Do we heck. Buckets and spades to make sandcastles? Pah. In Edinburgh, we do it like this:
I'm interested in the details, so will be reading the paperwork when I can source it. In the meantime here are these two news articles from January:
In my heatstroke haze I assume that to compensate for making the sea even further away now, an access path across the beach will (finally) be part of this new layout. I mean, look at where those big wheels are able to go on the sand this week - it's making me squeak with envy.