10 new restaurants on the UK coast for seafood, street food and other great grub | Food and drink

[ad_1] Rockwater, Hove, East Sussex Owner Luke Davis hopes Rockwater will help revitalise the Hove seafront. The modern, glass-fronted building on the promenade is open all day, from breakfast on the deck (crab benedict, meat- and plant-based fry-ups) to cocktails on the roof terrace. The main lunch and dinner menu includes small plates (such as … Read more

Hidden idylls and stunning sunsets: late summer breaks in Europe, chosen by readers | Europe holidays

[ad_1] Winning tip: wild shores and exotic plants, Lanzarote The north of the island of Lanzarote is a hidden idyll where sunsets burn golden orange and surf pounds the wild shores. Famara Beach is a surfing paradise for families looking for winter sun and a relaxed beach community. Staying in a yurt in nearby Arrieta … Read more

The best of British seaside festivals and events for 2021: readers’ tips | Festivals

[ad_1] Winning tip: Bournemouth Arts by the Sea festival The annual programme here takes place across the picturesque backdrops of Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch, which have a growing cultural scene. Visitors are encouraged to participate in the wide range of art, music and dance events alongside both emerging and established artists. It’s diverse, it’s intriguing … Read more

Bikes, boats and Betjeman: a car-free break in Wadebridge, Cornwall | Cornwall holidays

[ad_1] A rocky island emerges from thick mist. Around it, cormorants are diving into grey-green waves, which are flowering with multicoloured jellyfish. The boat pitches wildly; the skipper warns us that tope, powerful sharks, are common in these waters and not to lose our rods. He throws most of our too-small early catches overboard, including … Read more

‘It makes you feel alive while half-killing you’: cycling in Carmarthenshire | Wales holidays

[ad_1] “So,” my hostess Tanya said as I arrived at Penstacan, an organic farmstay in the Welsh village of Cilycwm, “they’re making you go over the Black Mountain, are they?’ Did I detect a note of concern in her voice? You know, I believe I did. Cycle Dixe wales The gauntlet had been thrown down … Read more

‘Ride the giant boat wheel’: readers’ favourite bank holiday family days out | Day trips

[ad_1] Winning tip: Boating in the sky, Falkirk Easily reached from Edinburgh and Glasgow, the Falkirk Wheel and Kelpies on the Forth and Clyde canal make for a superb family day out. The Falkirk Wheel is a giant boat lift between different levels of the canal. You can actually ride the wheel on a boat … Read more

Blyth spirit: a car-free break along the coast of Northumberland | Northumberland holidays

[ad_1] I’m swimming in the bracing sea near Blyth in Northumberland. A boat sails by, a tern flies overhead with a small silver fish in its beak, and I can feel more fish tickling my feet. Map of north-east England and Northumberland coast highlighting Blyth, Ashington and Warkworth The town’s South Beach has miles of … Read more

An immersive weekend of wine and wine-making in south Devon is a crushing success | Devon holidays

[ad_1] I am blindfolded with a peg on my nose, chewing on a wine gum. This wasn’t exactly what I expected when I signed up for a wine course … I can taste nothing except gummy blandness. Then, when instructed, I remove the peg. Whoa! My mouth is flooded with intense fruity sweetness. Map of … Read more