There is nothing more serene as the calm water and nothing as dangerous as the hide tide current. Sustaining life without water is not just impossible; it’s unimaginable, incomprehensible, unfathomable. But you don’t have to think about it during your stay in UK; quite the contrary, actually. The squishing and splashing of water, the sand and the sun will get to you eventually – work or pleasure, whatever the motive of your trip be, you are definitely in for some beach-y surprise, no pun intended.
Every beach has its own story: some are hang outs for youngsters, some are known for their water sports and others are popular just because they are less crowded and more peaceful. Aren’t beaches the best places to do nothing? Simply change into your beach wear, find a vacant spot and start working on your tan. And for food junkies, it is heaven. After getting a dip in the water, the ravenous people find everything within the walking distance and the best part is that the food on the beach has its own special value – you just can’t miss it.
Brighton, East Sussex, England
Even with fluctuating weather, the atmosphere at theBrightonBeachremains fixed – bright and shiny. The pebble beach is just an hour away fromLondonby train and a big tourist attraction. Everyone comes here to be close to nature. The beach a nudist area for people following naturism philosophy: practicing social nudity. Brighton beach has Volleyball and Footvolley courts,Rugbyand soccer pitches and a pitch for beach soccer. For those who like the less complicated sports, Frisbee and badminton are just as much amusing on the beach. Other than that, there are play areas especially for your little ones. The beach has become exceptionally cool in the recent years, much like the LA hip style. There’s so much to do that you won’t find a moment’s rest until you check out the restaurants, bars, nightclubs and arcades around the seafront.
If you are looking for solitude,HolkhamBaywould be the perfect place to be. The beach is so gigantic that you’ll most likely find a corner to yourself no matter how crowded it is. Another advantage is that you won’t get lost trying to find it; you may forget your way inside though.HolkhamBayhas nature’s all best gifts – natural reserve, wildlife and birds. Walking down the beach is simply divine – even when the weather is bad, you will cent percent enjoy the stroll. Other than that, it is recommended for swimming, riding, picnics, and bird watching. When your tummy starts growling, you have the opportunity to try all there is at theHolkhamVillage.
Great Bay, St Martin’s, Isles of Scilly
Don’t get surprised if you see Jude law or Jane Horrocks getting tanned under the Sun here – they absolutely love the Isles of Scilly and the beaches here. Sitting in the north of St. Martin’s, small but extraordinarily tranquil, the Great Bay beach is exceptional. Although Isles of Scilly has a lot of beautiful beaches but Great bay is truly amazing. Picking favorites is actually tough still you will see how this beach stands out in every way possible. The crystal clear water, white sand, the feel of the past and the silence are some of its most charming features and as you’ll discover, there is a lot more. And it is actually officially declared that the beach deserves the recognition it gets – it got voted best beach in the whole UK. That ought to mean something, right? Give it a chance!
Bournemouth Beach, Dorset, England
Bournemouth has added an extra charm to the Dorset’s already well established county. It is not exactly a beach but a whole resort town. The beach is known for it cleanliness. It is not secluded, not in the least yet you won’t find anyone littering here or anything already spilled on the sand. No wonder it won the title of the cleanest beach in UK. It really is freakishly clean and people do take good care of the beach. Bournemouth beach has always been a perfect place for families to spend time with each other, play and have fun together. The activities on the beach are amazing – there are many things to do from playing sports to plain walking in the soft sand and watching the water currents. Interestingly, Bournemouth has Europe’s first artificial surf reef so without a doubt, it has attracted a lot of attention of the surfers.
Sinclair’s Bay, Caithness, Scotland
Brits are always making fun of Scots for their accent but they have to agree that Scots have rich heritage that they should envy. One of such natural beauty is Sinclair’s Bay on theCaithnesscoast. Surrounded by castles on every side, the spectacular beach is one of the world’s best. For so many years, Sinclair’s Bay was known for its crab and lobster – the finest they had inScotland. Even these days, small boats are found in the bay putting the creels in, trying to get their hands on the crabs down under. Those looking for adventure will find rocky hills to climb and sandy beaches for water sports. It has a lot to offer, more than any beach on the list because of the view, those castles around give you a hint of the yester years. The ‘Once Upon A Time’ stories that you’ll find here would be some of the best.
It would be silly to say this is just the promo, there are a whole bunch of beaches ready to be explored; you already know this. Whatever your favorite beach activity may be, you will find that each one of the beaches in UK is happy to fulfill your wishes. Words are not remotely enough to express the feeling when you see your first bird, when you stand upright on your surf board and face the current head on, when you walking with your loved one hand in hand on the beach or when you watch the sunset over the water. In order to fully get what it’s like, you have to experience it all.