UPDATE JULY 2020. PLEASE NOTE: The beachside businesses we love and mention below might be closed right now. Government advice is to avoid public transport if possible. Please remember to be mindful of the people who live locally and adhere to social distancing guidelines on your walks.
There are few things more appealing than a day at the beach, especially after months of lockdown in the city. Luckily London is within two hours of some of the best beaches in the UK, from the wilds of Camber Sands to the eerie beauty of bleak Dungeness.
As lockdown starts to slowly lift, it’s such a treat to be able to travel around our glorious coastline or book holidays in the UK again. If you’re planning an escape, or after some salty sea air this weekend, here’s some fuel for your day(trip)dreams: amazing places that are within easy reach of London, from coastal walking routes in areas of outstanding natural beauty to good old fashioned seaside towns.
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