Beaches

Beaches

Stay Here: Roslin Beach Hotel, Thorpe Bay, Essex

This luxury coastal retreat near Southend, with its sunset views, is less than an hour from London

Beaches

So you’ve never been to…Bray, Co Wicklow

Did you know this seaside resort – the longest standing in the country- was built as the Brighton of Ireland?

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So you’ve never been to…St Leonard’s-on-sea, East Sussex

Hastings’ more chilled sister now boasts a slew of independent food, drink and shopping options

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So you’ve never been to…Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex

It’s not the rowdiest coastal town but Bexhill’s cutting-edge De La Warr Pavilion and stunning promenade are a must

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Stay Here: Space2Stay, Folkestone

For a unique break on the Kent Coast, try this Scandi-style wood cabin in the heart of the Creative Quarter

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A Beginner’s Guide to…Canvey Island, Essex

If you do one thing on this underrated coastline, drive to the Labworth Cafe for a coffee and stroll on the sandy beach

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48 Hours in Newquay, Cornwall

Want to swerve the crowds completely at the wildly popular resort? Try an out-of-season visit

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48 Hours in Falmouth, Cornwall

It’s so much better in the autumn, said every local we met. They weren’t kidding

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A giant inflatable head of Tina Turner is coming to Margate

It’s Dreamland’s witty answer to the famous art prize arriving in town this autumn. Geddit?