Top 5 Traditional British Seaside Holidays

Top 5 Traditional British Seaside Holidays

There is nothing quite like a traditional seaside holiday resort whether its the kiss me quick hats, donkey rides across the sandy beach, relaxing in a deck chair on a Victorian pier or taking a gentle stroll along the promenade.

We love a great seaside holiday and for families it makes memories that last a lifetime... digging that first sand castle, laughing at a Punch & Judy show or eating ice creams, rock and candy floss.

So where should you head for a great seaside cottage holiday experience, here are 5 of the best traditional British seaside resorts...

1. Scarborough, North East England

Scarborough, North East England. Where better to start than where the traditional British seaside began. Scarborough on the Yorkshire coast became known as a seaside town as far back as the 18th Century when sea bathing was considered medicinal. Scarborough has everything you would expect and love from a traditional British seaside town - sandy beaches, promenade etc - but it has also moved with the times... there are plenty great attractions, trendy bars and restaurants to keep the whole family entertained.

2. Bournemouth, South West England

Bournemouth, South West England. With mile upon mile of clean and family friendly sandy beaches Bournemouth is a perfect seaside destination. Beaches with Blue Flag Awards, long promenade, not one but two piers, and quite literally thousands of deck chairs.

3. Brighton, South East England

Brighton, South East England. Known for its bohemian glamour and chic, Brighton in Sussex also fufils the role of seaside town so well. From the amusement packed Brighton Pier to deck chairs on the pebbly beach, colourful beach huts and the Rock and Novelty Postcard shops Brighton is a World of fun.

4. Southwold, East England

Southwold, East England. Not all classic British seaside holidays are known for their tackiness! Southwold definitely qualifies as the other sort of British seaside resort. Southwold in Suffolk is a sleepy, more genteel seaside holiday with a great sandy beach and wonderful pier that is a perfect place to relax.

5. Llandudno, North Wales

Llandudno, North Wales. A Victorian holiday favourite, Llandudno is a traditional British seaside resort that has retained much of this Victorian architecture and splendour. Check out the wonderful pier and enjoy walking the esplanade.

 

Do you agree with our Seaside Holiday Selection?

So that is out top 5 for traditional British seaside holidays but there are so many great British seaside towns that we are sure you will have other favourites for this list. Should we have included Blackpool or Bognor Regis, how about Newquay or Great Yarmouth?

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