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Coast to Coast

20 Sep 2021, by Naturebreak

As an island, the UK is blessed with miles of dramatic coastline, varied between beaches and cliffs, grassy outcrops and vast expanses of sea. With all these gorgeous landscapes and seascapes you can be sure that there are plenty of exciting activities you can get up to out on the water and here are five of our top picks.

A Scilly Sea Adventure on St Agnes, The Isles Of Scilly. 

This sea safari takes you on a journey around the Isles of Scilly, taking in all of the incredible wildlife that the region has to offer. You'll visit Annett, an important breeding site for seabirds including, Puffins, Razorbills and Manx Shearwaters as well as a resident population of Atlantic Grey seals which live on the Western Rocks. A relaxing, exciting and educational way to appreciate some of the UK's finest coastline.


Unforgettable Kayaking Experience at Trevone Bay, Cornwall

Experience the coastline and get your thrill seeking kicks at the same time. With this exhilarating kayak tour, you'll get up close to a beautiful section of Cornwall’s stunning coastline, explore some amazing sea caves under a gigantic sea stack and battle the waves as you paddle around this beautiful area from a unique perspective.


Snorkel Stand Up Paddleboarding Tour in Newquay, Cornwall

Anyone who has visited Newquay already will know that the region's coastal scenery is simply stunning. Snorkelling and Stand Up Paddle Boarding allows you to experience this from a very different angle. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, curious about our coastline’s marine environment or just want to experience something memorable, this experience guarantees to excite and educate you all at the same time.

Newquay Activity Centre Cornwall Snorkel SUP Grid3

Coastal Foraging in Tenby, Wales

Just because you’re at the coast, doesn't mean you have to get wet to have a good time. In Tenby you'll learn about the tides, discover the hidden wonders of rock pools, as well as foraging for coastal plants, seaweeds and shellfish. Your insightful guide Craig frequently appears on television as well as running his own YouTube Channel, which has almost 100,000 subscribers and is sure to inspire you and answer all your questions.


Dolphin and Marine Life Safari in Weymouth, Dorset.

You'll sail out of the beautiful Dorset port of Weymouth alongside Dolphin Watch who will help you to locate and watch animals who live nearby. Seals, dolphins, porpoises, seabirds and possibly sharks, sunfish, and even whales are all on the watch list and you'll have the chance to get up close with these glorious animals in their natural habitat.


As you can see, even with this list of 5 experiences there is so much to explore and experience along the UK's coastlines, whether you're a fan of the water or not, you'll be sure to find something to inspire you.

For more great activities to protect our nature (as well as keep the kids busy), take a read of some more of our top blogs. 

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