England Seaside Resorts Guide

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Popular Coastal Resorts in England

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Bournemouth

Dorset

seaside resort with seven miles of sandy beaches, award-winning gardens and plenty of water sports
clifftop parks and gardens - wooded ravines - large seaside villas and exclusive hotels - amusement arcades - nightclubs - shops - traditional pier - conference centre - close to New Forest

Torquay

Devon

Devon seaside resort with iconic palm trees, busy harbour and international marina
mild climate - semi-tropical gardens - busy harbour - entertainment - Victorian architecture - sandy beaches - multiple attractions

Blackpool

Lancashire

major seaside resort with vibrant night life and entertainment, known for its Autumn illuminations
Blackpool Tower - Pleasure Beach theme park - candy floss - amusements - Autumn illuminations - wide choice of accommodation - shows and entertainment

Brighton

East Sussex

popular year-round south coast seaside resort within easy reach of London
regency architecture - seafront promenade - traditional pier - flamboyant Royal Pavilion - antiques - shopping in The Lanes - arts and culture - pubs and retaurants - marina

Newquay

Cornwall

surfing capital of Britain
excellent sandy beaches - lively nightlife - multiple activities - spectacular cliffs - restaurants and shops

Scarborough

Yorkshire

quintessential Victorian resort
safe beaches - shopping - parks and gardens - Victorian-themed fun fair - 12th century castle - amusements - boat trips - Sea Life centre

Eastbourne

East Sussex

popular Victorian seaside resort
close to South Downs - Victorian pier - award-winning beach - chalk cliffs - floral gardens - good touring centre

Southport

Merseyside

second longest pier in England
sandy beach - spectacular pier - shopping - several golf courses - pier pavilion - miniature railway - art gallery

Whitby

Yorkshire

historic maritime centre
overlooked by 13th century abbey ruins - unspoilt character - cobbled streets - busy harbour - several museums - heritage lifeboat - Captain Cook - Dracula
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