Blue Flag 2018 – A guide to Britain’s cleanest beaches

Over 100 beaches in the British Isles have been recognised for their cleanliness, safety, public amenities and quality of water by Keep Britain Tidy in this year’s Blue Flag and Seaside Awards. A Blue Flag is an internationally recognised symbol given to beaches and marinas for ‘high standards of management, cleanliness and safety’ – an … More Blue Flag 2018 – A guide to Britain’s cleanest beaches

10 of Britain’s Best Beaches for Summer 2018

1. Lulworth Cove, Dorset: Undoubtedly one of the UK’s most popular coastal locations, and with the natural limestone arch of Durdle Door reaching into the sea, it’s one of the most iconic! 2. Rhossili Bay, Swansea: Located on the most westerly point of the Gower Peninsular, this is a wide sandy beach with wonderful views. 3. … More 10 of Britain’s Best Beaches for Summer 2018

Autumn Nature Highlights – spotlight on the hen harrier

The hen harrier is one of the North West’s very special residents and can be spotted flying high over the wild untamed moors of the Forest of Bowland. This is one of Britain’s rarest birds; it spends the summer months breeding in upland areas before heading for the southern shores of England in autumn, so … More Autumn Nature Highlights – spotlight on the hen harrier