Traditional beach activities are dying out according to a survey of British families who say mobiles are more important than towels!Read the full story ›
There's been a 400% rise in the number of wet wipes found on our beaches here in the West Country. One charity says marine life is at risk.Read the full story ›
Four places in the region haven't met the revised tighter EU standard for bathing and people are being advised against swimming.Read the full story ›
Burnham-on-Sea has failed to meet new EU standards for bathing. In recent testing the water quality fell foul of the tighter laws.Read the full story ›
Burnham's 15 year old Stert Island swim will not go ahead - the water scored low in quality after stricter EU regulations were introduced.Read the full story ›
Half of British families will take a staycation in 2016 - involving 5 tantrums, 4 picnics, 3 inflatables, 2 dropped icecreams and 1 sunset.Read the full story ›
RNLI lifeguards will start patrolling beaches in the region this weekend as the 2016 summer season get underway.Read the full story ›
The annual Sand Sculpture Festival is back at Weston-Super-Mare for it's 11th year. This year there's a competitive twist!Read the full story ›
14 beaches in Devon and Cornwall have over the two week break and 4 extra will be patrolled over the bank holiday weekendRead the full story ›
Sand chairs that mean people with disabilities can access the beach are now available at ten sites in Cornwall.
Normal wheelchairs do not work well on sand, which can also damage them.
Cornwall Mobility has taken over the fleet and has created an online map showing where they can be hired.
Find out more here.