In 2010, Blackpool was revealed as the UK’s all-time favourite seaside town (according to Which Holiday magazine). However, 2012 is here, and we would like to know which seaside resort is your favourite? Please choose from the seaside towns below.
Bridlington is a heart-warming seaside resort, with brand new award-winning promenades and gardens. There are many all-weather activities for all ages, and wonderful places to dine.
With splendid sandy beaches, attractions, theatres, accommodation and heritage, Great Yarmouth is one of the UK’s most popular resorts. It is also surrounded by beautiful countryside and the Norfolk Broads.
Margate is a fun and lively seaside resort in East Kent. There are lots of entertaining things to do here as well as visiting the fine beaches, such as fishing, golf, cinema, theatres and a variety of places to eat.
Hastings is a charming seaside resort, with a unique blend of a lively fishing quarter, and picturesque, quirky old town, it is full of history and maritime heritage. It has three miles of beautiful coastline, and lots of entertainment and leisure opportunities, as well as some charming places to dine.
Situated on the East Sussex Coast and set at the foot of the South Downs, the resort presents five miles of beaches and natural beauty. The seafront is decorated with Victorian hotels and floral displays, including the famous Carpet Gardens. There are many attractions in Eastbourne that welcome all ages. Eastbourne is home to the Towner gallery, the cosmopolitan and has a fantastic seafront bandstand.
Situated between the South Downs and the Channel, Brighton sits on the sunny south coast. This seaside resort is rich in culture, shopping and the arts. There are also a number of places to eat. Fun and vibrant all year round, there are always events taking place. As well as the attractive beaches, Brighton has its very own palace, the Royal Pavillion.
Sandown has something for everyone all year round. It is a picturesque family resort with lots of things to do, as well as gently sloping, fetching beaches, there are amusements, restaurants, ‘pitch and put’, nightclubs, and a zoo with a tiger sanctuary.
Bournemouths seven miles of luxurious beaches are perfect for those long, lazy days by the sea. Beautiful gardens, top attractions, booming nightlife and gorgeous surrounding countryside. Bournemouth is the perfect taste of the south coast of England.
A diverse location of outstanding beauty, with stunning landscapes beaches and scenery Weymouth will also be home to the 2012 Olympic sailing events, and is a hot spot for water sports and leisure. With enticing shopping facilities and fine cuisine, Weymouth also offers a variety of other attractions.
Torquay is part of the stunning English Riviera. Torquay has plenty to offer including, Torquay Hotels, Torquay Accommodation, Restaurants and Attractions such as Torquay Zoo – Living Coasts. Torquay is a wonderful family holiday destination.
St Ives is the most famous of Cornish holiday towns, loved by many. With its golden sands and crystal blue waters, it invited you with such a warm and friendly welcome. St Ives has a mild sub-tropical climate, caused by the Gulf Stream. In this warm weather, you can enjoy many attractions such as the galleries, the gardens, the cafes and wonderful places to stay, as well as the history and culture that surrounds you.
Llandudno is the largest resort in Wales, situated between Great and Little Ormes. It has two fantastic beaches – North Shore and West Shore. Llandudno is a town of Victorian and Edwardian class and grandeur, yet it combines it so pleasantly with its contemporary attractions.
Blackpool is host to a number of fairgrounds, theatres, two aquariums, and the finest quality and variety of promenade entertainment. The beach itself is a Quality Coast Award winner.
Morecambes beautifully sunset lit bay is an esteemed wildlife habitat. The re-designed seafront promenade and stone jetty is a wonderful public art project, that welcomes you to visit this lovely town.
Whitby is a quaint little seaside town that steps back from the fast-paced modern life, and encourages you to stay relaxed and relish in the warm “old-world” charm.