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Shellness nudist beach on Sheppey named one of UK's best places for skinny dipping

A Kent beach has been named one of the best places in the UK for a spot of skinny dipping.

Shellness naturist beach on the Isle of Sheppey has long been a haven for nudists.

But now, Red Bull's Adventure Seekers - which highlights the best places for various activities - is inviting visitors to discard their swimming costumes and take to the water au naturel.

Shellness beach is among the UK's top spots for skinny dipping
Shellness beach is among the UK's top spots for skinny dipping

Writer Lucy Grewcock says: "There are few things more liberating in life than swimming outside in your birthday suit.

"Whether you're planning your first cossie-free swim, or are a dedicated skinny dipper looking for a new place to paddle, head to these ten tried and tested locations."

Describing Shellness as "a peachy beach in the south-east," she says: "Search for shells or go swimming at high tide at this dedicated naturist beach in eastern Sheppey, near Leysdown-on-Sea.

Fancy a dip?
Fancy a dip?

"Busy on weekends, there can be up to 100 bare bods here on the sunniest summer days."

Shellness ranked six out of 10 on the list, coming after the likes of Cornwall, Essex, Brighton and Anglesey.

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