Beaches Near Me

The beauty of the UK coastline is that it holds such a diverse range of beaches. You can be in a popular Victorian seaside resort, and then, just a 30-minute walk along the coast path, you arrive at a secluded cove with no crowd and no facilities.

What beach will you explore today?

Our interactive beach map below allows you to move around and explore all our listed UK beaches. For each beach, we will answer questions about location, rural or town, sandy or pebble, rockpools, tide times, weather forecast, dog restrictions, cafes, and provide general information on the beach and its facilities.

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Blue Flag Beaches

UK Blue Flag Beaches

The Blue Flag Award is a prestigious international award scheme that aims to assure visitors that a beach has met a minimum standard.

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Dog-Friendly Beaches

UK dog-friendly beaches

The UK coastline has miles and miles of beaches, but it can be difficult to find a nearby beach that allows dogs during the summer.

Popular UK Beaches

Chiselbury Bay Beach

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Saltburn Beach

Carne Beach

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Porth Ceiriad Beach

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Sandymouth Beach

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Girvan Beach

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If you have a particular coastal region in mind, you can jump to our destination guides by clicking on the region below.


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