Summer on the coast

August issue
On sale date:
6th July 2018

Discover Cardigan Bay

A huge inlet of the Irish Sea, Wales’s largest bay stretches 50 miles from tip to tail. Roam its wild beaches, glittering coves, rolling hills and historic coastal settlements with Julie Brominicks. 

Maritime marvels

Along Britain’s shores lies a wealth of hidden treasures – cliff-carved chapels, bizarre wildlife, vast whirlpools, strange shipwrecks and kelp labyrinths. We pick 20 unsung wonders of the coast.

Lobster rescue

Go behind the scenes of Cornwall’s Lobster Hatchery to see how it is saving Britain’s popular and overfished king of crustaceans.

Coast path solace

When trouble struck, Raynor and Moth Winn took to the SW Coast Path, a spectacular route that soothed their distress and paved the way to revival.

Saviour of the sea

The fascinating tale of Norfolk fisherman and lifeboat hero Henry Blogg. 

Art of the beach

Using natural materials and man-made debris, artist Tim Pugh creates striking, ephemeral works. Learn how to make your own beautiful beach mosiac.

BBC Countryfile Live

All the highlights of the summer’s greatest country show, from Adam’s Farm to the National Trust Theatre.

Great Days Out: Britain's best beaches

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