The weather is finally starting to get a tad warmer and we're dreaming of ditching the hectic London life to catch some long-overdue sunshine. Sandy beaches, freshly caught fish and chips and quaint seaside pubs are enough to turn any city-dweller green with envy.
The Cornish coast is often top of mind when it comes to gorgeous UK seaside destinations but not all of us fancy the five-hour drive from London (nor the Kafkaesque train journey). So with the ocean beckoning, we've done some digging for seaside Airbnbs only a two- to three-hour drive or train ride from the capital. From the Kent coast to Suffolk, they’re all doable for a Friday-night, post-work journey with a return on Sunday evening. You can be back at your desk on Monday morning, hair in salt curls and sand between your toes.
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