Comparing beach hut prices
The cost of buying a beach hut on the south cost is typically £36,388 based on the stock listed for sale, Howsy analysis shows.
Beach huts are most expensive in Dorset, with a typical asking price of £300,000, while they are cheapest in West Sussex, at £10,500.
With people holidaying close to home due to the pandemic, there’s been heightened demand for seaside locations on the south coast.
Indeed, it’s now 2.6% more expensive than last year to rent a beach hut.
The cost of renting a beach hut across five of the most sought after southern coastal locations will set you back £1,525 a month
The most expensive beach hut rental hotspot is Mudeford in Dorset, while the least is Southwold in Suffolk (£832) and Bournemouth (£752).