The best beach in the UK revealed with huge stretch of golden sand and shallow waters – and it's perfect for kids | The Sun

THE best beach in the UK has been revealed – and it has huge stretches of golden sand.

And people have praised it for having shallow waters and amazing fish and chips.

The best beach was revealed by The Times and Sunday Times' annual best beaches guide.

And Weymouth Beach came in number one on the list of 50 seasides across the UK.

The research looked at a number of criteria including safety, parking and shops.

According to the study, Weymouth took the top spot due to its "litter-free sands, first-class facilities and great chippies".

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And readers also praised the "wide sandy beach, the lifeguards, the shallow waters that are safe for children, the Georgian backdrop and a bucket and spade sharing scheme".

It's also a bargain to stay, with cheap breaks available at the nearby Haven Weymouth Bay Holiday Park.

Chris Haslam, Chief Travel Writer at the Times and Sunday Times, said: “As families flock to the British coastlines this summer, and tourists migrate to more northerly latitudes, beaches in Britain could be on the cusp of a new golden age.

"This is the most comprehensive and detailed beach guide available, and the only one in which every stretch of sand, pebbles or shingle has been physically inspected within the past eight weeks.

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"The weather was magnificent throughout, and when the sun is shining – our beaches are the most beautiful on earth."

The research also named the best beaches in each region across the UK.

In the east, Holkham in Norfolk to the top spot with many praising the clean beach and dunes.

Bamburgh in Northumberland, which is often voted one of the best in the country, took the top spot for the north while the Southeast's best beach was West Wittering in West Sussex.

The best Scottish beach was Moray's Findhorn with amazing sealife while Rhossili Bay in Wales was also named top for the country.

And Ballycastle in Northern Ireland won out for the harbour and ferry services.

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