02 Aug 2019
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Shingle beaches are a beloved part of the UK’s coast. Sure, they dig into your back, bludgeon your feet and there’s no way to construct a decent sandcastle, but you also won’t find yourself digging sand out of your nails/hair/pants for a week or giving your teeth an exfoliation session as you tuck into a packed lunch.
One of the reasons perhaps, the British feel such a strong affiliation to shingle beaches is because the UK, with around 6,000 of them, has more than any other country in the world bar two - Japan and New Zealand.
Here are some of our nation’s finest.
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