Boasting 199 Blue Flag beaches and numerous world-renowned coastal spots, Britain is home to some of the best beaches you will find. So whether you’re looking to surf, swim or just relax in the summer’s sun we have some essential beach accessories that you won’t want to forget.
Fortnum and Mason really do produce some of Britain’s finest picnic sets; not just scrumptious but aesthetically pleasing you will be sure to be dining in style with this two-person Hampton Picnic set. Inspired by global delicacies; from the traditional British cheese plate to Arabian hummus your taste buds will be taken on a ‘around-the-world trip’ whilst you enjoy the stunning views that the British coastlines can offer.
Fortnum and Mason
The 2 Person Hampton Picnic
Keep your little ones protected from the sunlight this summer with the Littlelife Shelter. The high-quality fabric has been specifically designed to offer maximum protection whilst its lightweight nature makes it even easier to transport to your favourite beach spot. Gone are the days of wrestling with poles and pegs as this tent is easy to put together and pack down again allowing you more time to relax with your loved ones.
Compact Beach Shelter
Both portable and comfortable, these wonderfully kitsch inflatables by Graham and Green are sure to be an excellent addition to your summer beach trip. The children won’t be the only ones enjoying these colourful inflatables; whether you’re bobbing on the waves or lounging in comfort on the sandy shores, you’ll soon realise that these are what your beach trips have been missing.
Graham and Green
Inflatable Watermelon Pool Float
Stuffed to the brim with sun cream, sandwiches and sandy towels a sturdy beach bag is an essential for any beach trip. This Heidi Klein tote not only offers practicality through its shape, size and magnetic top closure but its timeless design and nautical striped straps gives you an added level of style, perfect for that summer look.
Bimini Canvas Beach Tote
Dry yourself off after a swim or have yourself a stylish sunbed with this Artist Stripe beach towel from Paul Smith. The large size and muted yet sophisticated colour scheme makes it perfect for any family member to use and the absorbent, 100% cotton towelling will warm you up after cooling off.
‘Artist Stripe’ Beach Towel
In the haste of diving into the sea, it is easy to forget to take off your favourite watch. But worry no more. With Elliot Brown not only will you have found your new favourite watch but dive deep into the ocean to depths of up to 200m without a worry. We particularly admire the men’s Bloxworth collection and the Kimmeridge collection for women, but whatever you choose, you won’t be left disappointed.
Encased in this handy backpack you will find all sorts of games to keep the children entertained all afternoon long. Get competitive on the sand or frolic in the water as this pack includes a Frisbee, soft ball, bat and ball and boomerang that all the family can enjoy.John Lewis
Assorted Sports Set
Founded in the coastal town of Salcombe, Devon, it’s fair to say that Jack Wills really understand British summer’s. With its nautical stripe, a more seasonal variation of the classic Jack Wills stripe, sit or sunbathe comfortably and cleanly on the shores whilst you whittle away a fabulous summer’s day.
Belwood Beach Blanket
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