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Britain is blessed with many wonderful seaside resorts that range from pretty fishing villages to vibrant cities. With such a wonderful range on offer there is certain to be a seaside locations which is perfect for you.

One of the most popular seaside resorts in the UK is the city of Brighton. Nestled at the foot of the South Downs National Park along England southern coast Brighton is one of the trendiest cities in Europe. Brighton is famed for its laid back, liberal culture which has seen it become one of the most fashionable destinations to visit in Europe. The city has a wonderful seafront full of beautiful regency buildings which are full of trendy boutiques, art galleries, restaurants and cafes to allow you to sip your skinny latte while watching the sea lap the shore.

North Devon offers some of the best coastline you will find in England. The area is full of fantastic beaches, which are ideal for families, couples and sports enthusiasts. For those who want to spend their days building sandcastles and playing Frisbee why not head to Woolacombe with its three miles of golden sandy beach. For those that would like a nice romantic stroll why not head to Saunton Sands with miles of sandy beaches and dunes to explore. And for all you surfers out there why not head to Croyde, this fashionable village is a heaven for surfers who flock here from all over the country.

Torquay is the jewel in the crown of the English Riviera, that famous stretch of the Devon coast that runs along the beautiful Torbay. Torquay along with the other English Riviera resorts of Paignton and Brixham have been attracting tourist for centuries and remain as popular as ever. A Torbay holiday offers great attractions and sights not matter what your age with something on offer for everyone from toddlers to OAP’s.

The ancient cobbled street fishing town of Whitby is a seaside town which offers something a little different. There is a magical feel about this town which lies along the stunning Yorkshire coastline, perhaps this is why the town was immortalised in Bram Stokers Dracula. The Author sought a huge amount of inspiration from the town and used as a location in the book. To this day the town retains its mystical air with an annual Gothic Festival.

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