Porthcurno, Penwith Peninsula, Cornwall


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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.

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The Blue Flag award is a prestigious, international award scheme that aims to provide an assurance to tourists that a beach has met a minimum standard.

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

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