When we think of holidays, we think of sunning it up on a beach somewhere far away. In truth, there are plenty of gems to discover right here in Britain. All it takes is a little research to find top holiday destinations, right on your doorstep. What could be better? You still get to enjoy some time away, but you don’t have to worry about booking flights to get there. Catching planes only adds unnecessary stress to your time away, after all. If you’ve never holidayed in Britain before, you might not know where to start. We’ve compiled a list of destinations that are sure to appeal to you.

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No list of holiday destinations in Britain would be complete without a mention to the capital. If you’ve never spent time in London, it’s time to change that. There is so much to offer in the bustling city that you’ll be spoilt for choice. There’s something for everyone here, so it’s a case of taking your pick. If you like a good theatre production, book one of many 4 star hotels West London and get tickets to whatever takes your pick. If you prefer to stick with the traditional tour, take a trip to Buckingham Palace and The Tower of London. Or, get stuck in with a visit to the iconic Madame Tussauds. You could even book up to see your favourite bands at the O2 Arena.

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If you prefer to escape from bustle during your time away, the Cotswolds could be the perfect place for you. Book a country cottage for your stay. You’ll enjoy a rural lifestyle, surrounded by rolling hills and natural beauty. Though you’ll be in for a more relaxed stay here, there’s still plenty to keep you amused. You could take a trip to Cotswold Wildlife Park and get up close and personal with a more exotic type of nature. The Cotswolds are also rich in stately homes which you could tour around. This a journey you’ll want to take your hiking boots on, as there’s plenty of beautiful walks for you to enjoy!


Oh we do like to be beside the seaside. And the good new is, Brits don’t even need to go abroad to enjoy the beach. the coast of Devon and the town of Torquay. This luxury beach will feel like something straight out of an exotic location. With palm trees and a marina, you won’t even know you’re so close to home! There are British traditions that must be upheld during a British beach holiday. Stock up on sticks of rock, and make sure to eat plenty of fish and chips while you’re there!

If none of these locations appeals to you, don’t fear. Britain is rich in holiday options, do a little research of your own. Ask around your friends and see if they have any recommendations. If you’re not keen on the idea of a holiday close to home, give it a go. You’ll be pleasantly surprised!

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