5 FANTASTIC COASTAL BREAKS
With thousands of miles of wonderfully wiggly shoreline, the UK simply begs to be explored and offers all kinds of coastal breaks. Read on for a few ideas to get you in the mood…
DIVING IN NORTHUMBERLAND
Pull on a wetsuit and head for the Farne Islands off the Northumberland coast. Enjoy close encounters with plump, grey seals affectionately known as ‘inquisitive locals’ – though clumsy on land, they transform into svelte-like creatures underwater. Wreck diving is also popular and numerous wrecks litter the seabed including the 6,810-ton Somali. Do also look out for deep-water anemone, dead men’s fingers and all sorts of crustaceans.
What else? A stunning coastline with AONB status from top to bottom – explore it on foot, by bike or horseback. Golden sand beaches stretching as far as the eye can see, crowned with iconic castles. Continue reading