Staycation is a big buzzword at the moment. With so much uncertainty about travelling internationally again, it’s all about staying in the UK and making the most of what our country has to offer, and even if international travel will be possible this year, a UK staycation can still offer so much.
Devon is a frequent hit for families the UK over, with its bustling activities and picturesque harbour to beautiful sandy beaches, as well as a large array of choices of hotels and restaurants. There is an impressive range of opportunities for families to explore, from museums and boat trips to attractions like Dinosaur World. Beautiful towns and villages in Devon - Clovelly - Lynton and Lynmouth - Dartmouth - Dittisham.
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Cornwall is known for being one of the hottest counties in the UK during the summer and is a popular destination too due to its lovely long sandy beaches. It is renowned also for its exquisite Cornish pasties and top-notch quality ice cream and clotted creams. If you love food why not give Cornwall a go this summer? Beautiful towns and villages in Cornwall - Port Isaac - Looe - Fowey - Charlestown - Megavissey - Mousehole - Polperro.
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3. Lake District
The lakes district is one of the most naturally beautiful areas in the UK. It is very well known for its idyllic rolling countryside, cosy cottages and countless lakes. With plenty of available activities such as boat rides, kayaking and perfect picnic spots, this is a place hard to ignore, due to its striking scenery and pure fresh air. Beautiful towns and villages in the Lake District - Ambleside - Grasmere - Cartmel - Keswick - Hawkshead.
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4. Peak District
The Peak District is the Uk oldest national park and is a perfect place for family-friendly walks. It is also famous for its impressive limestone valleys and moorland plateaus. Dovedale Stepping Stones (and Thorpe Cloude), Padley Gorge and Stanton Moor are all easy Peak District walks and the views of the surrounding rolling hills are truly spectacular. Beautiful towns and villages in the Peak District - Ashford-in-the-Water - Bakewell - Alstonefield - Castleton - Edale - Tissington.
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There are endless choices in Yorkshire for families. Visit the historic city of York, quick and easy to get about, being compact and easy to visit major attractions on foot. Take the child-friendly tour of York minster and walk along the ancient medieval walls. Or you can take a trip to the Yorkshire Dales to climb to the top of the famous Malham Cove known for featuring in the Harry Potter movies. Beautiful towns and villages in Yorkshire - Hutton-le-Hole - Thornton-le-Dale - Middleham - Kettlewell - Grassington - Staithes - Whitby.
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