Snapshot: 25 Photos of British Seaside Towns

The end of summer is nearing but it’s not quite here. There are plenty of seaside spots to hit up in the UK. If you aren’t able to make it in person, you can enjoy the splendor with this snapshot:

A picture within a picture, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England. (AP)

A picture is worth a thousand words, Scarborough, England. (AP)

The cornish fishing village in St. Ives, Cornwall ... (AP

This fishing village is one of the UK’s most popular spots, St. Ives, Cornwall. (AP)

Southend on Sea (AP)

The housing beats out the Jersey Shore, Southend-on-Sea, England. (AP)

Frisbees not included, East Sussex, England (AP)

Eastbourne (AP)

This town holds the title of sunniest place in Great Britain, Eastbourne, England. (AP)

Newcastle (AP)

One of the best kept secrets, Newcastle, Northern Ireland. (AP)

All Wales Coast Path

The All Wales Path stretches the length of the Welsh coastline, 870 miles. (AP)

Worthing (AP)

There’s plenty to do besides soaking up the sun, Worthing, England. (AP)

Whitehaven (AP)

This port is located outside the Lake District National Park, Whitehaven, England.(AP)

Happisburgh (AP)

This village in Norfolk is four square miles, Happisburgh, England. (AP)

Weston-super-Mare (AP)

This seaside resort is just super, Weston-super-Mare, England. (AP)

Brighton Beach (AP)

We might be stating the obvious, but get to the beach early, Brighton, England. (AP)

Brighton Pier (AP)

The Brighton Pier is home to 1,772 feet of fun, Brighton, England (AP)

Bournemouth (AP)

Here’s a typical seaside holiday rental, Bournemouth, England. (AP)

Brighton (AP)

These kids are having a blast in just a bit of water, Brighton, England. (AP)

Derry, Northern Ireland (AP)

You may have to layer with changing weather, Derry, Northern Ireland (AP)

Edinburgh, Scotland (AP)

This is a nice mix of beach and striking architecture, Edinburgh, Scotland (AP)

Cardiff, Wales (AP)

18.3 million visitors swung by this major seaside city in 2010, Cardiff, Wales (AP)

Pendower, Cornwall (AP)

We just couldn’t resist … aw, a rainbow, Pendower, Cornwall (AP)

Loch Ness, Scotland (AP)

This is home to the famed water beast, Loch Ness, Scotland (AP)

Portsmouth (AP)

A day isn’t enough? Bring your tent and set up fort, Portsmouth, England. (AP)

Walberswick (AP)

Home to the Annual British Open Crabbing Championship, Walberswick, England. (AP)

Dorset (AP)

Walking tours are a must when visiting the seaside, Dorset, England. (AP)

There are more than 19,000 tourism jobs in Blackpool, England. (AP)

Or, walk the boardwalk if that’s more your thing, Blackpool, England. (AP)

Whitby (AP)

Check the weather before hitting the road, Whitby, England. (AP)

Have you spent any time on the UK coastline?