7 coastal adventures, anytime of year

Various, UK

Dip your toe into a new adventure.

Who said coastal getaways were summer events?! If you’re brave enough to try a dip in the Channel any time of year, why not beat the crowds and get to your nearest beach to enjoy a refreshing sea breeze? If you’re not up for getting your toes wet, jump on a boat tour or cycle round idyllic coastal towns and cities to discover hidden gems.

Coasteering On Anglesey

Head up to the northern most tip of Wales for a coasteering adventure. Run, jump, swim, and climb your way along the rocky coast exploring caves in the headland you can’t see from the cliffs above and check out awesome marine life hidden in rock pools along the coast.

From £65

Wells-next-the-Sea Cruise on Historic RNLI Lifeboat

Enjoy a cruise on a restored Dunkirk veteran lifeboat off the coast of Norfolk. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife, including seals and dolphins, and listen to historic tales of Operation Dynamo and other exploits. RNLI, we salute you.

From £30

Surf Lesson in Widemouth Bay, Bude

Surfing seems almost foreign to the UK, but Cornwall has a fab surfing scene. Visit Bude, on the Cornwall coast, to enjoy a fun-filled crash course in surfing. Go as a group for even more fun and makes sure you grab a video of your mates wipe out!

From £40

Paddleboarding Around Newquay’s Coastline

Take a calming trip around the idyllic coast of Cornwall on a paddleboard. Spend the first part of the session getting your balance before meandering along the coastline exploring caves and keeping an eye out for local wildlife.

From £60

Brighton Coastal Tour

Explore the city of Brighton with this cycling tour of the city and surrounding countryside, heading out as far as Rottingdean for a round trip of 9 miles! Cycle along the coast, past popular tourist attractions and acquaint yourself with the picture-perfect seaside city.

From £35

Giant’s Causeway, Rope Bridge and Carrickfergus Castle Tour

Jump across the water to visit the Northern Irish coast of County Antrim. Drive along the coastal road to see Carrickfergus Castle, Portaneevy Viewing Point, the Dark Hedges and the famous Giant’s Causeway. This scenic coach tour isn’t one to miss.

From £30

Coast Boat Trip: Exploring Cornwall’s Coastline and Marine Life

Take a moment to explore the coast off Land’s End with this boat trip from Penzance. Head along the Cornish coast to see picturesque fishing villages and beaches from a new perspective on the water. Keep your eyes peeled for dolphins as you head out to sea!

From £63.50