mine was Skeggy for longer breaks, Hunstanton for the day.
Saltcoats, usually to fill an hour waiting for the ferry home after school trips to the mainland. Troop down to the Windmill Arcade, feed the puggies our money, get on the boat. Great days
lobster capital of europe, bridlington
Eastbourne in childhood, Hastings in my teens
quite nice how all of the UK is close to the sea isn’t it
Blackpool for the big times, Southport for low key promenading (in fact I think we went to Southport to drive along the beach and then go home again)
- 2p pushers
- them motorbike ones
- i dunno, Street Fighter or Actua Soccer or whatever
Vice versa for me
Blackpool and still is lol.
Morecambe too. Have a lot of complicated affection for both places.
Hayling Island. fucking love Hayling Island.
we were about as far as is possible
that’s still close in the grand scheme of things
yeah if you’re American!
Christ, what am I thinking?
How did I forget SOUTHSEA? I’m even going there on Tuesday.
sorry for lashing out at you there
Weston super Mare for a shit day out.
Aberystwyth, Criccieth or Paignton were the holiday options.
I grew up in one, with Europe’s first tarmac beach
This happens every Summer
- freshly-made doughnuts
- big ice cream
- candy floss
Spent a fair bit of time at rustington (near littlehampton) too as lots of relos down there.