From discovering miles of heritage coastlines across the country to traditional seaside resorts – there’s a seaside holiday perfect for you! You may have the question of “what’s the nearest beach to me?” or “seaside near me”. With our many coastal holidays scattered across the UK, there’s plenty of choice. Moreover, you don’t have to travel far! Even a short hours journey can be a great escape to a charming seaside resort. The UK is home to many beautiful beaches, and you won’t need to travel far to discover them!
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There's nothing that quite beats a traditional UK seaside holiday...
We are often asked what are the best seaside towns UK
Discover the best of the seaside towns in the UK. The UK boasts an array of breath-taking beaches along with much loved seaside resorts.
Beach holidays in Norfolk
Undoubtedly, Norfolk boasts an array of beautiful beaches. The diverse country see’s holiday makers flock all year round its 90 miles coastlines. And you’ll soon see why after visiting. Without a doubt, Hunstanton is one of Norfolk best seaside towns. The elegant resort of Hunstanton is the ideal base to enjoy Norfolk coastline. Hunstanton, known as ‘sunny hunny’ by the locals is renown for its unique striped cliffs and famous for its sunsets. From buzzing family fun fairs, crazy golf, and amusement arcades – this resort has plenty for the whole family! Moreover, its beaches are perfect for building the ultimate sandcastle, exploring rock pools and even splashing in the sea.
Suffolk’s great coastline
Alternatively, head to Suffolk to enjoy the quaint town of Southwold. Adored for its beach huts, fantastic pier and charming coastal pubs. It especially makes for a wonderful holiday for both the young and old, families and couples! Possibly most loved for its pier stretching 623 feet into the North Sea boasting an array of activities. From amusement arcades, to under pier shows as well as restaurants and cafes. Not only providing traditional seaside fun, but it’s only a short walk from the town centre and harbour area.
Seaside town – Lincolnshire
How could we list best seaside resorts UK without mentioning Skegness? Possibly Britain’s most famous seaside resort! Undoubtedly, this seaside resorts offers everything you could expect from a traditional seaside holiday and more! From its award-winning golden sands, to buzzing family facilities such as arcades, crazy golf and the rest! However, why not visit the north east of Lincolnshire? Cleethorpes is a traditional seaside resort offering breath-taking scenery, beautiful beaches, mouth watering food, top attractions and fascinating history. It’s the perfect seaside destination for the whole family!
Sun, Sea, sand and ice-cream, there's nothing quite like a trip to the Seaside in England!
If you live in Britain, you’re never more than 72 miles from the coast! So what’s stopping you from packing your bags and setting off on your coastal holiday. Everyone has vivid memories of their childhood seaside holidays. Get that nostalgic feeling as you step onto the seafront like you did as a child. With the sea breezing swishing through your hair, the sensation of wet sand and the smell of fish and chips lingering. The popularity of Britain’s seaside towns dates back to the 18th century where the Georgians began to love the coastline. So many families still love the seaside, and you’ll soon see why after visiting!
Coastal breaks for the whole family!
Seaside holidays provide the perfect amount of family fun and relaxation all in one! Parents can relax on the golden sands, even top up on that sun tan. Whilst the kids are kept entertained building the ultimate sandcastle! on the beach! Not to forget the fun of picnics of the beach, ice-creams, stick of rocks and all your other traditional favourites! However, seaside breaks are about the whole family – dogs included! Many coastlines in England welcome your four-legged friend! They’ll love running wild on the glorious sands, rushing back and forth into the sea. It’s a great way to let them burn of steam before heading back to the cosy accommodation. Holiday homes near the seaside make for a great base to explore the historic coastline of England. Treat the whole family this year to a great British seaside holiday!
Discover the best of quaint seaside villages along the UK coastline
For those looking for a tranquil break, why not immerse yourself in a quiet coastal hamlet of a seaside village. Explore the charm of a seaside village with a loved one. Enjoy those breath-taking views. Indulge in mouth-watering traditional pub food along the coastline. Admire the picturesque scenery along a morning beach walk. Oh there’s so much to love about a seaside village holiday!
Kessingland is a the ideal place to enjoy the quiet and explore nature. Kessingland village lies between the commercial towns of Southwold and Lowestoft In Suffolk. It’s beach is relatively unspoilt and rarely feels crowded due to its sheer size – even during the sunniest summer days! For any dog owners, make sure to bring along the pooch to this seaside village. With it’s beach being dog friendly, there’s plenty of space for them to run wild on the golden sands and across the sand dunes. Kessingland beach holiday park makes for a great base to stay whilst exploring this village. The site itself offers a range of facilities including indoor pool, restaurant and great evening entertainment! This is super ideal for families looking for a relaxing break.
Family friendly seaside villages
Undoubtedly, Hemsby village is a great coastal village located in the heart of Norfolk. This village resort offers not only offers a glorious sandy beach but a whole abundance of family activities and restaurants. From ten pin bowling to bingo and a whole load of stalls and games, there’s plenty to keep the kids entertained. Whilst it’s beaches offer nearly two miles of sandy beach, backed by large grassy sand dunes. It’s the perfect destination for those with non-stop demanding kids!
Enjoy the best of the coastline with a seaside cottage UK
Coastal cottages are becoming so very popular. Families love our coastal cottages because there’s plenty of space. Equally, you can make yourself feel right at home! seaside cottages provide the perfect home from home. With beaches just a stone throw away, they’re so ideal! Most of us like days out by the sea with it’s fresh breeze, coastal walks and golden sands. And what better place to relax after a fun beach day than at a cosy cottage. We offer cosy cottages along the East Anglian coastline, some just a two minute walk from the beloved beaches!
Our favourite coastal cottages
Some of our favourite seaside cottages are located in the seaside villages of Heacham and Snettisham which are the neighbouring beaches of Hunstanton in Norfolk. These pretty seaside village offer a less commercial, relaxing seaside break. Heacham beach is a lovely seaside village and a three mile walk will take you to the charming seaside town of Hunstanton where you can enjoy it’s buzzing family activities.
Alternatively, Snettisham is equally as loved for it’s peaceful and tranquil beaches with it’s own nature reserve. For any dog owners, you’ll be pleased to know both these beaches welcome dogs all year round! Let them burn of energy on the golden sands before heading back to the cosy cottages.
Moreover, our cottages are the perfect place to scrub of that sand, put a classic film on and enjoy good company of your loved one. Conversely, why not dine out at a one of the traditional local pubs. The lodge Inn, Old Hunstanton, has a great relaxed environment which welcome families as well as four legged friends! You can even buy dog treats from the bar along with your beer! Create special memories with your loved ones with a seaside cottage UK.