Trips to the seaside, rain or shine, are a great British summer tradition. So what better way to welcome in summer than a round up of some seriously British moments captured by Picfair's best photographers? Here are some of our favourite photos of the great British seaside.

Woolacombe beach, North Devon

Woolacombe beach, North Devon, Britain - Aug 2011By Steve Meddle / Picfair

Morecambe Bay, Lancashire

Morecambe Bay, Lancashire, UKBy Diana / Picfair

Deck chairs and Brighton pier, Sussex

Deck chairs and Brighton pier, Sussex UKBy Steve Meddle / Picfair


Sandcastles on the beach – a Great British tarditionBy Ian Stapleton / Picfair

Skegness in summer, Lincolnshire

Skegness summerBy Ian Francis / Picfair

Feet up in Skegness, Lincolnshire

Skegness bank holiday relaxingBy Ian Francis / Picfair

Mundsley Beach at sunset, North Norfolk coast

Beach Huts on Mundsley Beach at Sunset, North Norfolk Coast, East Anglia UKBy Gary Rayner / Picfair

A sand sculpture, north Norfolk

North Norfolk sand sculptureBy Gary Rayner / Picfair

Central pier Blackpool, Lancashire

Central pier Blackpool, England, UkBy Daniel Slattery / Picfair

Sussex Coast Guard Cottages

Sussex Coast Guard Cottages, UKBy Will Gudgeon / Picfair

Harwich Lighthouse Museum and seafront

Harwich, UKBy Matthew Mallett / Picfair

Love on Mersea Island beach

Heart on the beach, EnglandBy Shaun Mills / Picfair

Beach huts in Hove, Sussex

Man in beach hut in Hove, East SussexBy Mike Coombes / Picfair

Cliff jumping at Durdle Door, Dorset

Getting ready for tombstoning at Durdle Door, Dorset, UKBy charlie raven / Picfair

Lulworth Cove, Dorset

Lulworth Cove, Dorset, England, UKBy Ian Brown / Picfair

Brighton Pier in wild seas

Brighton Pier in wild seas, EnglandBy paul r stevens / Picfair

Brighton beach and pier

Carousel on Brighton Beach, Brighton, East Sussex, Britain.By Steve Meddle / Picfair

Southend Pier, the longest in the world

Southend Pier, Longest in the World, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, Britain - July 2009By Steve Meddle / Picfair

Atlantic Spray in Newquay, Cornwall

Atlantic Spray in Newquay, DevonBy Rob Booth / Picfair

An aggressive gull

Aggressive gull on British seasideBy Mike Coombes / Picfair

Mousehole Harbour near Penzance, Cornwall

Mousehole Harbour and Mousehole near Penzance, CornwallBy Scottish Horizons / Picfair

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