If you’ve never been to Norfolk – why not? The combined sunniest/driest county in the UK, 100 miles of stunning coastline, the Norfolk Broads National Park, medieval Norwich – and of course the private home of the Queen and now also the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge and their young family.
Often when families are planning their summer holiday, they want to know what will be going on in and around the local area that will keep everyone entertained. Well, you’ll be pleased to know there are loads of things to do in Bude and the latest Bude Guide is now available – complete with a
Great Coastal Locations
That bastion of all things geographical, Ordnance Survey, estimates that the UK’s coastline stretches for an astonishing 11,073 miles (17,820 km). If you add in the larger islands (such as the Isle of Wight and the Isle of Man), that number goes up to nearly 19,500 miles. Not only is it a long coastline, but according to the Hausdorff dimension (that measures the ‘wiggliness’ of a coastline – no, really), it scores an impressive 1.25, which is, apparently, pretty wiggly.
Places to visit in Sussex
Spread across two counties and with the country’s newest National Park spanning its borders, Sussex lies along the south coast and is a playground for weary Londoners who want to get back to nature and recharge their batteries. Whether you’re here for a week-long stay in a luxury cottage or are looking for great days out or weekend breaks, Sussex is just an hour’s train journey from the Capital – but its rolling hills and chalk uplands could be a million miles from the hustle and bustle of city life. Here are our favourite places to visit in West and East Sussex:
Northumberland’s North Sea Coastline
Wild, windswept, dramatic and utterly spellbinding, Northumberland’s North Sea coastline is one of the most beautiful stretches of England’s shoreline. This entire region has been designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and it’s easy to see why. From wide-open sandy beaches back dropped by rare dune ecosystems to towering cliffs, this area combines endangered flora and fauna with over 7,000 years of human history to create a unique landscape. And no matter what time of the year you visit this part of the country, you are bound to be captured by its beauty.