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WHERE WILL YOU EXPLORE?

With miles and miles of UK & Ireland coastline, thousands of islands to explore and seaside towns to choose from, where is it best to go?

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Trending Destinations

Find your next adventure, there’s so much of the UK and Ireland coastline to discover – why not get started with some of our most popular destinations below?


Want some ideas on where to visit?

Every favourite location must be visited for the first time. Want some ideas, why not check out below which list some of our most popular coastal locations, including beaches, activities, things to see and do, places to stay and eat:
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    Climping Beach

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    Morfa Bychan Beach

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    Seaham Beach

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    St Ives Harbour Beach

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    Eypes Mouth Beach

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    Frinton-on-Sea Beach

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    Llandudno North Shore Beach

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    Lossiemouth East Beach

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    Lligwy Bay Beach

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    Oldshoremore Beach

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    Dhoon Beach

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    Tintagel Castle


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