There’s no getting away from it. We all need a break after the horrendous year we’ve had and while respite still seems some distance away, the relaxation of travel rules within the UK itself means that this summer needn’t be a washout after all.
If you’re looking for golden sands, crystal clear waters and azure skies, you’d be forgiven for thinking these beaches are in the Caribbean. In fact, these UK sun-kissed sand spots tick all the summer hols boxes, from palm trees and white sands to curving bays and turquoise waters.
Fancy making a trip to an undiscovered gem this Bank holiday weekend? We’ve done the hard work for you and whittled down the 15 best beaches in the UK.