TripAdvisor Name Weymouth As Best Beach In UK

Weymouth beach. Punch and Judy on Weymouth beach. Named best beach in UK 2017.

Weymouth has been named as the number one best beach in UK by TripAdvisor. This marks the third year running that the beach has been in the top three of the Traveller’s Choice awards!  

TripAdvisor has released a list of the top 10 very best-rated beaches in the world, Europe and the UK. The top 10 list of best beaches is voted for by members of the public who enjoy life by the beach. The results were determined based on the excellent quality and number of traveller reviews for beaches over a 12-month period and Weymouth beach came out on top.

Dorset did really well overall with three beaches featuring in the top 10.

The Top 10 Best Beaches in UK 2017:

  1. Weymouth Beach
  2. Fistral Beach
  3. St. Brelade’s Bay Beach
  4. Luskentyre
  5. Woolacombe Beach
  6. Porthminster Beach
  7. Bournemouth Beach
  8. Rhossili Bay
  9. Perranporth Beach
  10. Hengistbury Head

Weymouth beach was also the ONLY UK beach to make it into the Trip Advisor top beaches in Europe list at number 9. See the other top 25 Beaches in Europe.

Visitors to Weymouth beach have praised the beautiful views, its cleanliness and the attractions. One 2017 reviewer commented “Wow this beach is still as wonderful as the first time I visited over 20 years ago. Lovely clean, stone-free sand and lots to do in this lovely place. Great for family fun – highly recommend.”

Weymouth Beach was also awarded the coveted Seaside Award from Keep Britain Tidy in 2015 which ensures visitors are guaranteed to find a clean, safe, attractive and well-managed coastal stretch.

TripAdvisor suggests that the best time to visit Weymouth is July-September; but all of Weymouth beaches are worth at least one visit or more all of the year round!

The low winter sun sets for the perfect backdrop to the beautiful scenery. Now it’s been named at the best beach in UK Weymouth is expecting a bumper summer season and is hopes to attract even more visitors throughout 2017.


Weymouth beach, number 1 beach in UK 2017