The 50 Best Beaches

With a long, hot summer predicted, there’s no better moment to catch a wave. Rhiannon Batten offers the experts' guide to golden sands and clear blue seas


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This week's panel:

Stuart Barrow is the policy manager for VisitEngland (

John Romans is media & communications coordinator for ENCAMS, which campaigns to keep Britain tidy (

Miranda Krestovnikoff is the author of Best British Beaches (£9.99, Pavilion)

Thomas Bell is coastal pollution officer for the Marine Conservation Society and the editor of the Good Beach Guide (

Andy Cummins is campaigns manager at Surfers Against Sewage (, a UK-based non profit-making organisation campaigning for clean, safe recreational waters