The UK has some amazing beaches for your next holiday.

If you’re planning a seaside getaway this year, choosing a location close to the beach and main attractions can take the stress out of finding a beachside parking spot during peak holiday times. All the locations featured on this list have motorhome campsites within a short walk of the beach, leaving you with more time to enjoy your holiday.


Three Cliffs Bay, Swansea

Three Cliffs Bay Swansea

Three Cliffs Bay is a picturesque sandy beach backed by three limestone cliffs on the South Coast of Swansea, South Wales. Enjoy the beautiful coastal setting in the Gower Area of Natural Beauty. The cliffs offer panoramic views that are perfect for a picnic or for budding photographers to capture the beauty of the Gower Peninsula.

The Three Cliffs Holiday park is just a short walk from the beach, allowing you to make the most of the coastal location, with parking also available just 400m from the bay.


Blackpool Sands, Devon

Blackpool Sands Beach Devon

Blackpool Sands golden beach is set in a in a sheltered sandy bay, perfect for families to enjoy a day relaxing at the beach. The clear blue waters are also perfect for swimming or sailing, and you can grab a bite to eat at the Venus Café serving organic and locally produced food.

There are several sites nearby for Motorhome camping including Leonards Cove Holiday Village and Dartmouth Camping and Caravanning Club.


Whitley Bay Beach, Northumberland

St Marys Lighthouse Whitley

Whitley Bay is perfect for a traditional family seaside holiday, with shops, cafés and attractions for all ages just a short walk from the golden sands of Whitley Bay Beach. You can take a walk along the sands to the historic St Mary’s Lighthouse or check out some of the annual events held at the Whitley Bay plaza overlooking the beach.

Nearby motorhome camping spots include the family friendly Whitley Bay Holiday Park and Old Hartley Caravan and Motorhome Club Site.


Woolacombe Beach, Devon

Sandy beach with coloured beach huts

Woolacombe Beach is an award-winning beach that is frequently named as one of the best beaches in the UK, and for good reason! The 3 mile stretch of sandy beach on Devon’s north coast is a popular spot with both families and surfers alike, with plenty of seaside shops, cafés and restaurants in the nearby Woolacombe Village.

Motorhome camping pitches are available at Woolacombe Sands Holiday Park  and other local sites allowing you to make the most of both the beach and village during your stay.


Whitby Sands, North Yorkshire

Whitby town overlooking sandy beach

The charming seaside town of Whitby in South Yorkshire boasts several stretches of beautiful coastline around the River Esk, including Sandsend Dog Friendly beach. West Cliff Beach offers a traditional seaside experience with colourful beach huts, deckchair and windbreak hire. There is lots on offer to keep kids entertained too including a children’s paddling pool and donkey rides.

Whitby has plenty of options for motorhome camping, with Sandfield House Farm a stone’s throw from the main beach and Sandsend Dog Friendly Beach. Whitby Park and Lythe Caravan and Campsite are also close by offering motorhome touring pitches.


Formby Beach, Merseyside

Sandy path between two sand dunes

Formby Beach in Merseyside is set in a National Trust conservation area and is a great location for anyone wanting to holiday in the North West without heading to one of the bigger seaside towns. You can enjoy Formby’s golden sandy beach and observe some rare wildlife on the nearby Red Squirrel Walk.

Formby Point Caravan Park is a very short walk from the beach, which is ideal for busier times of the year where beachside parking is limited.


Holkham Beach, Norfolk

Holkham Beach

Holkham Beach is a beautiful unspoiled stretch of sandy coastline perfect for families and nature lovers. Holkham National Nature reserve is one of England’s largest nature reserves and home to many rare species of flora and fauna.

Pinewoods Caravan Park is close by with touring pitches available for motorhome camping.


Eyemouth Beach, Scotland

Cliff tops overlooking the sea

Eyemouth Beach on the Scottish Borders is a quaint sandy beach on the Scottish Borders, set in the bustling coastal town of Eyemouth. The beach itself is backed by a working harbour, with rock pools appearing at low tide, and Eyemouth town offers plenty of shops, places to eat and amusements for the whole family.

Eyemouth Holiday Park is only a 5-minute walk from the beach, perfectly situated for easy access to both the town and coastline.


Brighton Beach, East Sussex

Brighton beach and pier

Brighton is vibrant and lively seaside town boasting a 5.5 mile stretch of shingle beach often named as one of the top destinations for a city each break. Many of its historical attractions were built in the Victorian era, giving the seaside a charming traditional feel. You can take a stroll down the famous Brighton Pier, visit the Brighton Pavilion or try out one of the many sports on offer including paddleboarding, kayaking and beach volleyball.

Brighton Caravan and Motorhome Club Campsite is close by, perfectly situated for the beach and the city itself.


Freshwater West Beach, Pembrokeshire

Freshwater west beach

Freshwater West Beach in Pembrokeshire is one of the top surfing locations in Wales, and set in the beautiful Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. Freshwater West has been used as a location for many films including Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and Ridley Scott’s Robin Hood. The beach is also dog friendly, with a café open from Spring to early Autumn for refreshments.

There are several campsites nearby with motorhome pitches including Newton Farm campsite and National Trust Gupton Farm campsite.