Every year many brits choose to take their holidays right here in the UK. If you’re usually one to venture abroad, then you may be surprised to hear of all the wonderful UK holiday destinations out there!
There are in fact plenty of beautiful locations right on your doorstep. We have put together a list of our top 5 favourite UK holiday destinations for you to explore.
It’s a classic. Most people are familiar with Cornwall as a popular holiday destination. It’s almost completely surrounded by the coast and hosts stunning beaches as well as idyllic countryside. There are also many art galleries and harbours to keep yourself busy on your visit. Some of the most popular beaches includes Porthcurno Beach or Godrevy Beach.
The local towns are bursting with boutique shops and independent food places. It’s the perfect setting for a UK holiday, as a family or as a couple.
The Lake District
The Lake District has long inspired many artists, with the beautiful sandy South West and the mountain tops of the North. This location is full of character, the perfect destination for more active holiday goers. It has 885 square miles of national park for you to explore!
There’s also a host of historical sites to visit, followed by a stroll through the market towns and villages. The Lake District is home to wonderful local pubs for day and evening dining.
For the more adventurous, you can also choose to sail, kayak or wild swim in many of the lakes at the national park.
No place is quite as picturesque as the Cotswolds, with its honey-coloured towns made from the infamous Cotswold stone. This is the perfect get-away for a calm and peaceful break from everyday life. There are plenty of holiday cottages to choose from, giving you a ‘home away from home’, that’s far more tranquil than what you’re used to.
There’s also plenty to do for families with children, including Cotswold Water Park and Cotswold Wildlife Park. If a more scenic visit is what you’re after, the Cotswolds has that too! Visit serene gardens such as Hidcote or Kiftsgate Court.
To discover more of the Cotswolds, read our blog here.
Perhaps the hustle and bustle of the city is more your idea of a holiday. London is not just one of the top cities in the UK, but in the world and it’s easy to see why. It boasts over a weeks’ worth of fabulous attractions, not to mention the shopping!
London is home to top department stores including Harrords, Harvey Nichols and Fortnum & Mason. It’s also rich with history to explore with the London Dungeons, Tower of London and The Natural History Museum. You can even visit the London Eye to get the best view of the whole city.
You’ll never struggle finding somewhere to dine out or enjoy evening drinks, especially for couples, with plenty of chain and independent bars, restaurants and pubs.
Another well-known UK holiday destination, North Devon had to be on the list. Devon is home to rugged cliffs and stunning sandy beaches, it’s no wonder many people visit every year. There’s plenty of options for places to stay too. Choose from family holiday parks, bed and breakfasts, hotels or holiday lets.
Devon has plenty of quaint towns to wander through, with local shops and food places. Woolacombe is arguable the best beach in the UK, a hot spot for water sports like surfing.
If you are planning a holiday here in the UK and require transport, get in touch for a free, no obligation quote today.