days to truly enjoy the entire island. If you’re

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Winthorpe – A Village a Stone’s Throw Away from Skegness

Winthorpe is a coastal village in Lincolnshire just north of Skegness, making it a quieter place to stay where you can still access all the facilities and activities of Skegness. There’s an award-winning beach nearby, as well as a theme park and several holiday resorts to stay in. Winthorpe was a small historical parish with a Grade 1 listed building,

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Sutton on Sea – A Quaint British Seaside Town

This quiet town lies south of the busier resort at Mablethorpe. It’s an excellent tranquil location for a perfect getaway. The quaint town has been a regular spot for tourists since the Victorian era. It remains a popular destination for people who want all the benefits of the seaside without the business associated with the large resort towns like Skegness.

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In a crowd of swans – Poem by Kristiana Reed

They say swans mate for life & I hope if we are ever in a crowd like this you find me, with your eyes closed, hands outstretched — like wings, like feathers, to catch my fall. by Kristiana Reed Photo: Abbotsbury Swannery – GBC

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