The imposing 2 towers of the ruined 12th-century church at Reculver lie just off the coastal footpath on the Kent coast in southeast England. The church stands on top of the remains of a much older Roman fort which would have once guarded the Watsum Channel. For hundreds of years this strip of sea cut off the land to the east, forming the Isle of Thanet. The Watsum Channel has since long vanished but the Isle of Thanet has retained its name, despite no longer being an island.
(PHOTO: Getty) The UK's Most Beautiful Islands (according to Tripadvisor): 10. Guernsey, Channel Islands It may only be 12 miles long, but what Guernsey lacks in size it makes up for in scenery. Britain used to fight with their French neighbours over this strategically placed island jewel, but nowadays the only battle you'll face is where to eat. An English fish and chippie or a Parisienne-style cafe, perhaps? Top tip: The Farmhouse Hotel and Restaurant, a four-star boutique hotel...
Guernsey, Channel Islands 12 miles long, a strategically placed jewel the French and British battled over. Now the only battle is where to eat...French cafe or English. www.liberatingdivineconsciousness.com
View of the castle at Holy Island, Lindisfarne, England. Holy Island is linked to the mainland by a long causeway. Twice each day the tide sweeps in from the North Sea and covers the road. (Flickr/l.bailey_beverley) | 12 Stunning Places to Visit at Low Tide (PHOTOS) | The Weather Channel
St Michael's Mount, off the coast of Mount's Bay in Cornwall, is a tidal island topped by the stunning long-time home of the St Aubyn family. At this breathtaking National Trust site you can immerse yourself in history, wonder at the architecture and discover the legend of Jack the Giant Killer.