Which seaside to visit in the UK…

Wondering where to go on your next trip? Take a look at which seaside to visit in the UK…

It’s no secret that seaside resorts are extremely popular with tourists and have been for a very long time. Why? Maybe it’s the familiar simplicity of enjoying fish and chips on the seafront, using up all your 2ps to win a key ring or the fresh smell of the ocean air and breeze upon your face.

Whatever the reason, seaside getaways are a treasured trip in the UK and as the holiday season is within sight we’ve picked our top five seaside places to visit in the UK!

Poole, Dorset

Couple enjoying beach view in Poole
Image credits: Pooletourism.com

Looking for a memorable summer adventure? Then Poole is definitely the right choice for you!

Perfect for enjoying and learning new water sports with some of the greatest instructors to help you become a pro at riding those waves. You’ll find a range of fun packed activities for all the family to enjoy in Poole so that everyone can embrace a new skill.

It’s often viewed as the perfect family spot, with its glorious beaches great for building the greatest and highest sandcastles and fun filled attractions to make every child smile.

As the sun sets take a stroll along the seafront as you take your pick from a fantastic choice of superb dining options and vibrant bars. Just imagine enjoying your dinner and a glass of red listening to the waves splashing and the sun glistening. Perfect?

Then why not visit Poole this summer and view the Poole Tourism website here for inspiration on what to do there.


Image Credits: The Whitby Guide

Whitby is filled with quirky narrow streets, a bustling harbour and rows of picturesque fisherman cottages, making it a popular Yorkshire seaside town with bags of character and charm.

There’s so much to do at Whitby you will be spoilt for choice. Explore the history and dramatic beauty behind Whitby Abbey, jump into a fantasy film as you take a boat trip on the Captain Hook ship replica and enjoy all the stunning architecture which will make you feel like you’ve fallen into a time warp.

A popular attraction in Whitby is the Dracula experience! Sounds fun? It’s an incredibly unique tour taking you through Dracula’s story including live actors, animated scenes and special effects.

Get your Whitby holiday organised using The Whitby Guide and view more information on the Dracula experience here.  


Norfolk Coast
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Norfolk has over 90 miles of coast, so whatever kind of beach you’re searching for you will definitely find it there.

It’s known for having different personalities, as there’s so many different things to do, see and explore.

Whether you’re looking for an action-packed family holiday or a relaxing weekend break, you’ll find a part of Norfolk that’s perfect for you with the range of unique beaches it has to offer.

Most of Norfolk’s coastal area is an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’. An abundance of calm, space, peace and air making it a truly stunning place to visit and explore.

Great Yarmouth is one of the popular beaches in Norfolk and has been since around the 1700s.

It’s a great family destination packed with arcades, fun attractions, charming villages and is generally known as the capital of fun.

Enjoy in your very own bespoke walk and see even more of Norfolk than you ever imagined with Walk Norfolk including the spectacular views, great hikes and even tasty pub lunches.

Planning a trip to Norfolk this summer? Make sure to look at the Visit Norfolk guide here to help plan your holiday.

Tenby, Pembrokeshire

Tenby, Pembrokeshire
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Tenby is one of the most iconic seaside towns in Wales. It was also awarded the bronze award for best UK coastal resort at the British Travel Awards.

It’s full of great beaches brimming with character, making it an epic place to visit.

What can you expect from Tenby?

Anything and everything! The place is steeped with fascinating history and has been on the leisure map for over 200 years. It was even awarded the prestigious Blue Flag status for their cleanliness and water quality and it’s regularly voted as the most beautiful beach in the UK.

Take a breath-taking horse drawn carriage tour through town, relax on the stunning beaches or try something a little different with a Ghost Walk filled with light hearted stories.

Sounds like your cup of tea? Visit their website to plan out your next trip.

Deal, Kent

Deal Kent beach
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Looking for somewhere filled with charisma? Then you should visit Kent!

There’s just so much to do and see. Bathe in the sun as you stroll through the enchanting gardens, take in all the amazing architecture and history as you explore the museums, churches and cathedrals that Kent has to offer.

Deal is one of Kent’s little gems with its award winning high streets, independent shops and lively cafes and pubs. Not forgetting that stunning, unspoilt seaside front where you can enjoy some delicious fish and chips.

There’s also a castle just waiting to be explored with all of its dark passages and fascinating history for you to get lost in.

Fancy visiting Deal this summer? Visit their website here to find out more information on what to see and do.

Are you going on a summer seaside holiday? Share your destinations and experiences with us @Tigersheds

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