Beautiful beaches near you

There are craggy coastlines, rolling sand dunes, sweeping seascapes and rocky coves along the coast we care for. It's hard to choose a favourite from our 775 miles of coastline around England, Wales and Northern Ireland. But here’s a selection of some of the most beautiful.

Brancaster Beach

Beautiful beaches in the East of England 

Whether you're looking for somewhere to build a sandcastle or enjoy a shoreline stroll - from the golden sands at Brancaster Beach to the shingle shores at Dunwich Heath, we care for 117 miles of coast in the East of England.

The sandy beach at Nodes Point with a boat in the distance

Beautiful beaches on the Isle of Wight 

Why not kick off your socks and shoes this summer, and feel the warm sand spread between your toes? Our beaches at Compton, St Helens and Culver have soft sand and safe waters, making them the perfect place to spend a warm summer’s day.

A couple and their dog walking on the beach at sunset

Beautiful beaches in the North of England  

Discover miles of sandy beaches, wildlife-rich dunes and sheltered bays to enjoy a day at the seaside in the North of England.

Murlough NNR beach

Beautiful beaches in Northern Ireland 

With fantastic beaches close to home pack a picnic and towel, or wellies and a rain coat, and go play on our golden sands.

People drawing on the beach at Kynance

Beautiful beaches in the South West 

From well-known family favourites to secluded peaceful coves, the South West has a beach to suit everyone. Here's a few for inspiration, and how to find the perfect coastal spot near you.

Looking across Rhossili Bay, Gower peninsula

Top beaches in Wales 

We care for 157 miles of the Welsh coast and some of the best beaches in the world are waiting for you to discover. Here's a selection of our top choices.