English beaches to explore this summer!

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Did you know, that no matter where you find yourself in England, you’ll always be within 115km of the coast?

With this in mind, we wanted to show you five beaches in England you should consider visiting this summer, either on a last minute holidays adventure or for a beach day with the kids or your friends.

So, if you’re ready, get your bucket and spade ready as we’re about to show you five beautiful beaches you could be building sandcastles on this summer!

Porthcurno Beach

A luscious sandy beach in Cornwall, that at low tide joins with two other beaches along its coastline, to create an expansive stretch of golden sand.

Lapping onto the sands is the clear turquoise waters that are perfect for a little paddle, a swim and even surfing.

Beach Type: Sandy

Lifeguard Service: Yes

Dog Friendly: Dogs aren’t allowed from Easter to October

Parking: A limited-space car park – 100 spaces available

Postcode: TR19 6JU

Bamburgh Castle Beach

If you’re looking for a place to paddle and build epic sandcastles, with a historical backdrop, Bamburgh Castle Beach could be the place for you this summer.

The beach is the perfect place for those long, windswept beach walks with your four-legged friend, any time of the year. The beach itself is pristine, sandy and backed by sand dunes.

With a vast stretch of beach, there’s plenty of sand for you and the kids to try and replicate Bamburgh Castle – sand style!

Beach Type: Sandy

Lifeguard Service: No

Dog Friendly: Yes – dogs are allowed and dog bins are provided

Parking: Limited car parking within two areas – approximately 100 spaces available

Postcode: NE69 7DF

Woolacombe Beach

How about taking a trip to an award-winning beach – Woolacombe Beach? Located in North Devon, this sandy beach stretches for three miles.

Offering a traditional beach day to all who visit, there’s plenty to do including kayaking, walking, swimming, kitesurfing, surfing, or simply renting out a beach hut or visiting the typical seaside town shops and cafes.

Beach Type: Sandy

Lifeguard Service: Yes

Dog Friendly: Dogs are banned in certain areas of the beach from May to October, however, there are some dog-friendly sections, but you’ll need to keep your furry friends on the lead at all times

Parking: Three large car parks available, up to 3,000 spaces, including disabled parking spots

Postcode: EX34 7DN

Camber Sands

Unlike most beaches found in Sussex, Camber Sands is covered in fine, golden sands. All other beaches along the Sussex coast are lined with pebbles and shingle. Not only this, but Camber Sands is also home to the only sand dunes in East Sussex.

There’s plenty of beach to build sand castles – five miles of beach in fact! Not only is this a great place to build castles in the sand, but Camber Sands is a popular destination for those who enjoy windsurfing, kitesurfing and beachcombing.

Beach Type: Sand and shingle

Lifeguard Service: Yes

Dog Friendly: Dogs are allowed between May and September but must be on a lead. There are also restrictions within zones F and H

Parking: A car park with 3000 spaces, including disabled spaces, can be located adjacent to the beach

Postcode: TN31 7RT

Will you be visiting any of these beaches above this summer?

  • Post published:July 28, 2023
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