Ten reasons Wells is Britain’s best beach

The beach at Wells, which has been named Britain's best. Picture: Matthew Usher.

The beach at Wells, which has been named Britain's best. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A Sunday newspaper has confirmed what locals have always known: Wells boasts the best beach in Britain.

The Sunday Times described the town as 'runaway winner' in its first beach of the year award.

Here are our 10 reasons why: 1/ Miles and miles of wide-open sands.

2/ Picturesque pinewoods.

3/ Cute beach huts.

4/ Eclectic shopping in Staithe Street.

5/ Pancakes on boatd the Albatros.

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6/ Chips at Platten's.

7/ Pizza and a pint at the Golden Fleece.

8/ A crab sandwich by the harbour.

9/ Boat tripss to see the town from the sea.

10/ The dog-friendly beach cafe.

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