Best Summer Holiday Destinations in the UK

Posted by on July 1, 2016

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Who says Britain is not an ideal place to be in the summer? The heatwave is real and it is not friendly. Perhaps it is time to discover what the UK has to offer. Here are a few of the best beaches to visit, places to eat, and things to do if you are spending the summer in the UK.

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Hidden Beaches of the UK

There are many places to discover, including the best spots along the coastline, such as the double coves that can be found in Devon. The same mesmerizing view can be found on the coast of Norfolk for enjoyable seaside walks. Likewise, you can bask on the white sands of Scotland if you are really passionate about beaches. The best hidden beaches include the Chapel Porth in Cornwall, Broadsands in North Devon, Worbarrow Bay and Eype beach in Dorset.

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Best Cafes and Restaurants on the Beach

There are many places near the beaches of the UK to enjoy the summer. If basking under the sun is not appealing to you, then you can always spend the summer along the best beach cafes, seafood shacks or seaside restaurants. The UK has a lot of places that should make your stay worthwhile. Some of the best restaurants and cafes include the Watergate Bay in Cornwall, Rick Stein’s Seafood Restaurant in Padstow, and Porthminster Beach Café in St Ives.

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Best Ice Cream in the UK

If you are still not comfortable just by staying on the sidelines of the best beaches, you can always visit seaside parlours for some of the best ice cream or sorbet. Cooling off should not be so boring and lifeless, London gelato bars are plentiful for those who want to spend the summer without being bothered by the extreme heat. Ice cream parlours can be found in Cornwall at Treleavens, Isle of Wight at Minghella, and Devon at Otter Valley Dairy.

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Photos by: Hughie O’ConnorIan Penningtonjojo nicdao and John Keogh

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