Dorset Beaches Named in UK's Top 10

Three of Dorset's beaches have been named in the UK's top 10 according to a new survey.

Hengistbury Head in Bournemouth, Weymouth Beach and Sandbanks in Poole were all named by beach lovers, in the poll for TripAdvisor.

See the full list below:

1. Rhossili Bay, Rhossili, Swansea

2. Woolacombe Beach, Woolacombe, Devon

3. Porthminster Beach, St Ives, Cornwall

4. Longsands Beach, Newcastle upon Tyne

5. Hengistbury Head, Bournemouth, Dorset

6. Fistral Beach, Newquay, Cornwall

7. Weymouth Beach, Weymouth, Dorset

8. Sandbanks, Poole, Dorset

9. Filey Beach, Filey, Yorkshire

10. St Brelade's Bay Beach, Jersey