If you’re struggling to come up with ideas on where to go next in the UK, here are 10 great UK holiday ideas to consider.
Bath is a beautiful city in the west of the UK, and it gets its name from the Roman baths that the make the city famous. The history of the city is there for all to see in the Victorian buildings that line the streets. But if you dig a little deeper you can find out even more. It was Jane Austen’s hometown, so it’s a great visit for literary enthusiasts.
The ultimate old-fashioned seaside holiday destination is Dorset. It’s a county that’s home to some of the most well-loved seaside towns in the UK, making it perfect for small families on a budget. And just because it’s inexpensive, that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to enjoy.
8. Lake District
If peace, calm and serenity is what you’re after, there’s nowhere else in the UK quite like the Lake District. The landscapes are among the most beautiful in the world. And once you get bored of all that relaxing, you can put on your hiking boots and go for a hike in the hills.
There’s nothing quite like a holiday in Blackpool. There are the attractions, the beaches and, of course, the Tower. What more could you want from a fun, cheap family holiday in the UK? Blackpool is a staple holiday of British summertimes, and no childhood would be complete without one.
It might be down to its location in the north of the country that so many people overlook Northumberland. That’s starting to change now though. More and more tourists are flocking to the region. Next to the sea in Bamburgh is a huge castle to explore, which is great for a family day out.
5. Scottish Highlands
The Scottish Highlands is the best destination in the UK for people who like to keep active and exercise while on holiday. There are endless wildlife parks to explore and a mountain railway to ride on. But best of all is the outdoor adventure parks that allow you to have all the fun you like.
4. The Isle of Wight
When you head off to the Isle of Wight, it can feel like you’re heading abroad. You have to board the very and leave the mainland to reach the island. And once you’re there, you’ll find vast stretches of beaches and some rocky coastlines too. The sea is pretty warm in summer too, so you can go for a swim.
In Norfolk, there are plenty of National Trust homes and properties to explore for history lovers. But if you prefer to spend your time by the sea, there’s no shortage of sandy beaches to enjoy. The area is known for its incredible seafood as well, so make sure you seek out the best restaurants.
The capital city of Scotland is easily the best city break destination in the UK. Yes, London and Manchester are fine. But you can often feel overwhelmed by the big crowds. Edinburgh is much more calm and relaxed. You can stroll around the quiet, quaint town centre at leisure, exploring the different shops.
Cornwall Is a firm favourite of many people, and it’s not hard to see why. We are lucky enough to live in this beautiful county having move here from the Midlands in 2007. The coastlines are simply breath-taking, and the family-friendly attractions are vast and plentiful. There’s the Eden Project, which is a must for any family visiting Cornwall. Don’t forget to sample Cornish ice-cream during your visit too. I live in Cornwall and also run a Luxury in Cornwall website so if you’d like to know more about Cornwall then check it out.
These 10 destinations are definitely the best Britain has to offer, so give the ones you’ve never visited before a try.