In summer, there is no better place to be than the seaside – but even in the typical weather, the UK beaches offer rockpools, picnics, wildlife, and walks.
So, whether it’s jumping over waves, skimming a stone, or just discovering crazy creates, there are lots of activities you can immerse yourself in throughout the summer.
The Studland beach offers you a scenic 6.4 km stretch of sand with stunning views of the Isle of Wight and Old Harry Rocks. You can also hire the beach huts and boats to enjoy some water sports, making Studland a perfect spot for building castles and picnics. Also, the heathland has a great treasure wildlife trove for your children to explore further.
The Rolling hills offer a fantastic backdrop to the incredible beach during the summer and you will find the National Trust beach ranges to perfectly show your kids the way to enjoy safaris and create remarkable sandcastles for kilometers around. The Morte Point and Baggy Point are ideal for rock scrambling. If you fancy the walks, the straightforward South West coastal trip takes you on an excursion around the unique slate cliffs and enticing coves that it’s widely known for.
Dunwich Heath & Beach
Hidden on the beautiful Suffolk coast, the colorful and peaceful heath-land is packed with wildlife and is perfect for families, walkers, nature lovers, and birdwatchers. Go to the picturesque shingle beach and enjoy a pristine walk alongside the shoreline, or venture out on a kite-flying excursion or scavenger hunt. Yellow and purple heather come to life with a full bloom during summer.
Brancaster & Blakeney
The famous fishing town of Brancaster Staithe is located on the shorelines of the incredible north Norfolk coast. It offers a superb place to begin surveying the coast and vacationers can launch their boats and get in the water. If you take a trip further alongside the coast you’ll find amazing places to build sandcastles and selected spots for kiting sports. Moreover, there are lots of things to explore including crabbing. You can also take some time out to relax with a great sight at Blakeney Point. Here youll find a colony of grey and common seals that you can see throughout the year.
Three Cliffs Bay, Wales
Three Cliffs Bay is widely known for its incredible three stark limestone cliffs. Since it’s pretty wild, water sports and swimming aren’t encouraged, but the beach is perfect for walks.
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