The United Kingdom has some of the most diverse and beautiful beaches in the world. Here are 10 of the most striking examples. 

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Salcombe, Devon

Kynance Cove, Cornwall

Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides

Tenby, Wales

Man of War Bay, Dorset

St Michael's Mount, Cornwall

Hornais Beach, Outer Hebrides

Botany Bay, Kent 

Porthcurno Beach, Cornwall

Portmeirion, Wales