Lower Largo beach sits next to the harbour in a beautiful often overlooked small fishing village in Fife. The beach is a sandy beach with some rocks that give rock 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.
Mwnt beach is a secluded sandy bay situated within Cardigan Bay and looks out onto the Irish Sea. The beach is owned and maintained by the National Trust. Mwnt gets its Read more [...]
Balmedia Country Park Beach is a 16 km sandy beach near Aberdeen where water sports like kite surfing and swimming are popular. The beach area has large sand dunes attracting Read more [...]
St. Columba’s Bay beach is located on the south end of Iona and is less sand and more pebbles. The bay is named St. Columba’s Bay as it is believed Read more [...]
Thorpe Bay beach is a sand/pebble beach, groynes, tidal paddling pool and is backed by a promenade. The beach is part of the long Southend-on-Sea seafront and is popular with Read more [...]
Minehead beach is also known as The Strand beach. The beach is a curving sandy beach, although becomes more pebbly as you approach the harbour. The beach has a large Read more [...]
Porthmelgan beach is a remote beach on St David’s Head overlooking Ramsay island. At high tide the beach is pebbles but sand becomes visible as the tide goes out. The Read more [...]
Durley Chine beach (west cliff) is a good family sandy beach. Water activities include sailing, windsurfing and canoeing and are zoned to allow for safe bathing. Facilities include parking, pub, Read more [...]
West Wittering beach overlooks the Solent and Chichester Harbour and has the South Downs as a beautiful backdrop. This is an excellent family destination with a sandy beach and large Read more [...]
Victoria Park beach is near the harbour with rock pools on the beach.
Cranfield beach is mainly sand, gently sloping, located at the entrance to Carlingford Lough. This area designated as being of Special Scientific Interest. Facilities include parking, children’s play area, toilets/showers Read more [...]
Pentle Bay Beach is an unspoilt white sandy beach on the southeast of Tresco. The beach has no facilities.