Beaches in the UK

Haven is the home of the seaside staycation and we’re particularly proud that are parks are within reaching distance of some of the finest beaches the UK has to offer. Incredible stretches of sand can be found in all four directions of mainland Britain and its surrounding islands. A home from home for you with Haven is never far away, as you’ll see in our series of beach-inspired articles. Sit down, relax and read a beach guide or shortlist of your choice, setting you up perfectly for your next delightful domestic holiday.

Best in the UK

Beaches in Scotland
Best beaches in Scotland

Scotland is home to an endless amount of comforting coastal retreats. With just 1/10 of England’s population, you’re never far from a stretch of untouched seaside paradise.

Best beaches in Scotland
Best Beaches in Wales
Best beaches in Wales

Home to some of the UK’s greatest scenery, Wales offers an escape from the hustle and bustle like few other places can. Head here for a roundup of the Welsh coastline’s greatest beaches.

Best beaches in Wales
Beaches in England
Best beaches in England

We’ve combined the best of north, east, south and west to put together the list of England’s greatest beaches. They’re spread evenly across the country, so you won’t be far from one.

Best beaches in England
Best beaches in the UK
Best beaches in the UK

This is the quintessential round up of everything elite when it comes to beaches in all four parts of the UK. England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are all represented.

Best beaches in the UK

Around the UK

Beaches in England
Beaches in England

We’ve combined the cream of the regional crop into one article covering all corners of the English nation. Enjoy our article and get planning your next beach-inspired staycation.

Beaches in England
Dog-friendly beaches
Top 10 dog friendly beaches in the UK

Finding a great beach for your family and your furry friend can be quite the challenge. Allow us to show you our favourite beaches suitable for all dotted around the UK.

Top 10 dog friendly beaches in the UK
Beaches in Wales
Beaches in Wales

We’ve combined the best of everything in coastal Wales to give you our quintessential guide to the great seaside spots you should pay a visit. There are so many underrated names.

Beaches in Wales
Beaches in Scotland
Beaches in Scotland

The article is brimming with beaches north of the border. We’ve included jewels on the west and east coast, covering both sides of this stupendous country.

Beaches in Scotland

The North

Beaches in the North East
Best beaches in the North East

We’ve cherrypicked the best beaches from a region that can only be described as coastal powerhouse home to some of the country’s greatest seaside places.

Best beaches in the North East
Beaches in the North West
Best beaches in the North West

Home to some of the biggest cultural hubs in England, the North West plays host to a surprising number of beautiful beaches. Find out our favourites in this article.

Best beaches in the North West
Beaches in the North East
Beaches in the North East

Fancy a trip to the North East? No visit to the region is complete without visiting a beach or two. Check out our handy guide to the stretches of sand along the North Sea coastline.

Beaches in the North East
Beaches in the North West
Beaches in the North West

This article is your one stop shop for beaches along the Irish Sea coastline. In many cases, they’re only a short distance from the region’s cosmopolitan cities.

Beaches in the North West

The South

Beaches in the South East
Best beaches in the South East

The South East is home to the UK’s warmest shores. You’ll see the crisp coastline of the continent as you discover some of the best kept secrets in England’s most populous region.

Best beaches in the South East
Beaches in the South West
Best beaches in the South West

The spiritual home of the staycation for many, the South West has strength in so much depth when it comes to the coast. Find our pick of the beaches all in one place.

Best beaches in the South West
Dungeness beach
Beaches in the South East

A directory for everything sandy in the South East. A wide variety of counties are covered, meaning you’re bound to spot something that’s cool and convenient.

Beaches in the South East
Beaches in the South West
Beaches in the South West

Heading to the West Country? We’ve produced a great guide of the beaches that are waiting to welcome you and your family for memories that last a lifetime.

Beaches in the South West

Regions of Wales

Best Beaches in North Wales
Best beaches in North Wales

This special list of beaches on the north coast of Wales add more than a hint of sparkle to any staycation. You’ll see spectacular scenery along every step of the journey to the coast.

Best beaches in North Wales
Best Beaches in South Wales
Best beaches in South Wales

Home to stellar names and hidden gems, you’ll find a coastal vibe suitable for you and your loved ones in this list of extra special beaches that happen to be in one great region.

Best beaches in South Wales
Beaches in North Wales
Beaches in North Wales

The place to be for crisp coastline on both the mainland and the Isle of Anglesey, you’ll be spoilt for choice in North Wales. Let our guide help you decide where you’re heading.

Beaches in North Wales
Beaches in South Wales
Beaches in South Wales

We’ve worked our magic and produced a guide to everything sandy in South Wales. Head here to help you decide where to stay on your next wonderful Welsh staycation.

Beaches in South Wales
Norfolk
Beaches in Norfolk

This quintessential guide to beaches in Norfolk is just what’s needed to plan your next trip to the county. Have a read of this article and start planning your next great getaway to East Anglia.

Dog friendly beaches in Norfolk

No trip to the beach is complete without the furry one in the family, so we’ve rounded up our list of dog-friendly beaches in Norfolk for you to bring the dog along to and enjoy making memories.

Best beaches in Norfolk

With over 90 miles of coastline, it’s no surprise that Norfolk is a real winner when it comes to beaches. We’ve rounded up our favourites from a truly spectacular set of sandy stretches.

Cornwall
Beaches in Cornwall

A guide to everything beach in all of Cornwall. See surfing spots, relaxing retreats and stunning scenery in what has to be one of the best counties in the UK when it comes to coastal spots.

Best Beaches in Cornwall

The coastal cream of the crop is featured in this Cornish article. You’ll see our handpicked and unmissable stretches of sand that you must pay a visit to when you’re in the South West.

Dog-friendly Beaches in Cornwall

Our round up of beaches that are pooch-perfect in one of Britain’s holiday hotspots. You won’t need to worry about any admin as this article gives you all you need to know before you and the furry one arrive.

Devon
Beaches in Devon

Relax and refresh at one of these lovely locations by the sea. A roundup of suitable beaches for your next Devon stay await in this handy article that covers the coastal areas of the county.

Best Beaches in Devon

Devon’s array of beaches makes selecting the best quite the challenge, but we think we’ve succeeded with this stunning set of sandy spaces that are waiting for you and the loved ones on your next visit.

Dog-friendly beaches in Devon

This delightful selection of dog friendly beaches is great for pooches all year round so it’s time to take your furry friend on a holiday with us and let the sand and sea do the talking.

Dorset
Beaches in Dorset

Delightful Dorset is home to a whole host of beaches, covering everything from classic seaside towns to hidden gems where you’ll have space to yourself. Have a gander at this guide and get planning.

Best beaches in Dorset

We’ve whittled down the list of Dorset’s beaches to include the cream of the crop in one article. This special selection of sandy spaces are waiting for you and the loved ones to absorb and enjoy.

Dog-friendly beaches in Dorset

Dorset’s places are dog friendly inside out and no attraction illustrates this more than this special set of beaches. They’re great for letting your furry friend explore the county’s coast in all its glory.

Essex
Beaches in Essex

Essex is one of the original seaside spots that’s attracted many a visitor over the years. This guide gives you an idea of why, with brilliant beaches dotting its generously sized coastline.

Best beaches in Essex

Your one-stop-shop for the best beaches in England’s eastern county, this article will set up nicely for some sand-filled time away with the loved ones in one of the country’s most vibrant places.

Dog friendly beaches in Essex

We’re passionate about dogs enjoying the holiday as much as the rest of the family, so we’ve selected our list of dog friendly beaches that’ll tie in perfectly with a Haven stay in Essex.

Kent
Beaches in Kent

Kent sits on England’s south-eastern coast, which gives it some of the best weather in the whole country. We’ve put together this handy guide of beaches for you to enjoy come rain or shine.

Best beaches in Kent

We've handpicked this special selection of beaches that simply can’t be missed out on when you’re next in Kent. Whether you’re a walker or don’t want to move a muscle, you’ll find a beach to suit you here.

Dog-friendly beaches in Kent

We’re all about dog friendly experiences at Haven and the beach shouldn’t be any different. We’ve compiled our list of pooch-perfect places in Kent that your dog and the rest of the family will love.

Lincolnshire
Beaches in Lincolnshire

Lovely Lincolnshire is home to a whole host of unspoilt coastline that’s waiting to be discovered. Check out our handy guide to the county’s beaches and get selecting your favourites.

Best beaches in Lincolnshire

We’ve done the research and decided our own favourites in this article that gives you the shortlist of Lincolnshire beaches that are simply unmissable. These tie in perfectly with a Haven holiday.

Dog friendly beaches in Lincolnshire

Beaches that delight the dog are beaches that delight us. See a range of sandy spaces throughout the county where you let your pooch off the leash and give them that breath of fresh air we all love so dearly.