Map - Leisure forecast

This section of the website hosts forecasts for a range of different leisure venues including beaches, places of interest and national parks. Where appropriate, specific content is available for the location type e.g. beach safety information for beach locations.

Change location

To change the forecast location, enter a location or the first half of a UK postcode into the search box and then click on the search button. Select the appropriate location and your choice of forecast location from the list provided before clicking on the 'save' button. Alternatively you can select from your list of favourite locations. By clicking on the 'star' you are able to save up to 5 favourite locations.

For web browsers that have geolocation capabilites, you can also use the 'find my location' button to automatically find your location. Find out more in the Guide to leisure forecasts.

Bays and estuaries

Forecasts are available for around 100 bays and estuaries around the UK. Forecasts for these locations are available for five days ahead and include the full range of weather elements.

Beaches

Forecasts are available for around 500 beaches around the UK as identified in the Good Beach Guide. As well as the usual five day forecast elements additional beach safety information is available including tide times, on/off-shore wind and offshore sea state. This will automatically be displayed if you select a beach location. Use of inflatable watercraft is not recommended in strong offshore winds. Follow the advice given by lifeguards.

Places of interest

Forecasts are available for around 500 places of interest around the UK including a range of historic properties, gardens, country parks and heritage sites. Forecasts include the full range of weather elements for five days ahead.

Sports and recreation

Forecasts are available for around 350 sports and outdoor recreation venues around the UK. Forecasts for these locations include the full range of weather elements and are available for five days ahead. Additional forecasts are provided for key lifestyle and sporting events on our events pages.

Youth Hostel Association (YHA) locations

Forecasts are available for around 300 YHA youth hostels around the UK giving a good coverage of tourist destinations. Five day forecasts for a range of weather elements are available for these locations.

Mountain Regions and National Parks

For planning activities in mountain regions or National Parks in the UK you can select locations within regional maps of 7 mountain areas or 16 National Parks in our Mountain area forecast or National Parks forecast pages. The Mountain area forecast page also includes for each mountain region, current warnings and hazards for altitudes over 300m, and a 5 day weather overview.

To view forecasts for the full range of 5000 locations see our UK forecast.