UK Beach Guide

Find your favourite UK beach

Escape to the coast with our UK beach guide and discover amazing beach locations, areas of outstanding beauty and seaside charm for holidays and short breaks.

UK Beach Guide by Area

With our UK beach guide, no matter where you choose to go along the coast, you can find beautiful beaches, historic sites and places of natural wonder. From family friendly beaches, ‘off the beaten track’ and dog friendly – there is the perfect beach for everyone! Use our beach guide to find yours.

South West Beaches England


Home to some of the countries most famous beach destinations.

South East Coast England


The South East coast has something for everyone to enjoy.

East Anglia Beaches England Coast


The huge beaches and natural coastline draw nature lovers all year round

North East Beaches England Coast


Great for family holidays and weekends away along the North East coast.

east midlands beaches England Coast


Lincolnshire is a popular traditional seaside family friendly destination.

North West Beaches England


The stunning North West coast is ideal for holidaymakers and families.

North Wales Beaches UK Coast


Get away from the hustle and bustle, and discover the beautiful North Wales.

Northern Ireland Beaches


Discover the stunning Northern Ireland coastline.

West Wales Beaches - UK Coast


Soak up the unspoilt character and rural landscape, of the West Wales coast.

South Wales Beaches - UK Coast


Enjoy the fun and activities along the beautiful South Wales coast.

So many UK Beaches, Not sure which beach is for you?

Looking for top UK seaside destinations? Miles of sandy beaches, traditional seaside towns or family attractions. Whether you are walking the coastal path or planning your next coastal break, we’ve got the best beach for you.

Buckets and spades, ice-creams on the pier and award-winning beaches

See our guide to family friendly Blue Flag beaches which are safe for swimming with excellent water quality.

Find dog friendly beaches for long walks with our four legged friends.

Explore the rockpools, collect seashells, dip your toes in the water

What’s On along the Coast

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.

Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurf, surf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.