Photographer’s competition shows UK beaches can beat anything the Caribbean has to offer

Bahamas or… Bamburgh? Photographs reveal eye-catching BRITISH seashores that may beat something the Caribbean has to supply

  • Photographers throughout England competed for the CEWE Better of Britain seaside pictures competitors 
  • The marketing campaign surveyed 2,000 folks on the nation’s favorite county and 58 per cent ranked Cornwall as prime
  • Devon acquired 42 per cent and Dorset given 24 per cent with pictures together with Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove
  •  Dyfed Wyn Roberts gained £300 his beautiful shot of the lighthouse on the Island of Anglesey in south Wales

By Phoebe Eckersley For Mailonline

Revealed: 17:22 EDT, 5 September 2019 | Up to date: 17:25 EDT, 5 September 2019


A collection of breathtaking photos of England’s seashores have been shortlisted for this years Better of Britain photograph competitors – and are giving the Caribbean a run for its cash.

Turquoise seas wash over white sand seashores throughout the UK’s shoreline and present Briton’s they don’t want to leap on a aircraft for a swim within the sea. 

Cornwall has been given 58 per cent of the vote for the nation’s greatest seashores – with stunning pictures of St Ives harbour and Kynance Cove included.

Lulworth Cove in Devon is pictured from the grassy banks as solar pours over the close by hills and glimmers throughout the water on this spectacular shot. The horse-shoe cove shaped about 10,000 years in the past and other people can take a ship from right here to Durdle Door which has additionally been featured in Better of Britain

Bamburgh Seashore in Northumberland was voted the UK’s general favorite seaside. The photographer Bridget Mellor instructed CEWE how she loves ‘the large open skies and the abundance of wildflowers, birds and hares’ within the space

Shepherd’s delight: A rosy-hued color washes throughout the rugged panorama and casts a dusty-pink over the Island of Anglesey in Wales on this gorgeous image which gained the competitors

Majestic: The three chalk formations at Outdated Harry’s Rock in Dorset are elegant within the night solar which dazzles throughout light sea. These ivory-white mounts was once a part of an extended stretch of chalk between Purbeck and the Isle of Wight earlier than erosion

Teams of individuals take to the water for a canoe or kayak journey on the light sea because the lifeboat station is captured jolting out of the water, at Tenby Seashore in Pembrokeshire, Wales. The boat is saved inside the trendy slipway station and prepared for any curious youngsters who wish to seize a peek

Jay Ingram-Seal reveals the beautiful coast of St Ives in Cornwall which has a shoreline that wraps round to Carbis Bay. When the tide is out, holiday-markers can meander their approach alongside to the opposite seaside

Cate Williams captured Kynance on vacation final 12 months and mentioned: ‘[It is] an actual gem with an excellent cafe, a part of the seaside is submerged because the tide is available in, however is accessible at low tide. The realm surrounded is owned by the Nationwide Belief. It’s an excellent place to relax, swim, snorkel or simply watch the world go by.’

Whereas Nicky Cassana captured a extra romantic shot of Lulworth Cove in Dorset, at sundown with the rays glimmering throughout the water.    

She mentioned: ‘This wonderful place lets you take pleasure in nature and the surroundings relaxes your thoughts and worries. It’s additionally an excellent location to remain out of the town. It’s a tremendous expertise to have a look at the attractive surroundings when the solar is slowing down. I like the very calm foreground of the cove and altering colors of the grass.’

Devon was given 42 per cent of the two,000 individuals who voted for Britain’s greatest seashores whereas Dorset acquired a meager 24. 

However the actual winner was Dyfed Wyn Roberts for his beautiful shot of the lighthouse on the Island of Anglesey in south Wales. The rosy-hued color washes throughout the sky over the rugged panorama on this gorgeous image which gained Dyfed £300 price of vouchers in the direction of a cottage vacation within the UK with a £50 voucher in the direction of making a photobook with Cewe. He mentioned he was ‘satisfied to bits’ at his unbelievable win.

Hidden paradise: The enduring hooked cove of Durdle Door tempts swimmers within the daylight behind a cluster of golden and magenta pink wild flowers. Dorset’s coast is likely one of the richest elements of Britain and Eire for crops with greater than 800 species recorded

Seabird’s haven: The jagged Bempton Cliffs in Yorkshire have additionally been given recognition within the competitors and are widespread with native wildlife – attracting practically a million seabirds yearly

Worbarrow Bay is nestled alongside the Jurassic Coast in Dorset and is designated by UNESCO as England’s solely pure World Heritage Web site. Right here the luminous blue waves swallow up the seaside which lies under the chalk cliffs

The UK is ‘spoilt for selection in the case of magnificence spots’, in accordance with Clare Moreton, Digital Advertising Director at CEWE. 

This implies the Bahamas could possibly be traded in for the Yorkshire coast with a barren strip of Filey Seashore snapped up in a mesmerising shot. The seaside stretches 5 miles with a Sculpture Path and seaside chalets – with a rugged panorama offering a substitute for the leafy palms within the Caribbean. 

Breathtaking: Filey Seashore in Yorkshire is fascinating and an everyday spot for beach-goers in the summertime because it stretches 5 miles with a Sculpture Path and seaside chalets

And who knew the Robin Hood’s Bay within the North York Moors Nationwide Park would offer such an idyllic haven from the city-scape

A baby-blue fishing boat approaches the harbour-side in Seahouses, Northumberland, after vacationers are taken on a visit to the Farne Islands

‘An actual gem’: Kynance Cove can also be a favorite spot within the county and is a ‘great spot to relax, swim, snorkel or simply watch the world go by’ in accordance with the photographer Cate Williams. The TV collection Poldark was filmed right here and has pulled in additional guests

Helen’s Bay in Northern Eire is a well-liked spot with crystal clear seas and is missed by the Crawfordsburn Nation Park. Vacation-makers ought to look out for Eider Geese and terns in the summertime – and a few might even see Porpoises and seals


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