UPDATE MAY 2020. PLEASE NOTE: The beachside businesses we love and mention below will be closed right now. Government advice is to avoid public transport so only travel by car. If you visit, remember to be mindful of the people who live locally, check whether car parks are open before you set off and adhere to social distancing guidelines on your walks.
As lockdown starts to slowly lift, we’ve started to think about what life will be like when we’re allowed to leave our homes and travel around our glorious coastline again. It’s been keeping those of us without a garden, balcony or nearby green space going over the last few months.
Holidays and weekend breaks are still off the cards for now, but we’ll be ready to get back out there as soon a we’re allowed. While we wait, here’s some fuel for your own day(trip)dreams: amazing places that are within easy reach of London, from countryside walking routes and areas of outstanding natural beauty to beaches. 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.
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