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4 Ways To Staycation In The UK

4th November 2020

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The travel industry has been turned upside down this year. Between lockdowns, quarantines, and general COVID related carnage, it’s difficult to satisfy that wanderlust. As and when lockdown has been eased, many people have chosen to stay closer to home and have a good old staycation. 

If you’re thinking of having a few days away next year, but want to avoid crowded tourist destinations, then here are some ideas for your next staycation. 

Motorhome Tour

If caravanning isn’t your style. A motorhome tour is a great way to travel the country in luxury. The size and quality of motorhomes today is amazing. You definitely won’t be slumming it. Some can accommodate 5 or more people so perfect for families. 

You’ll need motorhome breakdown cover to ensure you’re covered for any accidents or technical issues.  There are over 2500 sites in the UK that you can book a space in for the night. Travel to the Scottish Highlands, the Welsh Valleys, or the beautiful beaches along the coast, the only limit is your imagination. 


The name says it all, glamorous camping. Glamping offers the best of both worlds, the freedom of camping with those little touches of luxury. Many glamping huts even have their own hot tub. 

Glamping can be anything from a wooden hut style pod to a traditional style teepee.

Chill out at family-friendly campsites in the UK during the day before relaxing with your family or friends at night. 

Luxury Cottage / Lodge

If you’re looking for a change of pace from your hectic lifestyle, then a beautiful countryside sanctuary is a great idea. There are a number of websites that specialize in luxury rentals that include hot tubs, fireplaces and high-end fixtures and fittings. 

A cottage is a great place to relax in picturesque surroundings in any one of the beautiful counties in the UK. Why not head to the Lake District or even a property on the coast.  

Related Post: Best Places to Holiday in Norfolk

Canal Holiday

The UK’s rivers and canals are some of the most beautiful in the world. Why not explore them in a traditional canal barge or a luxury houseboat. If you aren’t confident navigating the waterways yourself, you can rent a stationary boat and still experience the wonders of life on the water. 

The boats themselves are well equipped with all mod cons including flat screens TVs and fully equipped kitchens. 


Though you may have had your heart set on a sunny holiday on foreign shores, it may be some time before the travel industry gets back to some type of normality.  What is does give you is the opportunity to explore some of the amazing locations the UK has to offer. Whether you’re looking for breathtaking views across the countryside, traditional seaside resorts or city break, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for. 

UK staycations are also ideal for those people looking for a break but not willing to travel due to the pandemic. Many people feel more at ease staying closer to home where they are more familiar with the local situation and medical facilities. 


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