Weymouth Beach, Weymouth, Dorset
Weymouth Beach is a curving arc of golden sand, coastal waters and Weymouth pier at the southern end. The safe, shallow waters are ideal for swimming, and there’s a range of other activities are on offer during summer- from donkey rides to Punch and Judy shows. A great beach for families, you’ll enjoy this coastal town.
St Brelade’s Bay Beach, Jersey
Voted one of the top three best beaches in the UK, St Brelade’s Bay is a crowd favourite. This Jersey beach with its palm trees and soft sand is an oasis from the usual lush green scenery of England.
Rhossili Bay, Rhossili, Swansea
Once described as the “Supermodel of British Beaches”, Rhossili Bay is one of the best and friendliest beaches that Britain has to offer. Here you will find 3 miles of sandy shore, and the coast is perfect for water activities and sports- in particular surfing, whilst sandcastle builders will enjoy the fine golden sand. The views are incomparable and are best enjoyed from one of the many walking routes, which feature the beach and the cliffs. You may even see some basking seals or dolphins playing in the surf.
Woolacombe Beach, Devon
This three-mile long stretch of golden sand is renowned for it’s outstanding beauty and pristine waters. This award-winning beach brings people from all over the country each summer to enjoy the great waves and adjacent bohemian edged resort. The sheer length of the beach means it is possible to find quiet places in the surf even at the height of summer. This is one of the reasons it is fast becoming renowned as an international surfing hotspot.
Porthminster Beach, Cornwall
This crescent of golden sand, framed by a glittering bay, has glorious views across to Godrevy Lighthouse- inspiration for Virginia Woolf’s famous novel ‘To the Lighthouse’. With the benefit of the mildest climate in the UK, along with waving palm trees and translucent waters, there is a definite tropical feel to the place that will have you doubting if you’re really in England. Find a quiet sheltered inlet perfect for bathing or explore beneath the wet black cliffs to go crabbing in rock pools. The Blue Flag beaches have the traditional feel of an English seaside town with 1930s beach huts that look out over acres of soft sandy shoreline that invite you to throw a towel down and embrace the holiday spirit.