Climping beach as with many along the Sussex coast has pebbles at high tide and is divided by wooden groynes. But at low tide, a huge expanse of dark, fine, Read more [...]
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Moggs Eye Beach is an unspoilt, sandy beach with a wide sandy area that slopes down into the sea. This beach is surrounded by sand dunes with steps leading over Read more [...]
Seaham Beach is a long stretch of sand sitting beneath grassy cliffs and is part of the Durham Heritage Coast. The beach is also referred to as Seaham North beach Read more [...]
Morfa Bychan beach near Pendine is a sandy beach with some pebbles, safe bathing and some rock pools to explore. The beach is surrounded by limestone cliffs and caves and looks out Read more [...]
Robin Hoods Bay beach is a large beach in a small fishing hamlet situated on the Yorkshire Heritage Coast just south of Whitby, the bay is located on a steep Read more [...]
Cattersty Sands and Skinningrove beach are split by a pier which was built by the Skinningrove Iron Company in the late 1880s for loading ore onto steamers bound for Middlesborough. Read more [...]
Black Cliff beach is a sandy beach stretching between Hayle Towans and Mexico Towans. Hayle beach is a large beach backed by dunes and Black Cliff beach gives some protection from Read more [...]
Littlehampton West Beach is on the opposite side of the River Arun from Littlehampton town centre. The beach is much quieter in the summer than the main Littlehampton coastguards beach Read more [...]
Elmer Sands beach is a typical West Sussex pebble beach with a high water pebble bank and wooden groynes. As the tide goes out the beach expands into flat compact Read more [...]
Ross Back Sands is 3 miles of sandy quiet beach backed by sand dunes. The beach protrudes out between Holy Island and Budle Bay which means it can be very windy Read more [...]
The East Beach at Selsey in West Sussex is a pebble beach on either side of the RNLI lifeboat station. Selsey is situated on a peninsula jutting out into the Read more [...]
Holland-on-sea beach is a sandy beach to the east of Clacton. A sandy beach with some sea defences. Holland-on-sea beach is less busy than the main Clacton beaches but only Read more [...]