Looking for a beach staycation? With so many fantastic beaches on our doorstep, spanning everywhere from Cornwall to the Scottish islands, it can be hard to choose which ones to visit. Thankfully, we’ve helped you decide on the best beaches in the UK, based on water clarity, cleanliness, and popularity.
Want to see for yourself? Click on the icons below to discover the most desirable beaches in the UK, or filter them by England, Scotland or Wales.
You can also click to see the top ten beaches in the UK by the number of Instagram posts, water clarity and cleanliness. Happy staycation!