THREE beaches in Dorset have been named among the best to visit in the UK.

As Brits look to holiday in the UK this summer, the country's beauty spots are becoming busier and more sought-after than ever.

Domestic holidays are being more popular than ever which is driving up competition with holidaymakers looking to stay in some of the UK's best destinations.

A list from Time Out magazine has ranked the top 30 best beaches in the country, which includes 10 beaches across the South West.

The three beaches in Dorset include Chesil Beach, which stretches from West Bay to Portland, Studland Bay in the Purbecks and Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove in Lulworth.

The full list can be found below:

30. Chesil Beach, Dorset

29. Portstewart Strand, Derry, Northern Ireland

28. Formby Beach, Merseyside

27. Saunton Sands, Devon

26. Morfa Nefyn Beach, Gwynedd, Wales

25. Studland Bay, Dorset

24. Cromer Beach, Norfolk

23. Camusdarach Beach, Scotland

22. Watergate Bay, Cornwall

21. Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove, Dorset

20. Compton Bay, Isle of Wight

19. West Wittering Beach, Sussex

18. Aberdeen Beach, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

17. Kynance Cove, Cornwall

16. Scarista Beach, Isle of Harris, Scotland

15. Whitby Sands, North Yorkshire

14. White Park Bay, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

13. Tankerton Beach, Kent

12. Blackpool Sands, Devon

11. Barafundle Bay, Pembrokeshire, Wales

10. Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear

9. Summerleaze, Cornwall

8. Luskentyre Beach, Isle of Harris, Scotland

7. Rhossili Bay, Gower, Wales

6. Pentle Bay, Tresco, Isles of Scilly

5. Morecambe Beach, Lancashire

4. Porthcurno Beach, Cornwall

3. Woolacombe Sands, Devon

2. Holkham Beach, Norfolk

1. Camber Sands, Sussex