Hackley Bay is one of those hidden beaches well worth a visit, the beach is backed by dunes and sheltered by cliffs. The area is also known as Sands of Forvie, Read more [...]
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.
East Preston and Angmering beach has groynes and is pebbles with compact sand at mid to low tide. This is a standard beach for this West Sussex coast stretch, although Read more [...]
Seasalter Beach is mostly a pebble beach with a steep shingle bank but as the tide goes out you get a large area of flat sand although this does turn Read more [...]
Ballycastle beach is over a kilometre long and overlooks the Mull of Kintyre. It’s a sandy beach whose backdrop is dramatic cliffs on one side and great castle ruins on Read more [...]
Longis Bay is a wide, half-mile sandy beach facing south, protected from winds by a substantial relic of the German Occupation. To one end you have Fort Raz which can Read more [...]
Maidens Turnberry beach is thought to be named from The Maidens of Turnberry, a series of rocks in Maidenhead Bay which have became an extension to Maidens harbour wall. This Read more [...]
Deganwy beach is sand backed by sand dunes at the mouth of the river Conwy and on the opposite side to the town of Conwy. Facilities include car parking, toilets, Read more [...]
Benllech beach is a sandy beach, approximately 1.25 km in length, ideal for families with some organised activities and rock pools. Popular for sea kayaking and fishing. Benllech is known Read more [...]
Ballyholme Bay beach is a sandy crescent beach of approximately 1 mile, popular with families and sport enthusiasts. A traditional seaside resort and an all year round favorite with windsurfers Read more [...]
Largs beach is a shingle beach backed by grass areas with palm trees. Largs Bay is on the Firth of Clyde in North Ayrshire.
Reighton Sands is part of a long stretch of sandy beach within Filey Bay and the beach is backed by low cliffs. Small amount of parking and the beach is backed Read more [...]
Dooega beach is a south facing sandy beach in a protected bay. The beach does have some pebbles and rocks at the high water mark.