During the pandemic, many Britons flocked to seaside towns, raising house prices.

They are still popular in 2024 too, with house prices increasing in the majority of hotspots.

According to Rightmove, Bournemouth is the most in-demand coastal location amongst buyers at the moment.

It has a lot to offer with seven miles of sandy beaches as well as plenty of green spaces and the Jurassic Coast on the doorstep.

The average asking price for a home in the area in 2024 is £360,298, 22 percent up from 2019.

In second space is Brighton, which has always been a popular seaside town for Londoners escaping the capital.

There’s lots going on in Brighton with plenty of beach to enjoy a picnic, The Lanes to explore quaint shops as well as a harbour with lots of eateries.

According to Rightmove, the average asking price of a home in 2024 is £473,391, an 11 percent increase from 2019.

Poole, which is the third most in-demand seaside town is home to the world’s second-largest natural harbour, and an ideal spot for anyone who loves the water.

Sandbanks, also known as Poole’s Millionaires Row, has plenty of mansions, but it also has a variety of flats and houses too.

The average home price in the area now is £463,367, 21 percent up from four years ago.

The only northern area to make the list is Blackpool in Lancashire, known for its six-mile stretch of lights and illuminations, as well as its Pleasure Beach theme park.

Blackpool has an array of period homes as well as flats and large, modern properties.

It has an average property price of £147,331, an increase of 24 percent compared to 2019.

Lastly, in fifth place is Weston-Super-Mare in Somerset, which has a sandy beach overlooking the Bristol Channel.

Its handy location means it attracts visitors from all over the country, including Bristol, which is just 20 minutes away by train.

Weston-Super-Mare has a huge array of houses including Victorian ones built from Bath stone.

The average house price in the area is currently £281,170, a whopping 27 percent increase from the prices in 2019.