You don’t have to jet off around the world to experience good times and tan lines. Staycations are the new vacation and luckily there are a plenty of destinations close to home that make for the perfect trip. And with the Bank Holiday coming up, the long weekend might just be the perfect excuse for a spontaneous trip away.
The UK’s Best Staycations
Whether you’re wanting to save some pennies for a vacay in the sun, or don’t have time for a long getaway, then one of these UK escapes could be the perfect solution to all your holiday blues.
This walking and exploring capital of England is perfect for those seeking the great outdoors. If you also want a bit of pampering the Soho Farmhouse is the perfect place to stay, this hidden makeshift farm is extremely well considered, from the baked bread left in your room to your personalised bicycle. Then, of course, there’s the most Instagrammed bath in the world, positioned overlooking a lake with just the birds as your soundtrack.
Abersoch is perfect for a seaside break with the girls. With a busy programme of sailing events, the festival Wakestock (held in July) and a busy bistro life, this unique village is known as one of the best breaks in the country. Plus a good choice of accommodation and attractions including pony trekking, boat trips and surf school. This quirky little seaside village is perfect for a boozy beach break.
The capital is calling! We know it’s cliche to put London, but this cosmopolitan city is packed full of things-to-do. From the bright lights of Piccadilly Circus to Notting Hill’s pastel-coloured houses, there’s something to inspire at every corner. Whether you want to be sipping cocktails in Soho or joining the Notting Hill carnival crowd, make sure London is at the top of your city break list.
Glamping, or luxury camping, is more popular than ever and is here to stay. With tree houses, pods, bell tents, yurts, shepherd’s huts and even converted London buses on offer, there’s plenty of variety. With sites all around the UK, you don’t have to travel far to get the experience. Go ultra glam and go for a site with a hot tub and don’t forget the prosecco.