Posted on: 15th June 2010

Brave Enough To Take A Dip?…


With its 11,000 or so miles of coastline Britain is home to an abundance of beaches – find out which beaches have been earmarked as Britain’s best for swimmers, according to the Times newspaper.

When on holiday at an unknown beach it is obviously important to look out for and obey the appropriate flags in order to stay safe. Beaches offer different aspects such as certain tides, size and speed of waves and wind, cleanliness and temperature. However, when you head to the following shores you should be in for a treat.

Swimmers, it seem you should be taking your UK holiday at the South and South West England. The top 5 beaches are located in these areas – specific areas are Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and West Sussex.

Here is the list of the top 5 beaches for swimmers in 2010

1st – Mill Bay/Nanjizal near Land’s End, Cornwall
2nd – Crackington Haven Cornwall
3rd – Barricane shell beach Woolacombe, Devon
4th – Purbeck plunge pools Worth Matravers, Dorset
5th – East Head West Wittering, West Sussex

These beaches made it into the top 5 with a combination of low tides, deep shelves, clearness of the water and the calmness of shallow lagoons.

If you get pleasure from the water of the sea then no doubt you should also like the warm, bubbling water of a hot tub. Enjoy a getaway break to Cornwall and take in the beaches, local sights and attractions. Discover the beauty of the South West shores in style by staying at a cottage a glamping trip, converted barn or lodge with a hot tub. There is a wide range of holiday accommodation to select from which is ideally located so you can find out for yourself just why these beaches have been named Britain’s best for swimmers.


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