Go bare at your own risk though as the rules on nudity are not black and white - but these beaches have been recommended for naturists. There are two beaches in Northumberland which are popular with naturists, according to guides for nude sunbathers. According to WalkingClub. Every autumn, an organised skinny dip takes place in the sea there.
Wild Pear Beach, Combe Martin, Devon A small, secluded cove, the peace is only slightly disturbed by the daily passing of the Queen of Cornwall pleasure boat, which comes right up to the beach to give the tourists a good eyeful. St Osyth, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex This, the only nudist beach in Essex, is divided by dunes into three areas: families, gay men and "swingers". If you happen upon a colony of tents, you've probably gone a dune too far Studland Beach, Dorset The northernmost part of this vast, award-winning beach is the National Trust's only sanctioned naturist beach. Black Rock Beach, Brighton Despite local authorities objecting to the "flagrant exhibition of mammary glands", nudists have been coming to this shingle and pebble beach since the s.
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Fancy getting your kit off on the beach this summer? Here are the rules. Equally though, if someone visited a beach known to be popular among nudists where quite a lot of people were undressed, it would be hard for them to argue this had been done to shock or offend them - particularly if there was another stretch of beach they could visit where people largely stayed clothed. More information can be found here.