” You can’t stop the wave but you can learn how to surf ”
One of my biggest dreams have always been to learn how to surf. So I found some on the best surfing spots in United Kingdom to share with you. As we all know the weather is not the best for surfing but that doesn’t stop people finding the biggest waves. I love beach and everything about it, we have some beautiful beaches here in United Kingdom, so if you are visiting definitely check them out.
- Watergate Bay beach, Cornwall
Watergate Bay is a 2 mile beach set in a valley between Newquay and Padstow. The beach is perfect for sports, events, surfing, kitesurfing, waveski, hand planing and stand-up paddlesurfing. Watergate Bay is also a growing foodie destination, home to Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Cornwall, The Beach Hut and The Watergate Bay Hotel’s bars and restaurants and it’s just such an amazing place.
- Saltburn by the sea, North Yorkshire, England
Saltburn by the Sea has maintained much of its original charm as a Victorian seaside resort including its pier, the colourful Italian Gardens and walks through Riftswood. The view is beautiful.
- Pease Bay beach, Borders, Scotland
Pease Bay has a beautiful sandy beach, flanked by sandstone cliffs and rocky outcrops. The location is stunning, and the presence of an award-winning holiday park makes this a popular destination for families. There are a variety of walks in the area, and Pease Dean Wildlife Reserve, a short walk from the beach offers footpaths leading through woodland.
- Llangennith beach, Gower, Wales
Llangennith beach is situated on the western edge of the Gower Peninsula. Dog-friendly, family-friendly and great for watersports. During the summer this beach is very popular indeed, during the winter be prepared to get seriously blasted by the Westerly winds. If you are a surfer then this is one of South Wales’s best spots and can reach 10ft+ faces when the swell is good.
- Sennen Cove beach, Cornwall
On the Sennen Cove beach there are top rate surfing conditions. Sennen’s friendly atmosphere and the beautiful views makes it one of the UK’s most breathtaking locations. Near the middle of the beach a shallow valley with a small stream runs down to the sea. It’s worth going there and experience it your own eyes.
- Bantham beach, Devon
Bigbury Bay itself is a shallow sandy bay, which makes Bantham an ideal beach for swimming and paddling for all the family. Owing to the natural topography of the bay, Bantham also has a reputation as one of the best surf beaches in Devon. At low tide the beach opens up to reveal acres of shallow sandy pools warming up quickly in the sun to create ideal play areas for everyone.
- Bournemouth beach, England
Bournemouth’s stunning coastline is full of action all year round as it hosts fantastic events and festivals. This beach was voted bet beach in UK, everybody loves it. In the summer Bournemouth beach may get a little too popular for some, but there are plenty of alternatives along this seven mile stretch of sand.
- Freshwater West beach, Pembrokeshire
This sand and rocky beach is the hunting ground of the surfer always on the look out for that perfect wave- a surfers paradise. It’s the best place to go to watch the surfing the beach is wide and sandy. There’s a rocky reef at the southern end and some quiet bays at the other. Freshwater West has featured in two recent films – Ridley Scott’s Robin Hood and
also Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. How cool is that?! The south westerly facing beach is popular with surfers and is often regarded as one of Wales’ best surfing spots.
- Longsands beach, Tynemouth
Tynemouth Longsands is one of the many beautiful North East beaches. It attracts people from across the region with its stunning golden sands that stretch for a mile, as well as rocks, dunes and cliffs. The Blue Flag award-winning beach is popular all-year round, offering great walks,views and even national surfing championships.
If you decide to visit some of these great surfing locations let me know and share some pictures, I would love to see! x
Hope you enjoyed this post. Until next time.
// Wonderseeker //