Enjoy a Coastal Swim This Christmas Day

Christmas Day Swim

Taking a dip in the sea on Christmas Day has become something of a tradition for many coastal dwellers up and down the country. If you decide to swap sitting around the open fire gorging on mince pies and mulled wine for the great icy waters outdoors this Christmas, here are some essential tips to

RNLI Reports Five Year High in Coastal Fatalities

RNLI Rescue

Figures recently released by the RNLI have shown that coastal fatalities along the British coast were the highest last year over a five-year period. 168 fatal incidences were recorded in 2015, together with 385 additional cases classed as near-fatal. In most cases, those who lost their lives on the coastline last year were men, accounting for

How Safe is it to Surf During a Storm?

surfing in bournemouth

Storm Imogen Storm Imogen battered the south coast of England in February, causing strong winds and rain in addition to the usual travel chaos. For surfers, however, it brought exciting opportunities to ride mammoth waves of epic proportions, but just how safe is it to head out for a surf during a storm? If you

Plans Move Ahead to Create a Linked Coastal Path in England

Coastal Path Walk

Funding has recently been secured to establish a coastal path in Hampshire, which will be the final link in a complete footpath around England covering a distance of 2,700 miles. About 65% of the coastline in England is currently accessible by foot; however, plans are on track to ensure that the entire English coast will

How a Brisk Coastal Walk Can Beat the January Blues

Coastal Path Walk

After the excesses of Christmas, January can leave us feeling sluggish and depressed. Getting fresh air and exercise can make us feel instantly better, improving our mood and helping to burn off calories. It is not just at this time of year that walking can be of benefit to your mind and body, however, with