This year's staycation for many Brits could be near one of the UK's most white, sandy beaches.

Parkdean Resorts has revealed the lightest beaches as inspiration for holidaymakers to visit over the summer and they are truly breathtaking.

Parkdean has even colour matched the sands of over 50 UK beaches to create an exclusive colour palette called ‘ Sandtone ’, inspired by the shades of summer staycations.

The Sandtone swatch book showcases a huge variety of the UK’s beaches, giving holidaymakers the chance to discover paradise-like sands such as Appletree Bay and hidden gems like Embo Beach. You can view all 54 beaches and their Sandtone swatches here .

If it's the international beached breaks you are desperately missing this year- the study has shown Cornwall to be your best bet, with the whitest sand and hottest weather to enjoy.

Kynance Cove, Lizard peninsula, is the UK's lightest beach

The whitest sand of all is Kynance Cove on the Lizard peninsular, a 'Sandtone' shade of Cool Gray 1 C, perfect for those Instagram holiday shots.

The beach itself is tucked away on the Lizard Peninsula, a remote area of Cornwall away from the hustle and bustle of Cornwall’s main tourism areas.

It is a great place to visit for families, couples or groups of friends with plenty to do.

Appletree Bay, Isles of Scilly, is the UK's second lightest beach

The second lightest beach could easily be mistaken for an exotic tropical island.

Appletree Bay beach sits on Tresco in the Isles of Scilly with a 'Sandtone' shade of Warm Gray 1 C it has idyllic views.

This beautiful beach boasts over half a mile of soft, white sand.

The crystal clear waters of the Tresco Flats are shallow and sheltered, making this hidden gem the perfect beach for snorkelling and paddling with the family.

St Ives Beach, St Ives, is the UK's third lightest beach

The sands of St Ives beach are a beautiful creamy beige colour, or a 'Santonde' shade of 7499 C, to be exact.

The beach is an adventurer’s paradise with stunning cliff top walks, nature trails, a scuba diving centre and an adventure playground all within a stone's throw there's something for everyone on this stunner of a beach.

Here are the top ten lightest beaches you can find on the Biritsh shores.

UK's top 10 lightest beaches

Rank Beach Sandtone colour
1 Kynance Cove Cool Grey 1 C
2 Appletree Bay Warm Grey 1 C
3 St Ives 7499 C
4 Studland Bay 7506 C
5 Bournemouth 7506 C
6 Whitby Sands 7507 C
7 West Wittering 155 C
8 Brancaster 155 C
9 Fistral Beach 2309 C
10 Bamburgh Castle 4029 C