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The coastal counties of England, listed by their position around the coast of England. Our featured image is "Happisburgh pill box on beach".

Happisburgh pill box on beach


The Northumberland Coast is designated as an Area Of Outstanding Beauty (AONB), starting at Berwick ... Read more about Northumberland

Tyne and Wear

The main Tyne and Wear cities are Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead and Sunderland. The coast offers s ... Read more about Tyne and Wear


The Durham coast covers the area from below Sunderland to Hartlepool and has emerged from its heavy ... Read more about Durham

Whitby Abbey at sunset

North Yorkshire

The dramatic high cliffs of the North Yorkshire Coast are the setting for coastal resorts such as Wh ... Read more about North Yorkshire

East Riding of Yorkshire

East Riding of Yorkshire coast is dramatic, including the stacks, arches and caves at Flamborough He ... Read more about East Riding of Yorkshire


The Lincolnshire coastline is characterised by sandy beaches, coastal dune systems and saltmarshes. ... Read more about Lincolnshire

Brittania Pier Entrance


The Norfolk coast covers over 100 miles much of which designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural B ... Read more about Norfolk


Suffolk is a county of significant historical importance in the East of England. It was settled by t ... Read more about Suffolk


Essex is located in the East of England. It has a varied coastline starting in the Thames Estuary, r ... Read more about Essex

St. Margarets Bay surfing


Kent is known as the 'Garden of England', but also boasts many miles of coastline stretching round f ... Read more about Kent

Beachy Head Lighthouse

East Sussex

The East Sussex coast is reknowned for offering energetic towns such as Brighton and Hastings, but a ... Read more about East Sussex

West Sussex

West Sussex is located on the coast of Southern England with the coast of East Sussex to the East, a ... Read more about West Sussex


The Hampshire coast is known for it's historic maritime heritage, the port cities of Portsmouth and ... Read more about Hampshire

Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight is situated off the South Coast of England. It is known for yachting at 'Cowes wee ... Read more about Isle of Wight


The Dorset coastline is known for it's UNESCO 'Jurassic Coast' designation. Natural coastal features ... Read more about Dorset

Meadfoot Bay at high tide


Devon is the only English county with two separate coastlines. Devon is characterised by beautiful a ... Read more about Devon

St Michael's Mount viewed from Marazion


The coastline of Cornwall is amongst the most dramatic in the UK, with tall rock cliffs, bays and sa ... Read more about Cornwall


The Somerset coast offers traditional seaside resorts such as Minehead and Weston-super-Mare, pictur ... Read more about Somerset


The ceremonial county of Bristol comprises of the city of Bristol and it's surrounding area. Coastal ... Read more about Bristol

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Merseyside coastal attractions include Albert Dock at Liverpool, the resort of Southport, the beach ... Read more about Merseyside


The Lancashire coast is known for the bustling resort of Blackpool, Morecambe Bay, and also the golf ... Read more about Lancashire

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A few places to go in England...

Chesil Beach

Weymouth, Dorset

Chesil Beach, shingle bank, sheltering the Fleet lagoon.

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Cloughton Wyke

Scarborough, North Yorkshire

Beautiful secluded bay near to Cloughton, reached by a very narrow single track ...

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Druridge Bay

Amble, Northumberland

Six miles of sandy beach and grass covered dunes.

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Gorleston beach

Gorleston-on-Sea, Norfolk

Just south of Great Yarmouth is Gorleston-on-Sea. Great sandy beach, yacht pond,...

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Western Esplanade

Herne Bay, Kent

Stony beach, with lots of interest including the colourful beach huts, views of ...

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Birling Gap

Eastbourne, East Sussex

Birling Gap has a pebble beach with fine views of the Seven Sisters cliffs.

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Winchelsea beach

Hastings, East Sussex

Wide stretch of beach at the village of Winchelsea Beach, close to Hastings

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