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Life's a beach

Unwind to the sound of lapping waves

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Dazzling blooms

Bursts of colour to brighten your day

near Saltash, Cornwall

Tudor house with superb collections, garden, quay and estate

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Bushmills, County Antrim

In the footsteps of giants...

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Elegant suspension bridge and toll-keeper's house

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The golden sands of Penbryn beach

Beautiful beaches near you 

Whether it's a relaxing stroll along the sand or a bracing dip in the sea that you're looking for this bank holiday, a patch of paradise is waiting. Choose from 778 miles of spectacular coastline around England, Wales and Northern Ireland and let your worries wash away.

Springwatch presenters Gillian Burke, Michaela Strachan and Chris Packham

Springwatch returns to Sherborne 

From Monday 28 May, the BBC's Springwatch will return to the Sherborne Park Estate. For three weeks, the team will revisit their favourite birds and beasts to see how they have fared through the changing seasons. Find out what goes on behind the cameras and meet some of the stars of the show.

A couple walking up a bluebell covered banking at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal.


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Meghan and her mother leaving Cliveden on her royal wedding day

Royal wedding 

Meghan Markle and her mother leave Cliveden for Windsor having spent the eve of her wedding in the Cliveden House Hotel on the National Trust’s Cliveden Estate.

The exterior of Lighthouse Cottages 1 and 2, Tyne and Wear

Stay somewhere extraordinary

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New homeware collection

Transport your home to the coast with our home accessories that sing wild sea-shanties and tell tall salty tales.