The United Kingdom is home to some majestic destinations. From beautiful coast lines to historic villages, there is so much to choose from when it comes to choosing a staycation destination UK. With travel restrictions still in place across much of the world, holidays closer to home are likely to be extremely popular once again this year. Many families and individuals have realised the beauty of travelling locally, and exploring some of the best staycation destinations UK. If you are planning a trip this year, be sure to check out these 6 best staycation destinations UK.
Our capital city is one of the greatest in the world, and the perfect spot for a city break. Many locals to the city rarely take the time out to visit it properly and explore everything this staycation destination UK has to offer. There is so much to see and do in London, from historical sights and exciting museums, to unforgettable shows and delicious dining. Stay in one of London’s best hotels and spend a few days discovering our stunning capital.
2. Scottish Highlands
From one extreme to another, if a bustling city isn’t your idea of one of the best staycation destinations UK, then the vast Scottish Highlands might be more up your street. Packed full of striking mountain ranges and charming little islands, Scotland is one of the most beautiful destinations in the country. Adventure-lovers can tackle Britain’s highest peak, Ben Nevis, or for the best views around, hop over to the Isle of Skye.
If you are partial to a beach holiday, you might think you need to jet off somewhere exotic, but that certainly isn’t the case. Cornwall has some beautiful beaches which will make you feel like you’re a million miles away from home. It is no surprise that this county is one of the best staycation destinations in the UK, with unbeatable coastlines, scrumptious seafood, and traditional British pubs.
There is little more British that visiting The Queen, which is why Windsor had to be on our list of staycation destinations UK. This quaint town is steeped in royal history, with Windsor Castle standing tall in the centre. You can explore the winding streets, wander down the River Thames, and discover the picturesque high street in famous Eton. Stay right on the river’s edge and just steps from Windsor Castle at Sir Christopher Wren Hotel.
5. Lake District
The Lake District has been inspiration for many famous writers, from Beatrix Potter to Wordsworth. With sixteen main lakes making up the majority of the park, there is so much to see and do in this breathtaking location. The Lake District has become well known for its hiking routes, unique lakeside communities, and natural history.
The beautiful county of Buckinghamshire is known for its natural features and open countryside. There are more National Trust locations in Buckinghamshire than any other area in the UK, meaning there is so much to see and do in this staycation destination UK. National Trust Buckinghamshire locations include Waddesdon Manor, Cliveden, West Wycombe Park and more. As well as these much-loved spots, Buckinghamshire is a famous destination for golfing, spa breaks, and general relaxing in the countryside.
The Bull is located in the heart of stunning Buckinghamshire and is the perfect base for your staycation. You can hire a bike from right outside and explore the beautiful town of Gerrards Cross, or head out to explore the Chiltern Hills. Book your stay at The Bull directly with us, and we will give you a free drink to enjoy during your holiday! Book now.
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