Some of the best UK Kitesurfing locations

The cool seas of Wales beat Hawaii if you want to learn kitesurfing, reckons Kitesurf World Wave Champion Kirsty Jones, and not just because of the warm Welsh welcome.

Whether on wild surf beaches like Freshwater West and Rhosneigr or beginners’ strands like Tenby and Newgale, Wales has a beach for all abilities and nature in abundance.

Course, we can’t 100 per cent guarantee wind. Beautiful scenery and escapism are another matter.