Posts Tagged ‘Seaside’

Seaside Snaps


According to this recent piece in The Independent, Hunstanton is the 9th most popular seaside town in 2019. The cynic in me suggests that the locations listed are probably in reasonable proximity to a Best Western hotel, given that they are responsible for the research, but I’m sure that can’t possibly be the case. However […]

I’m a lucky boy there’s no doubt of that. Another week away with Mrs Weir, this time in the North of Wales, staying on the fringes of “the finest seaside resort in Western Europe” – according to an unattributed quote supplied by the local council. And although I can’t say I’ve been to every one […]

A trip to the coast, where “the sea enriches and the pine adorns“.

As I may have mentioned elsewhere I do like to be beside the seaside, so you can imagine how pleased I was to be contacted by Tim Dunn curator of Rails to the Sands earlier this week – actually you probably can’t yet but stay with me a while and you will. Tim got in […]

Brighton Rocks


I’m not entirely sure how a week has passed since we went away, but it has . . . Last Thursday saw us drive down to the RHS Gardens at Wisley, traversing almost exactly half of the M25 in the process. Wisley was, perhaps unsurprisingly, very pleasant although it was also, again perhaps unsurprisingly (given […]

I’d been looking forward to visiting to Southend-On-Sea, unfortunately it was a bit of a disappointment. To me it seemed a strangely disjointed town, not sure whether it’s a seaside location with a town attached or a town with a seaside location attached. I couldn’t decide which it was but when we parked up on […]

A week away from work and of course a long awaited trip to Great Yarmouth – which at least one of us was looking forward too. Admittedly it might not be a destination that features in those ridiculous “637 Places You Must Go To Before You Die” lists but that’s more to do with the […]