Three Top UK Beaches Are In Yorkshire

TripAdvisor's announced it's top 25 UK beaches for 2016, and 3 of them are here in Yorkshire!

Filey Beach, Whitby Beach and Scarborough Beach all feature in the top 15.

But it's Devon's Woolacombe Beach that's been named the UK's best rated beach for the second year in a row.

The beach boasts a three-mile long stretch of golden sand and rolling, unbroken surf which makes it the ideal hotspot for surfers.

The sheer length of the beach means that there is no shortage of sand to sit down and relax on during the busy summer months.


1 Woolacombe Beach  Woolacombe Devon
2 Weymouth Beach  Weymouth Dorset
3 St. Brelade's Bay Beach  St. Brelade Jersey
4 Rhossili Bay  Rhossili South Wales
5 Porthmeor Beach  St Ives Cornwall
6 Fistral Beach  Newquay Cornwall
7 Porthminster Beach  St Ives Cornwall
8 Perranporth Beach  Perranporth Cornwall
9 Hengistbury Head  Bournemouth Dorset
10 Luskentyre  Isle of Harris The Hebrides
11 Bournemouth Beach Bournemouth Dorset
12 Filey Beach  Filey Yorkshire
13 Sandbanks Poole Dorset
14 Whitby Beach  Whitby Yorkshire
15 Scarborough Beach  Scarborough Yorkshire
16 Porthgwidden Beach  St Ives Cornwall
17 Gorleston Beach  Gorleston-on-Sea East Anglia
18 Porth Beach Newquay Cornwall
19 Crantock Beach  Crantock Cornwall
20 Barafundle Beach  Stackpole Pembrokeshire
21 Nairn Beach  Nairn Scottish Highlands
22 Wells Next The Sea Beach Wells-next-the-Sea East Anglia
23 Barmouth Beach Barmouth North Wales
24 Goodrington Sands Paignton Devon
25 Castle Beach  Tenby Pembrokeshire


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