A trip to the seaside is a true British constitution. There's nothing like catching a first sight of the sea or the first whiff of a fish and chip shop! With the sea breeze in your hair as you drag your luggage into your hotel; you’re ready to embrace the British seaside!
The seaside conjures up happy family memories for many and gives the opportunity to create many more from generation to generation. Everyone remembers their trips to the seaside; eating fish and chips, relaxing by the beach with a bucket and spade and spending the journey home trying to get the sand off your feet!
Spending the week by the seaside really does take you on a trip down memory lane and it’s perfect for getting rid of any loose change in the penny machines! No matter how many times you try to resist, you will always end up on a claw machine in a bid to win a cuddly toy!
The UK's coastline is so diverse it offers up a vast choice of seaside resorts for any taste or budget. From the bright lights and hustle and bustle of Europe's busiest resort, Blackpool, to the calm and thought provoking Cornish Coastal village of King Arthur's Tintagel - the UK really does have it all.
The South and South West see some really big hitters when it comes to seaside favourites. Choose from Newquay, Torquay or Bournemouth, or you could spend the weekend strolling down the pebble beaches of Brighton. Explore the Isle of Wight or take a break from the sand and ramble through the shops and the harbours in Folkestone. There’s plenty to choose from!
Further north traditional resorts such as Great Yarmouth, Llandudno and Scarborough are on the menu; where you’ll find plenty of things to do and the weather is still just as good! Don’t forget about British favourite, Blackpool! We provide stays across the year, even during the winter months for the famous Blackpool Illuminations!
To some a perfect seaside short break would be to while away the day, sitting, relaxing and watching the world go by in a pretty Cornish Harbour Village. To others it's the thrill and excitement of fairground rides, arcades and pier attractions from dawn until dusk! Don’t forget about Blackpool’s Pleasure Beach or Brighton Pier’s thrill rides for the real adrenaline rush!
It’s not all about the beaches; all seaside resorts have plenty of attractions dotted around! You have Peasholm Park in Scarborough, or Brighton’s Royal Pavilion and Museum.
Most will agree that a trip to the seaside must include an ice cream with a flake and raspberry sauce or a crafty bag of fish and chips with lashings of salt and vinegar; they always taste so much better by the sea!
You also can’t beat ending the day with a drink or two in a pub by the seafront, seeing the seagulls finding their last few bites of the day and watching everyone return to their hotels or bed and breakfasts; getting ready for their impending night out!
Here at ukbreakaways.com we feature some of the most popular seaside destinations around and have something for everyone. Whether it’s a quick weekend trip away or a more traditional week by the sea we have it covered, seaside breaks are perfect for both families.
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