The 12 Most Beautiful Beaches In British
I bring you the 12 most beautiful beaches in British. According to the rankings by The Daily Telegraph and TripAdvisor in the UK. How many have you been to?
Rhossili Bay, Rhossili, Swansea
Car Park: Rhossili, Swansea SA3 1PP
What do you do in Swansea? Of course, the beach! The most beautiful beaches in Swansea are mainly in the Gower Peninsula, half-hour drive from Swansea. The most famous beach is Rhossili Bay. Rhossili Bay has been ever voted as the most beautiful beach in Europe, with large stretches of fine sand beaches which are incredible. Rhossili Beach stretches for 3 miles, and the beach is dominated by white sand.
At the southern end of the bay, is a tidal island named Worm’s Head. This island can only be accessed during low tide. During low tide, numerous ship wrecks can be spotted along the beach.
Woolacombe Beach, Devon
Car Park: Hartland House, The Esplanade, Woolacombe EX34 7DJ
Woolacombe is located in North Devon, is a very well maintained beach. It was crowned “Best British Beach” by Coast Magazine in 2012 and No.1 on Tripadvisor! And according to British opinion polls, Woolacombe Beach has always been in the top three in the tourist satisfaction list.
Woolacombe is sheltered by cliffs， green hills and dunes. the beach stretches for 3 miles long, from Putsborough Beach on the south to the town of Woolcombe. and it’s also one of the best place to watch the sunset. With it’s large tidal range， it’s a very easy place for surfing beginners.
Porthminster, St Ives, Cornwall
Railway station car park: Saint Ives TR26 2BH
Cornwall has always been the golden resort for summer vacations in England. There are boundless blue seas, clean, fine and smoth golden sand beaches, ancient and elegant seaside towns, and the UK’s unique seaside amphitheater Minack Theatre, as well as the largest Indoor Botanical Garden in the UK – Eden. The small town of St Ives is known as the sea of love in the UK. Every year, it attracts a large number of artists to find inspiration and tourists to take wedding photos. There are a lot of oil painting rooms on both sides of the street, and many featured old gold and silver jewelry shops. But the most attractive thing for kids, it must be the famous coastline and the wonderful beach.
Hengistbury Head, Dorset
Car park: 200 Broadway, Southbourne, Bournemouth BH6 4EL
Dorset is located in the south of England, facing the English Channel connected with France. Not only tourists, but also many geologists, geographers, marine experts and so on are attracted. The coast is called Jurassic Coast (Jurassic Coast), mainly because that area is composed of limestone cliffs which produced in the Jurassic era, with odd sharp and a history of 180 million years.
The entire coastline extends from the Ocombe Rock Group of Exmouth in East Devon to the Old Harry Boulder in Swanage, East Dorset, with a total length of 153 kilometers. It was selected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001.
Car park on the premenade: S W Coast Path, Perranporth TR6 0JN
Perranporth Beach is also in Cornwall, close to the beautiful town of Perranporth. There is a bar on the beach is called “Watering Hole” which is known as the top ten beach bars in the world. Enjoying fine wine, listening to wonderful music, enjoy delicious food and participate in various sports, such as beach cricket and rugby. If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle, you can also sit on the beach and watch the undulating waves while drinking. Think about what a cozy life it is.
Longsands, Newcastle upon Tyne
Beaconsfield Car Park: North Shields NE30 4JF
Newcastle is a port city in the northeast of England with a history of more than two thousand years. In Roman Empire age, it was the northernmost border of the “British”. The south was a civilized world ruled by the Roman Empire, and the north was a place of uncivilized barbarians. In 1080 AD, the eldest son of the British King “William the Conqueror”, Robert, built the huge Castle Keep here, and that’s the name came from.
Longsands Beach is a recognized summer resort in the area. There are not only exquisite shops, bars, restaurants, but also weekend markets at railway stations. The length of the beach is just right, and it is a good place for walking and relaxing on the weekend.
Pavilion Car Park: Weymouth DT4 8DZ
The Central Beach located in Weymouth Bay in Dorset, has a history of more than 200 years since King George III, and has repeatedly won honorary awards for clean beaches in Britain. Here is a classical British beach. There are many traditional Victorian hotels, traditional pubs, fashionable bars, coffee shops and restaurants along the bustling promenade. During summer season, you can find traditional activities such as volleyball，funfairs，rides and amazing sand sculptures here. Find a sunny weekend, book a sea view room, and enjoy your warm vacation.
Fistral, Newquay, Cornwall
Fistral Beach Car Park: Newquay TR7 1HY
This is the third beach in Cornwall on the list. It is located on the northern coast of Cornwall and is known as the “Surfer’s Mecca”. If you like surfing, this beach is ideal. There are many places to relax, fine sand beaches, some caves, amazing views and some great pubs and restaurants.
Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset
Sandbanks Car Park: Banks Rd, Sandbanks BH13 8QJ
Located between Bournemouth and Poole, the Sandbanks is one of the cleanest beaches in the UK. The most distinctive feature here is the white beach, which is cleaned regularly by the staff, and It’s a good place for surfing, swimming and playing beach games in summer.
It is said that this is also the most expensive beach in the UK. House prices near this beach are more than 10 million pounds. Sandbanks Beach has become synonymous with luxury and leisure lifestyle. This beach is also the beach with the highest score in the 2013 “Blue Flag beach” and has been rated as one of the safest beaches in Europe repeatedly.
Links Car Park: Cumming St, Nairn IV12 4NQ
As an island country of Great Britain, Scotland has a long coastline with countless beautiful beaches.
Nairn Beach in Scotland should be the most unique beach on the list. “Magnificent” is the only word to described the scenery here. Apart from the close-by beautiful beach, and the snow-covered mountains can be seen in the distance.
St. Brelade’s Bay Beach
Tam’s carpark: Jersey JE3 8EF Or Woodford Carpark / Midbay carpark
The beach is located in Jersey, an English island near the coast of Normandy, France. This is a perfect beach with turquoise water, sandy shores and rocks on both sides. This is a good place for family vacations (Coastal foraging).
Car Park: Harris, Isle of Harris HS3 3HL
Another beach in Scotland , located on the west coast of Harris, outside the Hebrides. Due to the location, there are fewer tourists, but this beach is definitely a stunning and perfect beach where you can explore and find a lot of fun.
So, what are you waiting for? Pick a beach near you and enjoy with you family. You will love it!