Beautiful Beaches in the UK
Right now with the UK temperature starting to rise and saying hello to spring, why not plan your road trips for this spring or summer to some of the best beaches in the UK by heading to the coastlines to be surprised with breathtaking views. Here at Best Loved we have picked out some of the beautiful beaches in the UK.
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SEVEN SISTERS, SUSSEX
Thanks to the long stretch of white chalk cliffs, seven sisters is one of Britians finest unspoilt coastlines. Situated in the South Downs National park with 280 hectares of chalk cliff, endless ocean and open chalk grassland this popular destination is brilliant for outdoor activities including walking, bird watching, cycling, canoeing and paddle boarding or if you simply just want to take in the surrounding views and relax.
WALBERSWICK BEACH, SUFFOLK
Across the River Blythe from Southwold is Walberswick’s long, sand dune backed beach. The beach is just a short walk from the village which means all amenities are right at your fingertips. Walberswick is best known as the home of “The British Open Crabbing Championship ” which takes place in the waterways behind the beach. The sea is perfect and shallow which is great for young families looking for a fun day out.
DURDLE DOOR, JURASSIC COAST, DORSET
Durdle Door is one of the Jurassic Coasts most iconic landscaped. It is a natural arch which is formed from a layer of hard limestone standing vertically out of the sea. The arch is situated between two gorgeous beaches, St Oswald’s Bay and Man O’War Cove. This is the perfect destination for outdoor activities like coaststeering, mountain biking, walking and simply just relaxing.
PENTLE BAY, SCILLY ISLES
Located on the sheltered eastern coast of the island of Tresco is a spot of real beauty. The stretch of white sand with turquoise water is the great spot for collecting seashells or simply lying back on the sand. The beach is backed by low dunes and faces into the shallow and sheltered waters. The fact that boats land on the opposite shore keeps Pentle Bay special.
RHOSSILI BAY, GLAMORGAN
Rhossili Bay is described as one of Wales’ best beaches located on the southwestern tip of the Gower Peninsula. The beach is 3 miles of sandy shoreline and is popular for surfing as this is one of the most exposed beaches in Wales that picks up any Atlantic swell. Rhossili Bay is also famous for several different landmarks like the remains of the Helvetia, which shipwrecked in 1887 which you can see on low tide.
KYNANCE COVE, CORNWALL
A picturesque sandy beach two miles north of Lizard Point. The magnificent turquoise water, white sand, caves and unexpected views are one of the Britians popular beaches. At low tide you can explore the caves and islands close-up. All in all Kynance is one of the prettiest coves in Cornwall and as a result one of the most painted and photographed locations.
WOOLACOMBE BEACH, DEVON
Located on Devon’s north coast, between Croyde and Ilfracombe, Woolacombe Beach is popular with surfers and families looking for a traditional seaside experience. There are many exciting outdoor activities like kayaking, walking, swimming, kitesurfing and surfing. The village of Woolacombe lies at the northern end of the beach with plenty of seaside shops, cafes, restaurants and B&B’s.
LUSKENTYRE BEACH, NORTH SCOTLAND
When the sun is shining and the tide is out the Luskentyre Beach is one of the most beautiful signs you will find, the water is between aquamarine and turquoise with the sand a silvery white that you would expect to see in the tropics. The area is wild and unspoilt making it a haven for wildlife. Dolphins, seals, otters and sea eagles can be spotted in the area and believe it or not it is no unusual two see a pony or two casually walking along the sands.
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