These days increasing numbers of British holidaymakers are choosing to spend their holidays here in the UK. Here we will discuss the benefits of holidaying at home as well as recommending a few choice travel spots, whatever your interests.
If you enjoy hiking, or even if you just like admiring the view you won’t be short of destination in the British Isles. From the stunning lake district with awe inspiring views to the south coast with lovely cliff-side paths you’re spoilt for choice.
Interesting places to visit
There are many tourist attractions in the UK that many of us miss, simply because they are close to home. Many people just don’t consider them. If you fancy a trip to Wiltshire for example you’ll find the amazing Stonehenge. Alternatively there are tons of museums to choose from in every part of the country. There’s also plenty of British heritage to take in, from the Yorkshire dales and the setting for Wuthering Heights to The Beatrix Potter museum in the lakes.
If you’re into the great outdoors then there are literally hundreds of destinations to choose from when it comes to hiking, mountain biking and climbing. What’s more you’ll find amazing locations for a wide range of outdoor pursuits. There’s even great surfing in Newquay, and Canoeing in Keswick.
It’s easy to find stunning holiday rentals and cottages right here in the UK, with easy booking, no exchange fees and no language barrier to deal with, all you have to do is use a site like Rent My Cottage. Whether you want a romantic break for two, a family holiday or some time away with friends you’re sure to find the perfect accommodation for your stay. You can also find really unusual and beautiful holiday cottages with tons of character, all within a few hours drive. A great way to get away from it all.
Its easier travelling in the UK because you don’t have to miss out on all those home comforts you love. Whether it’s ketchup, your favourite coffee or your daily newspaper. Holidaying in the UK means you can get away from it all, but still be able to have all those little things you love!
Price and convenience
There are definitely price advantages when it comes to holidaying in the UK rather than abroad. As well as the cost of the holiday there’s applying for passports, higher air fares and even the costs when you arrive. In the UK you can take your car with you, and budget effectively as you have at least a reasonable idea of your expenses.
In terms of convenience there’s no easier option. Simply load up the car with everything you need and off you go, then you’ll arrive at your holiday let totally refreshed and safe in the knowledge that you have all your home comforts right there with you.
Overall there are many advantages to travelling within the UK for your next holiday. Just choose your interest, pick a destination and off you go.