Best beaches in England
You have always thought that the most beautiful beaches in the world with fine sand and crystal clear waters were only to be seen in Portugal, Croatia or Spain? You will change your mind when you discover this selection of the most beautiful beaches in England.
Book your flights and accommodation at the best price in England and discover the most beautiful beaches in England.
Man of War Bay
West Lulworth - Dorset
It is one of the most beautiful beaches in England. "Man O 'War Bay" is located just a few metres from the "Durdle Door" beach also ranked among the most beautiful beaches in England.
Book your flights to Bournemouth and set off to discover this beach by booking your West Lulworth hotel.
How to get there: Book your flights to Bournemouth. Man O'War Bay is a 50 minutes’ drive, 1 hour 30 by train.
Where to stay: The "Castle Inn" has one of the best ratings among travellers.
St Ives - Cornwall
Never thought of going to England for a beach holiday? Never heard of Cornwall then? Located in the extreme South West of England Cornwall is an incredible county with hundreds of beautiful sandy beaches.
The old fishing port of St Ives has conquered the English in search of authenticity, charm, crystal clear blue waters and fine sand. St Ives also attracts artists from around the world who come to find inspiration in this little corner of paradise.
You can book your flights to London and take a local flight to Plymouth, Exeter or Newquay or take the train from London to St Ives (Night Riveria Sleeper train). Enjoy your stay and discover the cities of Bristol and Birmingham.
How to get there: Book your flights to this heavenly place, your hotel, guesthouse, B&B, apartment at the best price guaranteed and your best tours and activities in Cornwall such as a Devon and Cornwall 5-day small group tour.
Where to stay: If you want to wake up in a sea view room, book early at the Palma Guest House which is often booked as it is very popular with travellers.
Pedn Vounder beach
Penzance - Cornwall
Access to this beautiful beach is not so easy but you can go on foot or by boat. This beach is an unofficial nudist beach - so you can walk along the beach with your swimsuit or clothes on, but don’t be surprised to come across a naked person or two.
Book your flights to Plymouth as well as a rental car. Pedn Vounder Beach is a 2-hour drive from the airport. Book your hotel in Penzance where we offer more than 250 hotels and tourist apartments.
How to get there: Book your flights to Plymouth and join Penzance by car or train (2h).
Where to stay: "Hotel Penzance" with wonderful views across Penzance Bay
West Lulworth - Dorset
Located near Lulworth in Dorset, Durdle Door is one of the symbolic spots on the English coast. This sublime beach is located just metres from another beautiful English beach, the "Man O' War beach". Book your Bournemouth flight, rental car and accommodation at the best price in West Lulworth.
How to get there: Book your flights to Bournemouth. Durdle Door is located just a 50 minutes’ drive.
Where to stay: The "Limestone Hotel" located in the quiet village of West Lulworth. This hotel gets the highest rating from travellers for the quality of its service and location.
St Ives beach
St Ives - Cornwall
If you think that the most beautiful beaches in the world can only be found in tropical paradises, you are mistaken. The Cornish region is an inexhaustible source of beautiful beaches and breathtaking landscapes. St Ives was once a fishing village which over the years has become one of the most important seaside resorts in Cornwall. The place has already been awarded the title of best UK resort by different media. So this selection is not a surprise; the beach is one of the most beautiful ones in England!
Book your accommodation in Cornwall as well as your best activities such as a Guided Photography Tour.
How to get there: Book your flights to Plymouth. The beach of St Ives is located 1 hour 30 by car, 2 hours 30 by train.
Where to stay: Book your stay at the best price in Saint Ives, we recommend the "Primrose House"; it is beautifully decorated and about 2 minutes walk from the beach.
Burgh Island beach
Kingsbury - Bigbury on Sea - Devon
Located in Devon, Burgh Island is a tiny island facing the city of "Bigbury on Sea". This tiny island is only accessible on foot or tractor at low tide.
If you are lucky you can stay at the "The Burgh Island Hotel", the only one on the island. We do not sell rooms for this particular hotel but you can book directly from the hotel website. You can also book your accommodation at the best price at Bigbury on Sea.
How to get there: Book your flights to Plymouth. Burgh Island beach is located 45 minutes by car, 1 hour 30 by train.
Where to stay: The "Thurlestone Hotel" features an indoor pool and a fitness center.
Blackpool Sands beach
Blackpool Sands - South Devon
Located between Torquay and Plymouth, Blackpool Sands is a beautiful beach named after the village of Blackpool. Do not confuse the village of Blackpool Sands in Devon with the great seaside resort of Blackpool in North East England. These two places have nothing in common! One is a small picturesque village, the other one of the most popular seaside resorts in England.
We advise you to book your flights to Plymouth Airport and rent a car. You can book your accommodation at the best price in Plymouth or in the beautiful seaside resort of Torquay.
How to get there: Book your flights to Plymouth and reach Blackpool Sands beach in 1 hour by car, 2 hours by train.
Where to stay: "The Seadog, traditional Fisherman's Cottage with beach hut" one of our bestsellers in Brixham.
Newquay - Cornwall
Many of the most beautiful beaches in England are located in Cornwall. Holywell Bay Beach is a large golden sandy beach; it is perfect for boogie boarding or just hearing the winds whip the sea into a frenzy; it is also a perfect place to walk with your dog or sunbathe with family or solo.
If you want to swim, make sure a lifeguard is on the beach (from mid-May to the end of September). Book your flights to Plymouth and your hotel at the best price in Cornwall or in Holywell.
How to get there: Book your flights to Plymouth and join Holywell (1 hour by car - 2 hours by train).
Where to stay: "Espalanade Hotel" with stunning Atlantic views.
Phillack - Cornwall
Located in Phillack, St Ives Bay, Gwithian Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in England.
Book your flights to Plymouth and enjoy a romantic or family getaway in Cornwall. Thanks to our very best price you can treat yourself to extras for an unforgettable holiday. Book your tours and activities in Cornwall today.
How to get there: Book your flights to Plymouth and join Phillack (1hour 30 by car, 2 hours 15 by train).
Where to stay: "The Penellen Bed and Breakfast" offering sea views.
Bournemouth - Dorset
Book your flight tickets to Bournemouth today, the airport is just a 20-minutes’ drive to the beautiful Bournemouth beaches; 11 kilometres of award-winning beaches await you.
How to get there: Book your flights to Bournemouth and get to the beach by car (20 minutes) or bus (Jetbus 737 - 50 min).
Where to stay: Stay at the "Balincourt" hotel located 6 minutes from the beach.
Looe - Cornwall
Located just 45 minutes from Plymouth Airport, Looe Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in England. The village of Looe is known worldwide as one of the most beautiful villages in England.
How to get there: Book your flights to Plymouth. Looe is only 45 minutes by car, 1 hour by train.
Where to stay: The "Rivercroft Hotel" is located on the seafront.
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