This is one of the best sandy beaches near London, Botany has a very classy vibe to it.
A place you should visit at least once. It’s a predominantly shingle beach, Hastings beach is kept in place by a series of groynes.
If you’re looking for a fun-filled weekend away, Folkestone Kent is the perfect destination.
To access the island, you need to go via the Strood, essentially a Roman road linking the island with the mainland.
Probably one of the most popular beaches with Londoners looking to escape the city smog, Margate beach on the Kent coast is full of charm.