Posts about The British Coast

Stoer, Scotland

A little house by the beach in a very quiet corner of Scotland may look idyllic, but I bet it’s a different story altogether when the temperature drops, the wind picks up, and the winter storms arrive from the arctic and from the north Atlantic.

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Stoer, Scotland

Yes, Scotland. The white sand beaches, rocky coastline and remote hamlets were what I’d travelled so far to see and this was the first of a series of stopping-off points along the remote coastline north of Lochinver. Despite the wind and the long, single-track road, the beach was pretty busy with walkers and surfers, taking […]

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Dusk in the Aeolian Islands

Photograph of sailing boats moored for the evening amongst the Aeolian Islands off the coast of Sicily in Italy, with the islands of Stromboli, Basiluzzo and Lisca Bianca (lit by the last of the evening sun) in the background. Photographed from the back of a hydrofoil docked at Panarea. This picture is available to order […]

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Caldey Island Lighthouse

On the summit of Caldey Island, not far from the old Priory, stands the lighthouse which was erected by Trinity House in 1829 at a cost of £3,380 11s 7d. On either side of the tower and connected to it are two dwellings which were occupied by the keepers and their families prior to the […]

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Freshwater East, Wales

Yes, it was that cold. No, in fact it was colder… the west coast of Wales and open to the Atlantic Ocean…

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