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From sail boat to fashion - a story of a coastal business upcycling unwanted marine materials to stylish lifestyle accessories

At Tingdene Lifestyle, we do love to be beside the seaside - with a range of staycations, holiday parks and holiday homes at the coast. When we heard about these two childhood friends who set up coastal business Sail and Canvas, upcycling old and unwanted marine materials such as sail cloths into lifestyle accessories, we thought it was such a cool story that we had to find out more…

Discover Essex - from coastline to countryside

TV broadcaster Pete Goodrum takes a look at the rise of seaside holiday camps in the 1950’s, the history behind the classic British seaside resorts of Essex as well as the beauty of its countryside and the many famous appearances of this region on television! Hit play on our brand new video…

Why you need to visit the Gorleston Clifftop Festival this summer!

This family friendly coastal favourite returns for 2019 and is better than ever! A weekend full of fun hits the east coast on the 27th & 28th July with a host of superlative live music, food, drink, comedy, attractions and a host of high octane fairground rides. Lets check it out…

10 reasons to visit the North Norfolk Coast

Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with miles of untouched coastline, plus the unique Broads National Park, you can see why this is the UK coastal destination that needs to be on your wanderlust list. Lets take a look at the 10 reasons to visit the North Norfolk Coast…

Brancaster & Covehithe named as part of 20 of the most beautiful hidden UK beaches

Our UK Coast is a plethora of untouched wilderness and beauty stretching for thousands of miles. There is a new world of untouched dunes, sand and secret caves to explore. A North Norfolk and Suffolk beach has been named as part of 20 of the most beautiful hidden UK beaches and its easy to see why. Lets take a look at why Brancaster & Covehithe should be on your ‘to do list’ of beaches to visit when in East Anglia for your next staycation or visit to your Tingdene holiday home on the coast.

Understanding high tide & low tide when you visit your coastal Holiday Home

Understanding how tides work at the coast helps you plan your coastal activities such as kayaking or taking your S.U.P out on the water, it makes for some great insta opportunities, it lets you discover new parts of the beach you didn’t know exist and gives you added safety on causeways too! Lets take a look, geek status engaged at Tingdene Lifestyle Coastal Tide School…

Navy Spirit - coastal gin distiller donates £5 per bottle to the R.N.L.I

A coastal based gin distiller Conker Spirit has pledged £5 from every bottle of its newest navy strength gin to the R.N.L.I. The Royal National Lifeboat Institution is the largest charity that saves lives at sea around the UK coast. We get in the charity ‘spirit’ and raise a glass to the courageous men and women who have worked selflessly over two centuries to end preventable loss of life at sea. …

To Hull and back - invest in a property on the Withernsea coast

Located on the Withernsea coast, Tingdene Kenwood & Colleys is the perfect base to explore East Yorkshire and beyond. With it’s newly built promenade, historic lighthouse with breathtaking views as far as the Humber Bridge & Blue Flag beaches stretching for miles. We check out two newly refurbished properties up for grabs…

Celebrating influential women from Norfolk on International Women's Day

In the spirit of International Women’s Day, we take a look at multitude of influential women hailing from Norfolk. International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

Artist & sailor Sophie Coleman sources old sail cloth to make beach bags!

At Tingdene Lifestyle we do the love the UK coast for many reasons. One of them is discovering how people and artists have drawn and taken inspiration from it to create something new. re-purposed and beautiful! We came across Devon based artist and sailor Sophie Coleman who makes beach bags, tote bags and duffle bags from old sail cloth sourced from Exmouth in Devon! Let’s take a look…

A trendy Cafe you need to visit on the Lincolnshire coast!

Seascape is more than just a cafe, it has a great vibe with a glorious view through huge triangular windows overlooking the Lincolnshire coast. With a recent award too we take a look and see what all the fuss is about. So lets load up the car, grab the dog and head to Chapel St Leonards….

5 of the best Valentines ideas at the coast

It’s that time of the year again! Around 1 billion valentines cards are exchanged each year. Which makes it the second biggest seasonal card sending time of the year. Of course here at Tingdene Lifestyle we are all about the coast, so we have put together 5 of the best and quirky valentines ideas at the coast. Let’s check it out…

Things to do this Halloween at the coast

Tis’ the season to be terrified; All Hallows Eve, Samhain or even Day of the Dead. Observed and celebrated worldwide, the season is arriving quickly! There’s plenty of events happening across Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Lincolnshire; scare experiences, fun days out with the kids, music festivals and everything in between. Keep reading to find something fun to do this half-term and Halloween.

Join the Big Butterfly Count this summer!

The big butterfly count is a nationwide survey aimed at helping us assess the health of our environment. It was launched in 2010 and has rapidly become the world's biggest survey of butterflies. Over 60,000 people took part in 2017, submitting 62,500 counts of butterflies and day-flying moths from across the UK

Reasons to visit the Norfolk Motorhome Show this weekend!

Now in its fourth year, the Norfolk Motorhome Show visits the Norfolk Showground this weekend 20th - 22nd July. With a host of exhibitors including a range of lifestyle products on offer from Tingdene, let’s see why you should visit!

A jam packed weekend of family fun sponsored by Tingdene Lifestyle!

Gorleston Clifftop Festival, which is celebrating 20 years of cliff top fun is a free entry, family orientated, fun festival taking place on the 28th and 29th July on the east coast! The festival attracts over 100,000 visitors across the weekend and really does have something for everyone! Let’s see why…

8 reasons to buy a holiday home in the UK

If the promise of sunshine has been a sticking point in your dilemma over buying a holiday home abroad or in the UK, then the recent fantastic weather is yet another tick for the staycation camp. Tingdene Lifestyle has eight more reasons why a UK holiday home should come out on top.…