There’s something magical about the seaside. Perhaps it’s the old-fashioned pier with amusements, the hustle and bustle of the fairground or the overall atmosphere. The smell of chips and donuts with the sound of the seagulls over the melodic rhythm of the waves.
While many of us are content to read a book on the sand or paddle in the sea, the beach is the ideal place for activities, especially if you’re spending the whole day there.
No matter how old you are, a part of you always wants to bury someone, especially if they fall asleep! You might also have the urge to try and dig to Australia – or at least until you reach water.
We’ve found some fabulous beach toys that can also be used in the garden or park to keep kids and adults occupied this summer. And don’t forget to have a read of our five favourite beaches in the UK and this summer’s top beach fashions.