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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

Scotland’s best beaches

Glorious sands for miles and the iconic golf club all at St Andrews.

St Andrews West Sands

Spot bottlenose dolphins in the summer at Aberdeen Beach.

Aberdeen Beach Front

Snap a stunning photo at Tresness on the Orkney Islands.

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An island paradise, Tolsta Beach is great for surfing.

Traigh Mhor Pony Trekking

A walkers paradise, explore Ganavan Sands.

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Dating to the Iron Age - step back into history at Bosta Beach.

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Head into the rockpools at Coldingham Bay.

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A surfers paradise, discover the waves of Belhaven Bay.

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Wales’ best beaches

Spot dolphins and other sea creatures at Mwnt.

Hit the shores of Mwnt
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Mwnt

Discover clifftop walks and diverse landscapes at Rhossili Bay.

Discover more about Rhossili Bay
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Rhossili Bay

With more than 125 miles of coastline, the Isle of Anglesey is a beach-goers paradise

Discover the vast coastline of the Isle of Anglesey
Lighthouse on a prominent rocky outcrop
Anglesey

Grab your snorkel and hit the waters of Abersoch Bay.

Head into the waters of Abersoch Beach
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Abersoch Beach

Packed with nature, Marloes Sands boasts, seals, porpoises and even dolphins.

Discover Marloes Sands wildlife
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Marloes Sands

A hotspot for historic land speed record breaking hopes, Pendine Sands is no stranger to bringing the adrenaline to Wales.

Discover the historic Pendine Sands
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Pendine Sands

Head out to Penbryn for a coastal adventure.

Discover cliff walks at Penbryn
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Penbryn

Spot dolphins and other sea creatures at Mwnt.

Hit the shores of Mwnt
A girl sitting on the wall of a harbour looking at the boats
Mwnt

Discover clifftop walks and diverse landscapes at Rhossili Bay.

Discover more about Rhossili Bay
One person leaping in mid air off the cliffs.
Rhossili Bay

With more than 125 miles of coastline, the Isle of Anglesey is a beach-goers paradise

Discover the vast coastline of the Isle of Anglesey
Lighthouse on a prominent rocky outcrop
Anglesey

Grab your snorkel and hit the waters of Abersoch Bay.

Head into the waters of Abersoch Beach
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Abersoch Beach

Packed with nature, Marloes Sands boasts, seals, porpoises and even dolphins.

Discover Marloes Sands wildlife
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Marloes Sands

A hotspot for historic land speed record breaking hopes, Pendine Sands is no stranger to bringing the adrenaline to Wales.

Discover the historic Pendine Sands
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Pendine Sands

Head out to Penbryn for a coastal adventure.

Discover cliff walks at Penbryn
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Penbryn

Top coastal destinations