Cappa beach a small rocky beach good for bird watching with a pier and a harbour.
Find The Nearest Beach UK and Ireland
Planning a trip to the UK and Ireland coast and looking for where the nearest beach is, our beach lists will help you discover the nearest beach to me. Then for each beach, we will answer questions around location, rural or town, sandy or pebble, rockpools, tide times, weather forecast, dog restrictions, bathing water quality, closest beach cafes and provide general information on the beach and its facilities.
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Finding the right beach in UK and Ireland is easy – simply explore the beach links below, to find the closest hit the jump to my location compass or use the search bar to plan where your next UK and Ireland beach visit should be.
Western Hard Beach is not the most attractive beach but it is great for boating and sailing, although the beach is backed by a grassy and tree lined area. Southampton Read more [...]
Priory beach is a sandy beach that sits in Prioriy Bay on the Caldey island just off the coast from Tenby in Pembrokeshire, South Wales. This is a small island Read more [...]
Traigh an t-Suidhe is a white sandy beach on the north west tip of Iona alongside Traigh Ban beach. Traigh an t-Suidhe means ‘Beach of the Seat’
Ballinskelligs beach is a sandy beach designated a Natural heritage area. The beach has the 16th century two storey unvaulted MacCarthy tower overlooking the Ballinskelligs Bay.
Southsea beach is pebble/stoney beach that stretches along the whole southern end of Portsea Island from Old Portsmouth beach to Eastney beach. Adjacent to the beach and seafront promenade, Southsea Read more [...]
Lunan Bay beach is a 1 mile stretch of sand with dunes separated in the middle by Lunan waters. This is a stunning east-facing beach with pink sandstone hues, backed Read more [...]
Footdee Beach is a sandy beach at the harbour end of the main Aberdeen beach. Footdee is known to the locals as “Fittie” – is a small village at the Read more [...]
Fisherrow is the tidal harbour at Musselburgh. Fisherrow beach or Fisherrow Sands is a sand/shingle mix and is split in two by the harbour. The East Beach is the larger Read more [...]
Boydston beach, also known as Ardrossan beach, is a sandy beach with a view across to Arran. Ardrossan has a harbour, shops and multiple options to eat something.
Tresaith beach is a small sandy beach set within a sheltered sandy bay, a popular family beach with safe swimming and rock pools to explore. You also have a small Read more [...]
Brekon Sands beach is a white sandy beach protected by a rock headland on the North of Yell. The beach is backed by grass covered sand dunes. Some nice walks Read more [...]