With a reputation for rain, rain and more rain it’s easy to overlook our stunning surroundings right on our British doorstep. However, if you need to escape the hustle and bustle and can brave the potential for drizzle it’s well worth exploring as our Great British Island is breathtaking.
Cornwall has always been a classic British holiday destination, making it the original and ultimate staycation spot. Over the years it’s developed into a thriving tourist hotspot. Not only does it have some of the best beaches in the country, but there are also lots of great surf schools for those who want to add a spot of action to their holiday. Cornwall is an area that oozes charm, beauty, and classic Cornish cuisine. If you want lush greenery and stunning views, then opt for Penzance, or if you want to indulge in a variety of water sports, then Newquay is your best spot.
The Peak District
If you are looking for an outdoor-based holiday with views that rival most countries, then the Peak District National Park is a perfect spot for you. It’s bursting with winding rivers, rambling trails, and breathtaking views. It’s a perfect place to cycle, hike, and camp if you wish. You are surrounded by nature and it’s a perfect place to escape the hustle, bustle and stresses of everyday life.
Located in North Wales, Snowdonia National Park boasts a landscape like no other. Most famous for containing the highest mountain in Wales, Snowdonia is perfect for walkers and hikers alike. However, Snowdonia is so much more…..there is a beautiful mixture of sandy beaches, forests, and mountains, making it a great mix to suit all types of people. Great attractions to check out include Harlech Castle and Sygun Copper Mine.
The Scottish Highlands
Known for their breathtaking views, the Scottish Highlands showcases a landscape filled with both fascinating wildlife and natural beauty. Scotland is packed with rich history and culture, making it a brilliant holiday destination. From thriving villages and towns to beautiful national parks, a trip to the Scottish Highlands for a staycation will not leave you disappointed.