Top of the charts: Bamburgh named Britain's best seaside destination in traveller survey
Almost 100 of Britain’s coastal towns have been rated by the public to find the nation’s favourite – and it’s Northumberland’s Bamburgh which has come out on top.
The picturesque village, with it’s beautiful beaches and famous castle, has been branded the nation’s number one in a Which? travel survey.
Netting an overall score of 89%, Bamburgh was given five stars for its beach, scenery, peace and quiet and value for money, receiving four starss for accommodation and attractions.
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The survey ranked 96 resorts across 10 categories, which also included food, drink and the seafront.
Bamburgh was awarded only one star for its shopping choices and entertainment – but it still scored the highest overall.
At the other end of the chart, it was Clacton-on-Sea in Essex taking the bottom spot. The Essex town received only 47% – its highest mark being four out of five for accommodation.