Best UK Beach Holidays

Discover the best UK beach holidays today...

Paws up if you love the beach! Nothing beats a family day out at the beach than seeing your furry friend running through the sand, happy as can be. We are always asked if we have recommendations for the perfect dog–friendly beach holiday, and we have plenty ideas to offer! Whether it’s a stay-cation at the Norfolk coast or a road trip down to Essex, we will have the best UK beach holidays that peak your fancy! 

Without a doubt, the UK boats some pretty spectacular beaches. From gorgeous sandy beaches that you can sink your toes into, to those worlds of adventure for those rock collectors, you cannot top a UK beach. Although it’s not a cocktail holiday in Greece, we can certainly fool you into thinking it is. 

Best UK Beach Holidays
Best dog friendly beaches UK
Best dog friendly beaches UK

Share your next holiday with your furry friend exploring the best dog friendly beaches UK...

 Undoubtedly the Norfolk coast has so much to offer. Not only is it a sight for sore eyes but it is incredibly accommodating for dogs! Heacham has not one, but two dog- friendly beaches to offer! The South beach is a bit quieter, mainly providing a safe haven for birds to nest. If you do have your furry friend with you when visiting, then being on a lead would be a good idea. The North beach provides a picturesque walk along to Hunstanton, either on the beach or the promenade. Spend your evenings admiring beautiful sunsets here.

Best UK Beach Holidays

Hunstanton itself is the only town on the East coats of England which faces West. It’s not called Sunny Hunny for nothing! The North beach will lead you to an adventure among the rock pools, where not only dogs can dip their paws in but those of us who aren’t fond of the big ocean waves can still enjoy the beach! Moreover, Old Hunstanton has a wonderful beach café, which even sells some interesting doggy snacks. 

After a long day chasing our furry friends among the waves, what’s better than a close by caravan to relax and wind down? Heacham Beach Holiday Park is the perfect park, with endless sandy beaches on your doorstep! Not only is it so close to the beach, but there is a wide variety of entertainment within the park. With an indoor heated pool, adventure playground, fabulous restaurant and sports court, there really is plenty to do.  

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Suffolk is another coastal county in East Anglia, and the beaches are unbeatable. Sat atop a dramatic cliff and with a view out to the North Sea, Pakefield is a quaint suburb of Lowestoft with an identity that is all its own. Without a doubt, the pebbled rustic beach is the perfect place to enjoy tranquil beach walks. Make sure you hire one of the pretty beach huts to experience a taste of the Suffolk seaside life! At Pakefield Holiday Park we have some gorgeous lodges, all with a coastal view! Whether you stay to admire the view or just use the lodge as a base for your days out, it’s the ideal situation for one of the best UK beach holidays.

Spend your stay-cation along the Yorkshire’s coastlines

Furthermore, showcasing spectacular views, dramatic cliffs and mesmerizing beaches, Yorkshire’s coastline is not to be missed. If beautiful and tranquil beaches are your favorite place to go, then Skipsea beach in Yorkshire is the one for you. Sat on the rugged cliffs of Skipsea beach offering incredible views of the North Sea is Skipsea Sands Holiday Park. This tranquil holiday park is perfect for any walking enthusiast. There’s a whole abundance of coastal footpaths and amazing beaches nearby. Along with this a short drive will take you into the seaside resort of Bridlington. This popular tourist resort and historic fishing port has superb beaches, a promenade, Ferris wheel and day sea trips from the Quay.  

Best Beach Holidays UK
Best Beach Holidays UK

Best Holiday Beach Destinations UK

When thinking of the best beach holiday destination, I can bet that not many think of Essex. However, Essex hides a number of coastal gems. From remarkable cliff top walks, unspoilt beaches and historic harbors, there’s something for all. Clacton Beach has a great pier and offers tasteful seaside entertainment, as does the beach of Walton on the Naze. This wonderful stretch of sand is lined with a promenade and pier offers plenty of amenities and entertainment.  

The best UK beach holidays

Clacton offers a classic seaside holiday, although be warned, it isn’t a dog friendly beach through May – September. Clacton beach itself is surprisingly a decent sized stretch of clean golden sand. For this reason, the beach has always been popular with families. Along with a fine Victorian pier as a centerpiece, there are all the seaside amusements, cafes and entertainment you could wish for.

After an unforgettable family day out, head over to St. Osyth Beach Holiday Park, to make even more memories. It has much to offer, with a large indoor heated swimming pool, complete with flume and paddling area for younger children. The entertainment complex comes complete with a stage for the live shows which are on at weekends and during the peak season. The clubhouse offers food and drink to please all tastes.    

Beach breaks in Walton-on-the-Naze

Walton-on-the-Naze is a family seaside resort with sandy beaches and beautiful seafront gardens. Just to the north is The Naze, an unspoilt headland of heath, saltmarshes and sandy beaches. It’s 70 feet high cliffs are being eroded away, so head over to see them sooner rather than later! Nearby to the larger seaside town of Clacton, there is so much to do and see locally. Walton-on-the-Naze is known for its gloriously sandy beach and array of rainbow beach huts! And just a short trip away is one of the best holiday parks in Essex; Naze Marine Holiday Park. Naze Marine is certainly one of the fun parks in Essex, with so much to do on site.

Whether you’re looking for a family weekend away by the seaside or a peaceful break with your pooch, holidays at this holiday park will suit everybody. The Park has an impressive indoor tropical heated pool, BBQ and decking area, Mermaid cafe, takeaway, Mariners club with evening entertainment and bingo, and much more. There really is something for everyone! 

Visit Lincolnshire for the best holiday beach destination...

Nothing beats a day beside the seaside. The Lincolnshire coastline boasts some other nations best loved seaside destinations. One firm family favorite is Skegness. Skegness is one of Britain’s first traditional seaside resorts, and many of those traditional features can still be seen today. Take a day to explore the vintage pier and promenade, you certainly won’t regret it!  

Discover what Skegness has to offer

The resort’s beach has once again been awarded the prestigious Blue Flag award, giving you peace of mind that it is amongst the cleanest in the world. The coastline of Skegness consists of magical sand dunes, saltmarshes, ponds and lagoons, which provides a bit of fun for everyone! But wait, it gets even better. Just a ten-minute drive from your unforgettable day out in Skegness is Southview Holiday Park. Here you are guaranteed for a nostalgic family getaway, a perfect base to explore the beautiful beaches of Lincolnshire. Come here for one of the best UK beach holidays that Britain has to offer.

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