Research at the universities of Exeter and Plymouth has shown that people in England get more pleasure from being beside the sea than anywhere else. The study found that in six different age groups the seaside was always identified as being a more positive experience than other inland parks or country walks.
Which nicely brings me to the fact that I have just updated my “Seaside” set on Flickr. Here are some from Bournemouth, on a sunny spring day
See more seaside photos here
All photos in this post © Gitte Morten 2012