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Sometimes we forget how beautiful our coastline is and all the lovely places we have in the UK. We can’t compare our weather to the Mediterranean beaches, but we can boast about having 4 of our beaches included in Tripadvisor’s Top 20 best beaches in Europe!

Let’s stop babbling and get right to it! If you’re tired of booking sunshine holidays abroad, here are the Top 16 Beaches in United Kingdom to inspire you to book a holiday nearby:

Woolacombe Beach, Devon (England)


Pelistry Bay, Isles of Scilly (England)

Photo by Lakel and Eye
Photo by Lakel and Eye

Treyarnon Bay, Cornwall (England)

Photo by Heather on her travels via Flickr
Photo by Heather on her travels via Flickr

Porthcurno, Cornwall (England)

Porthcurno, Cornwall

Portstewart Strand, County Londonderry (Northern Ireland)


Hunmanbygap, North Yorkshire (England)

Hunmanby Gap

Sandwood Bay, Sutherland (Scotland)


Compton Bay, Isle of Wight (England)


Bamburgh Beach, Northumberland (England)


Rhossili Beach, Gower (Wales)


Beadnell Beach, Northumberland (England)

Beadnell 3

Bigbury-on-sea, Devon (England)

Photo by UK Coast Guide

Blackpool Beach, Lancashire (England)

Photo by Visitblackpool
Photo by Visitblackpool

Barafundle Bay, Pembrokeshire (Wales)

Photo by Blogcdn
Photo by Blogcdn

West Wittering, Sussex (England)



Have we convinced you to stay? Leave us a comment and let us know your favourite beaches in United Kingdom!

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