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Top spots for a seaside getaway less than 2 hours from London 🏖

Explore the fantastic coastline the UK has to offer. Little villages, gorgeous bays and dramatic cliffs are only 2 hours away from London🌞

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Mateys, the charm of the British seaside may feel worlds apart from the lively city of London, but the truth is that a quick getaway to the beach is more accessible than you might imagine.

We've put together a list of the seven best seaside holidays less than two hours away from London, as well as the accomodation that is available for this summer and perfect for weekend getaways. 🏖

7 Best Seaside Holidays in the UK 🏖:

Below we have prepared a search for two nights for two people in July. Once you have clicked on the link you can easily adjust your preferences.

1. Hastings: an old pirate town 🏴‍☠️️

Things to do in Hastings: Explore the Hastings pier, walk along the broadway, visit the Hastings castle and grab the best coffee at Sham City Roasters.

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2. Broadstairs: a small quaint town famous for its chalk cliffs 🏖

Things to do in Broadstairs: visit Joss Bay and go for a surf, grab ice-cream at Morelli’s, a retro ice-cream parlour and spend the day at Viking Beach.

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3. Ramsgate: the perfect spot of rest and recreation 👙

Things to do in Ramsgate: take a walk to Pegwell Village, grab fish and chips from Peter's Fish Factory and watch the sun go down whilst enjoying a pint at Royal Harbour Brasserie.

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4. Whitstable: famous for its ocean-fresh oysters and seafood 🍤

Things to do in Whitstable: grab a bite at Whitstable harbour, enjoy the seaside views from Tankerton Slopes and shop in harbour market.

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5. Margate: sandy beaches and out-of-this-world sunsets 🌇

Things to do in Margate: visit Dreamland Margate, spend some time on Margates Main Sands, take a scroll through Margate Old Town and enjoy the views from Margate Harbour Arm.

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6. Folkestone: great for familiy getaways 👨‍👩‍👧‍👧

Things to do in Folkestone: walk down Folkestone Old High Street / Creative Quarter, grab fish and chips from the Smokehouse and visit Folkestone Harbour Arm.

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7. Dover: white cliffs, museums and historic buildings 🖼

Things to do in Dover: walk up the White Cliffs, visit Dover Castle and visit St Margaret’s Bay.

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