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.


Discover the beautiful Somerset coast. Visit lovely beaches and charming seaside villages and plenty of coastal activities to enjoy.


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


Visit South Cornwall and the Lizard Peninsula, the amazing beaches and charming coastal villages and towns.


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


The rugged Atlantic coast of North Cornwall is home to superb beaches and the UK’s famous surfing capital Newquay.


Discover the sandy beaches of the Cornish Riviera and the hidden coves of the Roseland Peninsula.


Head to the beautiful South Devon Coast for secluded coves, family friendly destinations and the famous beaches of the English Riviera.


Looking for beaches in St Ives or near Lands End or St Michaels Mount? Then head to South West Cornwall and follow the coastline.


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

Walk the South West Coast

The beautiful coastline of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset is jam packed with world famous locations to tiny hidden coves. If you are a lover of long distance hiking, the South West Coast is for you. The full length of the South West Coast Path is 630 miles and is the longest waymarked walking path.

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Learn to surf. Find surf schools all around the South West.

Kitesurfing Lessons UK


Find your nearest Kitesurfing lessons for all levels.

Sailing UK


Discover sailing and the clubs on the South East Coast

Explore the South West coastline

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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.

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Get active on the beach

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

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