Category: Beachcombing

Fossil

Top eight beaches for fossil hunting

We absolutely love fossil hunting it’s great fun, although I must admit most of the time we don’t have a clue what we are actually looking for.

Sand with beach written on it

Can you make money beachcombing?

Yes, you absolutely can make money from beachcombing.

Girl beachcombing

What do you need for beachcombing?

Many people don’t even know what beachcombing is, let alone what they need to do it.

Bonfire glass

What is bonfire glass?

Bonfire glass or what is sometimes called campfire glass is glass that has been heated so hot that it melts and loses its original shape, forming chunks of pitted glass.

Black seaglass

Black seaglass

Black seaglass (or as we beachcombers like to call it pirate glass) is glass that looks black to the naked eye but once a bright light is shone through it, it shows up its true colour.

View of Lyme Regis beach

Beachcombing in Lyme Regis

Lyme Regis in Dorset is one of my favourite beaches to beachcomb, mostly because of the things that you can find there.

St mary's well bay beach

Beachcombing in Sully, South Wales

Although we live in the city in the centre of Cardiff we are lucky to be within half an hour drive of the nearest beach.

Seaham beach

Why is there seaglass at Seaham?

People often ask, why is there seaglass at Seaham?

Beach scene

Beachcombing

Beachcombing is when you visit a beach with the intention of looking for items of interest to you, this could be seaglass, pottery, marbles, bottle stoppers and even trash.