Top UK affordable seaside locations

Top UK affordable seaside locations

Seaside locations where houses are priced from below £245,000. Plus seaside locations, where property is priced at a premium.


This Kent town is undergoing a lot of positive changes and development which will enhance its seafront. Folkestone paints a pretty picture with its scenic harbour arm. It is also an ideal location for those looking to commute to London, with train journeys taking from 54 minutes.


Eastbourne in East Sussex has a lot going for it, with its well manicured seafront and beautiful surrounding countryside with the Town being located right next to the South Downs. The area benefits from some reasonably priced property and would be a good option for those priced out of Brighton and who are looking to commute into the City. The quickest trains to Brighton take just 37 minutes.


Bexhill is another East Sussex seaside town to consider. It has many good and outstanding rated Ofsted schools.The traditional style seafront is highlighted with some modernist architecture which is a joy to walk along on a warm summer's day.


This North Yorkshire town is best known for it's Gothic cliff top ruins which are believed to have inspired Bram Stoker to write his novel Dracula.It is also amongst one of the most in demand seaside towns in the UK and certainly one of the more affordable options.


This City has a lot going for it, with the very picturesque harbour and quaint cobbled lanes of the Waterside neighborhood of the Barbican. What's more if you're looking for a sandy beach, you're approximately a 15 to 20 minute drive of both Bovis Sands and Wembury. The Theatre Royal hosts a number of shows on a regular basis. The area is home to some beautiful parks and is in close proximity to the stunning Dartmoor National Park.

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Sandbanks in Dorset, with it's beautiful golden sand beaches and stunning mansions that dot the waterfront. It's no wonder that Sandbanks is in demand, however this comes at a price, with the average asking price of property in this location being a whopping £1.24 million.


Brighton is ideally located on the East Sussex Coast. Not far from the picturesque South Downs where you can enjoy a peaceful walk. It's a half an hour journey on the train to Gatwick  for when you want to get away on holiday and with train journeys to London taking from just one hour, Brighton definitely ticks a lot of the boxes.This City has plenty of charm, from the Laines which has an eclectic mix of shops to the pier with rides and arcade games. This City also boasts a great nightlife with its numerous restaurants, bars and clubs. The average house price in Brighton is way above the national average at £416,600.

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