The magazine for beachcombers

Beachcombing Magazine

Beachcombing is the print and digital magazine dedicated to beachcombing, beach travel, coastal arts, and coastal living. Each issue is full of stories about sea glass and beach glass, shells, fossils, driftwood, and more from shorelines around the world.

Choose from a digital-only subscription or a print+digital subscription and you'll get the digital edition of Beachcombing magazine, a fully interactive version of each issue with clickable links and the same beautiful photos and engaging stories as the print magazine.

Subscribe by January 24 to start with the March/April 2020 issue.

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Recent articles

The Ghost Forest

The Ghost Forest

Two hours west of Portland, during certain low tides, about a hundred large tree stumps emerge from the water.

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Lake Erie’s Glass Giant

Lake Erie’s Glass Giant

Everyone's first sea glass find is exciting, but Lynne and Larry's first find ended up being the largest piece of beach glass ever found!

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Answer our annual reader survey by December 31st and you'll be entered to win a Sea Glass Zen 2020 wall calendar from Tide Charmers.

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Beachcombing was named the 2019 Best Niche Enthusiast Magazine.