The UK has a number of great sandy beaches that are ideal for family excursions. Whether you are looking for a relaxed day on the beach with the family or simply want to enjoy a beach walk, there are a number of places for you to visit. Here are some of the top sandy beaches in the UK that you and your family can explore with coach hire.
Bournemouth beach is located in Dorset and consists of seven miles of beautiful golden sands. Bournemouth beach features some of the warmest seas in the country and is a great attraction for beach goers during summer. In addition to the golden sands, the beach also has a pier which is a great place to take that memorable selfie or to simply enjoy the sea breeze. Bournemouth beach offers a variety of events such as the Bournemouth Air Festival that consists of great flying displays, music, and other entertainment options. There is also the Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival that consists of 10 days of art-based events for the whole family.
St. Brelade’s Beach
This beautiful sandy beach faces southwards and is less windy than most beaches in the UK. St. Brelade’s beach attracts surfers and families just looking to bask in the sun and enjoy the sea. The beach has a tiny parking lot so one of the best ways for you and your mates to get there is to hire a bus to take you there and back. The beach has a lifeguard, so you need not worry about the safety if you are travelling with young children.
Botany Bay Beach
Botany Bay Beach is located in Kent and is ideal for those looking for a secluded beach. Behind the beach are beautiful white cliffs and is a great place to hang out with families. Please note that during summer, dogs are banned from Botany Bay Beach between 10 am and 6 pm. You can walk across to Joss Bay when the tide is out and enjoy some surfing action.
Rhossili Bay Beach
Rhossili Bay Beach is located in Wales and features three miles of beautiful beach stretch. Behind the beach are sand dunes and the massive waves make the beach ideal for surfers and people who are out to enjoy a variety of water sports. The beach also offers an ideal spot for a long quiet walk as it is rarely crowded. Rhossili beach has won numerous awards over the years including best beach to have a picnic in the UK and also the UK’s most dog-friendly beach. The beach has a tiny parking lot as well so you might want to consider alternative means of getting there other than driving yourself.
Woolacombe Beach is located in Devon and features miles of golden sands and calm waters. Behind the beach are sand dunes and is great for walks as it does not have the typical shops that trend to feature in most UK beaches. Woolacombe Beach has a permanent lifeguard in place to ensure that families, especially little children are safe while swimming there.