Seaside special! Countryfile Magazine August Issue

Fabulous ideas for a classic summer holiday - starring Tenby • Cromer • Oban • Teignmouth
Llandudno • Margate + more timeless seaside gems 

Published: June 30th, 2017 at 12:04 pm
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Countryfile Live


The show of the summer is here. What to watch, where to go and what to know – all in a handy map.

Discover a coast of wonders

Home to giants and dragons, County Antrim’s dramatic coastline is arguably the most spectacular in the UK. 

Gull wars

Why do people squawk so much about seagulls? Mark Cocker defends these maligned avian marauders. Plus nine gulls and terns to spot in Britain.

Wild people

Swimmer Mercedes Gleitze was the first British woman to cross the Channel.

Dreaming of a beach-hut lifestyle?

Take a stroll around the idyllic Mudeford Sandbank in Dorset.

Love the lido

Relish the return of a retro pleasure – outdoors seaside swimming pools are back and making a splash.

Seaside campsites

From Cornwall to Skye – where to pitch up for a stunning summer holiday by the sea.

Homemade fish and chips

Make your own ‘chish’n’fips’ and minty peas with these mouthwatering recipes from cook Claire Thomson.


Great Days Out: Classic seaside walks



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