UKations (part two)By Emma
Why travel all the way to Spain and risk getting sunburn when there are so many great beaches right on your doorstep?
Good for fish and chips and sticks of rock.
Meet the surferboy/chick of your dreams.
Not only nice and sandy, but also overlooked by a big castle – enigmatic.
Chesil Beach and Portland Harbour, Dorset
2012 Olympic Sailing Venue.
Scarborough North Bay, Yorkshire
The French Riviera of the North.
Sennen Cove, Cornwall
Right at the very tip of South West England.
Brighton Beach, Sussex
Happening beach resort, and iconic setting of Brighton Rock.
Barafundle Bay, Pembrokeshire, Wales
You’d half expect to see Leonardo DiCaprio tanning himself on this stunning sweep of Welsh sand.
Durdle Door, Dorset
So-called because there’s a stone arch in the sea. Pretty cool.
Morfa Dyffryn, Wales
Good if you like to get naked in public.
West Sands, St Andrews, Scotland
Kate and Wills have probably been here, and if it’s good enough for them...
West Bay, Kent
Renowned spot for catching crabs.