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Escaping London: Day-hiking Hastings to Rye

With a hint of early spring in the air it seemed like a good idea to escape London.  In an hour-and-a-half we arrived in Hastings, one of England’s oldest seaside towns.   843 more words

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Hunstanton, a Victorian seaside escape. A red cliff full of fossils. A ship-wreck. A lighthouse that you can sleep in, and a low tide.

I drove here spontaneously one Wednesday afternoon. 66 more words



The Suffolk Coast and it’s colorful cottages. I finally made it here after lusting at beach-hut photos for months. 

To be back on the beach was such a joy. 162 more words


Discovering more delights in Scarborough - North Bay and the Castle

This is a final mop-up of our time, so far, in Yorkshire (we’re heading back via York next week..), and it will cover a 2nd visit to Scarborough – to the North Bay area and the castle, a flying visit to Burton Agnes & the Rudston Monolith, the Muston scarecrow festival and Boggle Hole (visited on the way home from Whitby). 1,052 more words


Escape from London to the coast: Shoeburyness 

Shoeburyness is an hour from Fenchurch Street. Some of the coast remains MOD land and is inaccessible, with lots of signs saying don’t touch any military debris as it might blow you to pieces. 22 more words

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Dorset Adventure

Spent 4 days in the middle of April staying in a cottage just outside Wareham with the family for a little exploring time around Dorset. 250 more words