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UK Staycation Ideas for 2020

Planning a 2020 holiday? Whether it’s a family affair, a romantic getaway, or a chance for a little you time, choose a UK staycation and enjoy the best of the beautiful country that’s laid out on your doorstep.

What is a staycation?

A staycation is simply a vacation for which you stay in your own country. Stay-cation. Easy! 

Why might a staycation be better for you?

The UK is bursting with destinations to suit every kind of holidaymaker, from some of the most beautiful beaches in the world to vibrant cities and rugged countryside. With something for everyone just a train or car journey away, there’s never been a better time to keep your holiday simple with a UK staycation. 
Forget airport delays, busy flights, and struggling with language barriers. When you choose a UK staycation in 2020, your holiday can run smoothly from start to finish.  
Planning a trip with little ones? What could be easier than bundling everyone into the car, packing up without weight restrictions, and driving to an unparalleled UK hotel?

The Best UK Staycation Destinations

From wild green landscapes to golden beaches and redbrick cities, the UK boasts plenty of brilliant staycation destinations that are sure to settle your holiday cravings.

For Beaches

England’s far south-west is arguably it’s most alluring staycation spot, with the warmest temperatures and some of the most beautiful beaches in the UK.  
As well as sprawling golden sands and a laidback coastal atmosphere, there are plenty of exciting attractions to keep the whole family occupied in Cornwall. Visit the Eden Project or Tintagel Castle to get your trip off to a mesmerising start. 

For The Countryside

Lake District 
Of course! The Lake District is iconic the world over for its high peaks, infinite lakes, and its place in the English literary canon. From Wordsworth and Ruskin to Coleridge and even Beatrix Potter, the inspiration of the landscape is hard to avoid.  
Staycation in the Lakes for stunning walks and some of the freshest air in the UK. Quaint towns and vibrant cities, like Lancaster and Carlisle nearby, create a perfect balance between natural and urban living that’s sure to revive your spirits. 

City Staycations

Easily one of the best cities in the UK for a staycation, London has something for everyone. With numerous boroughs to accommodate your stay, choosing a location that suits you is easy. Whether you’re chasing the touristic experience in Central, looking for a creative and vibrant stay in Camden, or planning for relaxation in leafy Richmond-upon-Thames, you can enjoy a break you’ll love.  
With award-winning restaurants, unparalleled shopping, and attractions for visitors young and old, London is a number one choice for any UK staycation. 
Whether you’ve visited Edinburgh previously or you’re new to the Scottish capital, the city’s architectural beauty, rich history, and contemporary energy can never fail to please.  
Enjoy a little Scottish hospitality when you head out for a night on the Edinburgh tiles or explore the rugged northern landscape which surrounds the city attractively. There’s plenty to see and do in Edinburgh, making it an ideal choice for a staycation at any time of year. 
The redbrick city of Manchester is becoming ever more prominent on the UK tourist trail thanks to its friendly people, leading music scene and nightlife, and proximity to the spectacular Peak District National Park.  
There are plenty of great places to eat and drink in Manchester, as well as independent coffee shops springing up often. With so many ways to occupy your days, a Manchester staycation is always a good idea. 

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