The summer holidays are near and if you haven’t booked a trip abroad yet, why not spend your holiday in the UK? According to the Independent, Staycations are on the rise with a 23.8 per cent rise in British holidaymakers planning UK stays for this summer. So if you don’t want the stress and hassle of booking flights and accommodation abroad, do it the stress-free way and simply stay in the UK. There are bound to be parts of the country that you haven’t discovered yet and cottages.com has plenty of inspiration for those of you who can’t decide where to head this summer.
Do you still need some convincing? Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. Here are:
15 reasons why you should spend your holiday in the UK
1. You’re never far from the beach
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2. … so you’re in for some seaside fun
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3. There’s a 3-month heatwave on the way
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4. In the UK, you can enjoy stunning country views
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5. … or breathtaking city skylines
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6. You’ll get a good cuppa where ever you are
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7. The UK has some pretty fantastic palaces
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8. … and festivals
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9. … and fun fairs for all the family
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10. Brexit made a holiday in the UK cheaper than going abroad
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11. You can take your pets with you
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12. … and enjoy Britain’s finest pubs!
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13. Some of the world’s best ciders come from the UK
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14. There’s nothing like a traditional British Afternoon Tea
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14. Okay, maybe fish & chips by the sea
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15. … or a good pasty.
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Convinced that a holiday in the UK is a great idea? Well, let’s have a look at some potential holiday lets for you then. I’ve had a good old snoop around the cottages.com website and thought, I’d share my top 5 with you. You know, just so that you’ve got a little pre-selection. Here we go:
This charming country cottage in the moorland of Bodmin Moor sleeps 2 and is close to the beautiful fishing villages of the South Coast while being only a short driving distance away from the North Coast, Eden Project and Tintagel, the mythical home of King Arthur.
This pet-friendly and half-timbered cottage does not only come with plenty of 15th-century charm but also all modern amenities after undergoing extensive renovation work. It’s located in the heart of the Cotswolds and is the perfect starting point for day trips to the famous gardens of Hidcote Manor and Kiftsgate Court or beautiful nature walks.
Option 3: Oakland West in Windermere, Cumbria
If you’ve always dreamed of staying in a luxurious period property a la Downtown Abbey, Oakland West in Windermere is the perfect property for you. Okay, maybe not just you but for you and your entire family plus some friends. Sleeping 14, this majestic property has stunning looks across Lake Windermere as well as a beautiful outside space for your furry friends.
What are your plans this summer: Are you spending your holiday in the UK or are you going abroad?
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