It feels good to walk barefoot on the beach collecting cowrie shells, building towers and diving into the water. Going to the beach can make your holiday more fun and enjoyable.
So, as your plan your holiday, these are the top five beaches you can visit in the UK. Here you will enjoy great coastal views, take part in watersports and walk on the fine sand.
And you don’t have to worry about accommodation because there is a friendly holiday rental company that can help you to find your perfect accommodation.
1. Woolacombe beach, Devon
The beach boasts of a stretch of sand going for three miles, attractive surroundings, and calm waters. It is one of the best family beaches in the UK given its long stretch with clean and high-quality water. Here you can take part in various activities such as surfing and swimming. Your family can swim safely since the beach has lifeguards.
2. Beaches in Cornwall
Cornwall is endowed with many beaches such as Perranporth beach, Porthtowan, Porthcurno, St Agnes and St Ives.
If you plan to do a lot of water splashing during your holiday, Perranporth beach is the place to be. You can take part in snorkeling, sailing, and surfing. You can access the beach easily and so you don’t have to worry about long trekking especially if you have your kids with you.
Porthcurno beach features high-quality waters, white sands, kids paddling spots, water sports, and cafes where you can enjoy meals. The infamous Minack Theater is to the west of the beach. The Penberthy Cove is not far off and also nearby is Tater Du Lighthouse and Lamorna Cove which you can visit as you enjoy your holiday at the beach.
3. Sandbanks Beach, Dorset
Sandbanks Beach is among the best beaches in the UK. The beach comprising of a small peninsula has plenty of activities that you can take part in including paddle boating, kite surfing as well as walking on the sandy beaches and swimming.
You can also visit great places nearby such as the Brownsea Island where there are red squirrels or see the Old Harry Rock at Purbecks.
4. Holkham beach, Norfolk
Holkham Beach is known for having rows of beach huts. The beach stretches for three miles where you enjoy the view of stunning sunsets. The beach is unspoiled and it looks beautiful whether during summer or in winter.
Here you can enjoy walking on the sandy beach collecting shells and swimming. Remember that you will have to walk a distance to get to the beach and so it is ideal if you love trekking.
5. Luskentyre, Isle of Harris
This Scottish beach has magnificent scenery of sand dunes and views of Taransay. Here you can take part in various activities such as hiking, cycling and walking on the miles of white sand and greenish blue water.
It is here, on South Harris west coast, Outer Hebrides that the BBC’s Castaway was set.