The best of the UK seaside

Nostalgia, beaches and ice-cream come together in perfect harmony as 12 authors and locals choose their favourite places on the UK coast, with places to stay

Holiday guide to lesser-known Thailand

They’re getting harder to find, but there are still corners of rural and coastal Thailand relatively untouched by tourism. Here are unspoiled islands and stunning national parks away from the crowds

Ten of the best vintage seaside rides and fairground attractions in the UK

The reopening of Dreamland in Margate hogged the headlines this summer, but the UK has plenty more vintage seaside attractions. Here’s 10 coastal spots for old fashioned fun, from pier shows to the UK’s oldest theme park

The Sand, Sea & Spray urban art festival in Blackpool – in pictures

Organisers of Sand Sea & Spray invited more than 20 well known street artists from around the world to create works in an attempt to help regenerate parts of the seaside town of Blackpool in the UK.