Bamburgh wins Best Seaside again
A tiny village on the Northumberland coast has topped a ranking of Britain’s best seaside resorts for the second year in a row.
Bamburgh came first out of 87 destinations in a survey of more than 4,300 people by consumer group Which?.
It received the maximum of five stars for its beaches, seafront, peace and quiet, scenery and value for money – with an overall score of 87%.
UK seaside locations have enjoyed a surge in popularity during the pandemic, with many people opting for domestic holidays rather than overseas trips.
Bamburgh, which has a population of around 400, boasts a historic and imposing castle with a pretty cricket pitch below, miles of beaches with clean sand and rock pools and the wildlife of the nearby Farne Islands.
Which? said respondents to this year’s survey praised Bamburgh’s beauty, describing the clifftop castle as “spectacular”.
The top five in their survey are:
1. Bamburgh, Northumberland 87%
2. Llandudno, Conwy 86%
3. St Andrews, Fife 84%
=4. Dartmouth, Devon 83%
=4. Tenby, Pembrokeshire 83%Published: by Radio NewsHub