The UK is currently seeing a huge heatwave, so there has never been a better time to experience some of the islands most beautiful coastal regions. Satsuma Loans have created this helpful tool, to help find your nearest and best beach, s
Famous for it’s good surfing conditions, Watergate Bay in Newquay looks as though it could be on a tropical island, rather than on the Cornish Coast. This is a beach for real adventure loves, with the opportunity to go kitesurfing, rock climbing and take surf lessons all within a few minutes walk.
North Yorkshire is famous for its gorgeous coastal range, with Robin Hood’s Bay often voted as Britain’s best beach. Though Robin Hood’s Bay is not it’s only coastal haven. The small town of Filey makes for a great day out, and a visit to Hunmanby Gap will not disappoint anyone looking for white sand and clear blue waters overlooked by the towering cliffs of Filey Brigg.
Could anything be more British than a charming seaside town overlooked by a castle?!
Although typically the weather here doesn’t get as hot as it does on the south coast of the UK in places like Cornwall or Devon, this should not stop anyone coming here to visit the historic village, with it’s roads that often get blocked by sheep, to soak in a taste of classic British summer overlooking these clear blue waters and looking up towards Bamburgh Castle in the distance.
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Famous for much more than just it’s iconic pebble beach and pier, Brighton is one of Britain’s great seaside towns. Spend a day winding through the charming old lanes browsing antique shops and boutiques, before heading down to spend a day on the 119 year old pier to play arcade games, eat ice cream and sample the delicious local fish and chips! Hire a deck chair and sit on the beach, revelling the joys of a great British summer.
We had to include all of Wales in here, as it hosts some of the countries most stunning coastal regions. The Gower peninsula, in South Wales, is a long stretch of coast that includes some incredible beaches, including Rhossili Beach, famous for it’s powerful Atlantic swells this beach is very popular with surfers! Though this sea can get rough, so it’s not the best beach for beginners surfing! If you’re less of an adventure seeker, The Gower Peninsula has long trials of nature and sand to take long walks and soak up this calm and stunning coastline.