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Britain's Top 10 Beaches

Posted: 2009-05-30

Britain's Top 10 Beaches

I see that VisitBritain has come up with a list of the top 10 beaches in Britain. Its a bit of an odd list, with some beaches in what I would call the 'really crowded popular resort with candy wrappers scattered about the beach' category, and others in the 'natural beauty but not great for bathing' category.

In short, the VisitBritain list is:


Now, I can't claim to have visited all the beaches on the list, but I have been to a few. I agree that Holy Island is a special place, as much for the beauty of the landscape as the history that is everywhere you look. And Holkham is gorgeous, as well.

It made me wonder, though, what are the best beaches I have visited in the UK? Here's a few that spring to mind, in no particular order:

I'm sure there are others, but those are the first few that spring to mind - places I wouldn't hesitate to recommend to friends as a terrific place to visit. What are your favourites?

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