Staycation Destinations in the UK

Staycations are on the rise in popularity and are undoubtedly one of the best and easiest ways to gather large groups together for a fab break. Staying local means you’re providing a holiday that the whole family can afford and it’s so convenient!

There are so many stunning places to visit in the UK, the first step is to decide where you’ll go. Deciding how you’ll go is another idea. How about glamping?

The campervan is becoming ever popular due to it being cost effective as well as opportunistic. Hiring a camper van will provide you with the luxury of travelling to various destinations without anything holding you back. You wouldn’t just have to pick one staycation destination, you could choose several. Just think of the convenience – a campervan or motorhome from Freedhome luxury motorhome hire will provide just as many facilities as a good hotel, sometimes even more. It’s amazing how much space you actually have in your home on wheels.

What people tend to love is how the motorhome becomes part of the holiday experience.

If you’re up for adventure and you really want to give the kids a good time, this is the holiday for you! Here are some places to visit in the UK, however you travel:

Buckinghamshire

Visiting London as a family may sound like your worst nightmare, so, why not visit the rolling hills of Buckinghamshire, where a day trip to the big city is just a short tube ride away? You can wake up to green countryside, scenic views and then hop on the tube for a day at the London museums. If you’re lovers of the great outdoors then Bucks is one for the staycation bucket list with lots of cycle routes and great parks to entertain your older children. Enjoy a visit to Hughenden Manor or Bekonscot Model village if you have younger kids.

Dorset

Enjoy waking up to breathtaking views of the coast. Staying in Dorset means that you’ll have easy access to beautiful beaches as well as spectacular countryside. Explore Dorset’s history at Corfe castle, take up a new sport or take your kids to enjoy one of Dorset’s amazing outdoor adventure parks. The world famous Jurrasic coast is one not to be missed on your trip!

Derbyshire

Visit central England for glorious green views of the peak district. Take yourself on a tour at the very grand Chatsworth House. If you’re taking the kids then visit the Peak Districts famous caves and tire them out climbing the great moors. The landscapes are like no other!

Norfolk

Whether your ideal is to enjoy an incredible seaside sunset, getting up close and personal with nature’s finest wildlife or relaxing with wonderful cuisine, you’ll have a blast in Norfolk. The seals in Norfolk are truly one of the most special sights to see and a spectacle in Norfolk all year round.

Cornwall 

Surround yourself with sandy beaches and turquoise seas – it’s a no brainer, isn’t it! There’s nowhere quite as picturesque as Cornwall for a short stay in the U.K. Dive into the treasure trove that is Southern England and prepare yourself for spectacular natural beauty outdoor adventure aplenty. Visit Poldark land, check out Bude’s famous sea pool, go crabbing in Cadgwith and for goodness sake, grab yourself a pastie! You really will be spoilt for choice in Cornwall.

Now what you know where you’re going, the next step is to choose where you’ll rest your head after a long day of exploring! Take your pick:

Cottage

The biggest advantage of staying in a cottage or a holiday home is the fact that you’ll be hiring a great deal of space if you’re travelling with a large party. When the kids are in bed, adults can socialise with one another – you can treat the cottage like a home from home. Pick somewhere with beautiful views and a lovely garden so you can use a barbeque and the kids can go wild.

B&B or Hotel 

Well, the obvious advantage is that you don’t have to clean up or make your bed! The all inclusive element is certainly tempting! If you wish to relax and that is your priority then staying in a B&B or hotel will certainly ease your anxieties. Make sure you find one that will cater for all of your needs – if you need a travel cot or highchair, put in a request beforehand.

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