What’s in my bag: Beach Edition

Tuesday 21st June 2022

New data from TGI reveals that 16% of adults (8 million people) have already booked their main holiday for 2022, whilst 20% (11 million) plan to book one at some point in 2022. 

What’s more, almost half of those consumers say that they plan to have a beach holiday, up 28% in comparison to beach holidays in 2021.

Are you one of this 44% of people? If so, Lakeside Village has all your beach necessities sorted, all the way from a chic beach bag to an attention-grabbing good book.

The Essentials

Statement beach towel:

This year M&S has done summer right, their range of vibrant beach towels are not only aesthetic, soft, and absorbent, but they also have exclusive StayNew™ technology, with a chlorine-resistant finish that keeps them looking and feeling like new; wash after wash.

Bikini, Beach Towel, Sunglasses & Gin Glasses from M&S

Water bottle:

Staying hydrated and fresh is a key factor whilst bathing all day in the sun. Pro Cook & Cook N Dine has every water bottle you could ever need with BPA-Free, phthalate-free designs and only the most durable of stainless steel.

Stylish Sarongs, gorgeous swimsuits & unique flip flops:

Look as good going out for lunch as you do on the beach with our breathable, lightweight sarong and swimsuit/bikini range from Roman & Bonmarche. For comfortable flip-flops, you can walk miles in check out Pavers.

Sun cream:

Probably one of the top essentials on this list, for a nourishing, cruelty-free formula visit Holland & Barrett.

Trendy hats:

Keep sunburn and headaches at bay with our comfortable hat range from Trespass, Mountain Warehouse & M&S.

Sun Hat, Beach Bag & Sunglasses from M&S

Hair Scrunchie:

You can never go wrong with a messy bun, especially with a scrunchie from Beauty Outlet that gives your hairstyle a pop of colour. Click here to find effortless beach hairstyles you will love.

An attention-grabbing book:

the ultimate beach activity, escape into your own little world with our range of great-priced books from The Works. (A current favourite includes ‘It Ends With Us’ from Colleen Hoover).


frame your face the right way with our wide range of options from Beauty Outlet & M&S.

Sun Hat, Beach Bag & Sunglasses from M&S

Splash-proof phone cases:

Get a picture-perfect protective case at Retail Phone Accessories.

Get going with a beach bag:

Keep all these goods together with a quirky beach bag, our spacious, lightweight bags from M&S, Cotton Traders & The Baggage Factory are exactly what you need for this; selling fast!

Beach Bags from Cotton Traders

Share your holiday essentials from Lakeside Village for a chance to be featured on our social media page, using the hashtag #holidayswithLV

Small Beach Bags from The Baggage Factory