Forget kiss-me-quick hats, sticks of rock and funfairs – Britain’s favourite seaside spots now offer space, peace and pristine beaches.
Bamburgh, in Northumberland, with its vast sandy beach and castle view, has been named the country’s best-loved coastal destination.
It is one of a number of smaller, less crowded holiday resorts that have been listed as the nation’s favourites for a staycation visit.
Bamburgh in Northumberland, pictured, has been named the country’s best-loved coastal destination in a Which? ranking
Tables by Which? that show the ranking of nearly 100 coastal towns and villages across Britain
The survey of members by Which? is bad news for louder and more traditional destinations, particularly Skegness, Weston-super-Mare, Ilfracombe and Margate.
With more people expected to book a holiday at home than ever before as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the consumer champion sought out views on Britain’s coastal towns and villages.
The survey of more than 4,000 people ranked nearly 100 towns and villages and put Bamburgh at the top with a customer score of 85 per cent, with five stars for its beaches, tourist attractions and scenery…