Beaches & coastal areas in Britain

Beaches & coastal areas

An island nation

These islands are fringed by over 9,000 miles of stark coastline and empty beaches, by seaside playgrounds like Blackpool, cosmopolitan centres like Brighton and by countless creeks, coves and cliffs. You'll find watersports, the day's catch fresh on the quayside, secret swims and...


England’s favourite seaside city, Brighton is historic, elegant and offbeat and the perfect place for a break.

Discover Scotland's coast


Orkney, off the northern tip of mainland Scotland, is a group of over 70 islands, only 17 of which are inhabited.

Britain's Jurassic Coast


Sunny Devon is clotted cream, fresh crab sandwiches on the beach and cider on the quayside; it’s a salty surfing lesson, camping wild on rugged Dartmoor and driving leisurely down country lanes with green fields rolling on both sides.


Dorset offers the 'best of England' - delightful rolling countryside, World Heritage coastline, pretty villages, historic market towns, colourful events and attractions and quality accommodation.

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