Golden sands and blue crystal waters aren’t usually what you would associate with the UK’s beaches but there are actually a plethora of hidden beaches and coves dotted along our coastline that have just that.
THE UK’S BEST BEACHES
Whether you’re planning a last-minute day trip or deciding where to book a staycation this year, keep scrolling to see some of the UK’s best beaches that need to be on your ‘to-do’ list this summer.
For the sunseekers: If your main priority is getting a tan, choose your pick from the below
Porthminster Beach, St Ives
With waving palm trees and translucent waters, experience the tropics at this Cornwall beach.
Pentle Bay, Scilly Isles
Pentle Bay’s white sand and blue sea give it an almost tropical look and the Isles unusually warm climate is perfect for sunbathing.
Weymouth Beach, Dorset
Overlooked by a row of Georgian buildings, Weymouth Bay is perfect for swimming and sunbathing.
Blackpool Sands, Devon
The winding coastal roads and natural cove make you feel like you’re in the south of France but without the cost.
For the explorers: If you prefer to make the most of your surroundings, these beaches are for you.
Overlooked by Bamburgh Castle, this wide pristine beach is perfect for wind-swept walks.
Seven Sisters, Sussex
Dust off your hiking boots and get ready to experience one of the most popular coastlines in the UK.
This endless beach is a favourite for long walks and made all the more beautiful by the pink-and-purple heath.
Luskentyre, Outer Hebrides
This secluded spot on the west coast of Harris is defined by its ultramarine waters, bright white sands, and the local wildlife that inhabits it.
Enjoy your summer dolls!