Arts, watersports, concerts, outdoor cinema, food festivals and bucketloads of family fun … Here’s our pick of events on or near the UK’s beaches this summer
Boardmasters (from £69 day ticket/£179 five-day camping ticket, 7-11 August) is a surfing and music festival in Newquay, Cornwall. Headliners at Watergate Bay are Wu-Tang Clan, Florence and the Machine and Foals, while pro-surfing, skating and BMX competitions take place on Fistral Beach. As well as surfing, festivalgoers can go paddleboarding, coasteering or kayaking, join daily beach yoga sessions or chill out in wood-fired hot tubs.
The UK’s best seaside events and attractions for summer 2019