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    Filey is named Beach of the Year 2018 by The Times

    Filey Beach, which is right on Primrose Valley’s doorstep, has been named the UK’s Beach of the Year 2018 by The Times newspaper.

    Journalist Chris Haslam describes the beach on the North Yorkshire coastline as being ‘magic’ and retaining the heart of the Great British seaside.

    He explains, “This magic is an alchemy of ozone and vinegar, shrieking gulls and giggling kids, salt on your face, sand in your ears, the thump and the hiss of the surf, and a childlike sense of endless possibilities.”

    You can visit Primrose Valley to check out this Filey Beach this summer

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    You can even enjoy a lovely walk down to the beautiful seaside town of Filey along the beach from Primrose Valley. And the greater news is it’s also right next door to our lovely Reighton Sands.

    Filey Beach

    The same newspaper also gave out regional awards for Best Beach with Porthcurno, a 40 minute drive from Riviere Sands, was handed the title for Cornwall.

    Porthcurno Beach

    Durley Chine, in Bournemouth, near Rockley Park, was the winner for the South of England.

    Durley Chine

    Cromer, less than an hour from Caister-on-Sea picked up the gong for the Best Beach in the East of England.


    Have you visited any of these beaches? What did you think? Are there any you believe should have won? Let us know in the comment section below!