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    Discover the best beaches in the UK this year!

    TripAdvisor have just announced their Top 25 beaches in the UK, Europe and the World , which is all very exciting. Even more exciting is that out of the Top 10 beaches in the UK, five of them are at most 20mins from some of our parks! Let’s find out how close you could be to some of the best beaches in the UK!

    Weymouth Beach – Weymouth, Dorset

    First up is Weymouth Beach, which ranked 2nd in the UK and 8th in Europe! This glorious beach is only a 5 min drive from Weymouth Bay Holiday Park and Seaview Holiday Park and a 11 minute drive from Littlesea Holiday Park. This is must visit when down in Dorset, especially as it is just minutes from the historic harbour and town centre.

    (Source: flickr - Attila Pasek)

    (Source: flickr – Attila Pasek)

    Porthminster Beach – St Ives, Cornwall

    Coming in 5th, 6th and 7th are beaches in Cornwall! The first of which is Porthminster Beach, only a 22 minute drive from Riviere Sands Holiday Park, the golden sand and palm trees give a tropical feel to the whole area.

    (Source: flickr)

    (Source: flickr)

    Perranporth Beach – Perranporth, Cornwall

    Now this is a real treat, Perranporth Beach has come in 6th, but what is really exciting is that Perran Sands Holiday Park has direct access to this beach. The beach spans a vast area and with so much space comes the feeling that you have the place to yourself. It even made it into the Marine Conservation Society Good Beach Guide Recommended 2014 and was noted for having excellent water quality.

    Source: Grant Lampard flickr

    (Source: Grant Lampard – Flickr)

    Fistral Beach – Newquay, Cornwall

    Coming in at number 7 is the Fistral Sands, Newquays famous beach! If you fancy a trip here it is only 18 minutes from Perran Sands Holiday Park.

    (Source: flickr - Andrew Kearton)

    (Source: flickr – Andrew Kearton)

    Sandbanks Beach – Poole, Dorset

    Last but definitely not least is Sandbanks beach which comes in at number 10. Only 20 minutes from Rockley Park in Poole, this beach boasts beautiful Dorset views and is situated in the 4th most expensive place to live in the world, so keep your eye of out for the odd celebrity!

    sandbanks flickr

    (Source: flickr)

    Have you been to any of these beaches? Are you interested in becoming an owner to discover the local area? Let us know in the comments below!