South West Coast

Beaches on the South West Coast

South West England has one of the most beautiful coastlines in England. From charming harbour towns and villages to rugged coastal cliffs and sweeping sandy bays, the beaches are enjoyed by families, surfers and nature lovers alike. Dorset, a favourite with fossil hunters is home to the stunning Jurassic coast which is designated a UNESCO World heritage site.

Somerset Beaches

Discover the beautiful Somerset Coast

North Devon Beaches

Discover the stunning beaches on the North Devon Coast, where much of which is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

South Devon Beaches

Head to the North West England Coast for the Piers and Pleasure beaches or explore with miles of deserted sandy beaches.

Dorset Beaches

Explore Dorset Beaches on the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site and the UK’s most popular fossil hunting area.

North Cornwall Beaches

The dramatic Atlantic Coast of North Cornwall is home to the UK’s surfing capital Newquay.

West Cornwall Beaches

Sandy beaches, hidden coves and a rich history make make the beaches in West Cornwall ever popular holiday destinations, including the beaches of St Ives.

South Cornwall Beaches

Visit South Cornwall and enjoy the amazing beaches and charming coastal villages and towns.

South West Cornwall Beaches

Experience the spectacular coastline of South West Cornwall.

South East Cornwall Beaches

Travel to the South East Cornish coastline and visit the range of popular seaside resorts.

Coastal Activities

Take the plunge and get involved in the many water sports available from kayaking, kitesurfing, sailing surfing and more. Walkers can take in the stunning views along the coastal paths.

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