Everyone needs to take a break, so why not take advantage of some of Britain’s excellent holiday destinations? By vacationing in the UK, you can avoid all the hassle of the airport! In this blog we’re showcasing some perfect places across Britain for your UK staycation.
The Scottish Highlands are home to breath-taking views, historic sights and lush forests. Scenic and remote, the highlands can offer a true sense of escape. The unique landscapes will make your UK staycation feel like a vacation!
Explore the Scottish Highlands from Coul House Hotel, built in 1821, this charming country house makes an ideal base. From Fortrose, just a short drive from the hotel, you and your family can go on a dolphin watching boat trip. Shopping, museums and art galleries are all waiting in Inverness. Additionally, the hotel is surrounded by wild forests, rivers and tranquil villages.
The hotel is great for families. Children can explore eight acres of grounds and make use of the outdoor play area. For adults, the hotel has a 9-hole golf course. There’s something for everyone at dinner as their chef offers a variety of meal choices, including contemporary Scottish dishes as well as some traditional favourites.
Isle of Wight
Located a little off the south coast of England, the Isle of Wight is reachable by ferry or for a more futuristic journey, you can travel via hovercraft!
There’s plenty to do here from lounging on award-winning beaches to strolling through glorious landscapes.
For the devoted dinosaur fans, Restricted Area 5 offers a realistic Jurassic experience in addition to having the country’s largest animatronic T-Rex!
Choose Brunswick House Hotel for your UK staycation accommodation! In a prime location, just minutes away from blue-flag awarded beaches. For those occasional wet weather days, the hotel has its own indoor pool as well as an outdoor pool!
This hotel also has an on-site fine dining restaurant with a head-chef who has worked under Gordon Ramsay! The Horizon Restaurant serves a selection of British classics with an emphasis on local seafood.
The Peak District
The Peak District National Park offers a great diversity of landscapes and paths to be enjoyed, from steep-sided limestone dales to the spectacular moorlands. For those seeking more adventure, visit one of the activity centres and experience a guided tour of the caves!
Innkeeper’s Lodge Hathersage is the perfect place to stay for your UK staycation to the Peak District. Set in a building which dates back to 1773, this hotel is full of character and charm. Rooms have a contemporary but homely feel with exposed beams and brickwork paired with a neutral colour palette.
After a busy day exploring, grab a bite in the on-site restaurant and enjoy hearty British meals, accompanied by real ales and fine wines.
Additionally, the hotel is within easy reach of Sheffield and Chesterfield, each with excellent shopping and nightlife.