Britain's best beaches
Britain’s coastline is packed with possibility - from an adrenaline fuelled surf, to soaring above the waves with an amble across a clifftop, you’ll find our beaches full of unexpected adventure. Beyond a barefoot walk across a sandy shore, discover hidden histories of our beaches, or dive deep into the waters to uncover a world of sea creatures and nature. Wherever your adventure takes you, you’re sure to have an unmissable experience on our seas and shores.
England’s best beaches
A beautiful, sandy beach overlooked by the impressive Bamburgh Castle which dates back thousands of years.Dog friendly year round, it’s the perfect spot to let your furry friend race across the sands.
Isle of Wight
Offering wide expanses of sandy beaches as well as beautiful coastal walks and sailing hotspots, a trip to the Isle of Wight wouldn’t be complete without a trip to the coastline. From Freshwater Bay with crystal waters, to dog-friendly beaches, there’s something for the adventure seeker to the sunbather.
Looking for even more hidden gems? Book a self guided tour complete with a treasure hunt adventure across the Isle of White.
Summerleaze Beach has a part natural, part man-made sea pool for safe seawater swimming. Only a short walk from popular Bude, the beach is accessible via a large car parks, level access, toilets, a RNLI shop and beach cafe to grab a snack from.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Thrill seekers will love a trip to Blackpool Pleasure Beach for a ride on The Big One rollercoaster and a packed schedule of theatrical entertainment. Located on Ocean Boulevard, Blackpool Pleasure Beach has three car parks, and is accessible by train from Blackpool North, tram and both Manchester and Liverpool international airports are an hour from the amusement park. Wheelchair hire is available from the ticket office.
Award winning beach full of entertainment from volleyball competitions, Ocean Beach Pleasure Park and the chance to try your hand at surfing. Equipment for paddleboarding and surfing is available for hire. Discover a miniature steam railway, restaurants, cafes and pubs behind the beach.
Whether its a wander through the sand dunes, or the pine forest, you’ll find Holkham Beach full of nature and soaring sea views. Holkham Beach can be accessed by a carpark at Wells-next-the-sea, and is serviced by toilets and a beach cafe.
One of Britain’s unspoilt beaches, located in a shelter bay, it’s a great spot for a dip in the refreshing waters - look out for annual festivals on the sands for some great entertainment. Local Venus Cafe serves up organic and local food, and toilets and showers are available for visitors, disabled facilities are also available.
Try out a new sport on Camber Sands - a great place for a spot of kite surfing. Soar into the skies over 5 miles of coastline right in England. An on-site car park is adjacent to the beach and offers disabled spaces.