A view of Singapore skyline from Marina Bay Sands.
1 Bournemouth, Dorset, England
Cornwall's beaches are considered some of the best in the land (and indeed, a number of them feature in this list), so it's a great coup that Bournemouth has knocked last year's winner, St Ives, off the top spot. Recent investment in the area of around £11 million has been key, says TripAdvisor's spokesperson Emma Shaw. The pier has been refurbished and brightly coloured beach huts line the shore. Tripadvisor user Barbara G describes it succinctly: "Miles of golden sand. Can walk by the sea for miles. Relaxing and peaceful."
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No, actually, it should read the best beaches in the SOUTH of England. But hey don't knock it - let's us northerners keep our secret bits of paradise to ourselves.
Britain's best beaches,
Nice to see that the winner is the only one which doesn't show the beach...........
( unless its the opening picture which shows the huts)
It would have been nice to see why it had won.
Well done msn.