If the pound’s post-referendum slide has scuppered your dream of a bolthole abroad, Britain’s beaches are a great alternative. We’ve found the best places to invest, whether you’re a bohemian, a Brexiteer or a deposed Cameroon.
“Picture-perfect”, “craggy” and “romantic” are adjectives commonly ascribed to this walled seaside town on the western side of Carmarthen Bay, a two-hour drive from Cardiff — it’s even been named as having the best beach in Europe. There are Norman castle ruins, pleasure boats bob in the harbour, and history mingles with the prosaic at every twisty street turn: at the back of Boots, a door leads to a secret tunnel through which the teenage Henry Tudor is said to have escaped the troops of Richard III. Two-bedroom flats with sea views go for about £350,000; pads on grade II* listed Lexden Terrace cost nearer £1m.