Where to holiday in the UK? 4 incredible destinations for your next adventure
While heading abroad for a trip is a fun experience, there are also plenty of excellent places to visit in the UK. A long bank holiday weekend can be the perfect time to explore our home islands. But where should you go for your UK getaway? We’ve got 4 fantastic suggestions for you to consider.
Remember that you should always get travel insurance as soon as you book your holiday, even within the UK.
THE LAKE DISTRICT – ENGLAND
The Lake District is an excellent choice for a UK trip with your loved ones. It’s a truly breathtaking place. More than 900 square miles of lakes, forests, and mountains are waiting to be explored. Tiny villages and B&Bs dot the landscape, meaning you can wake up with stunning views each morning.
A fantastic place to visit if you love cycling, hiking, or just returning to nature. The Lake District is also well known for its delicious food, so research some local restaurants and enjoy a nice meal out.
SHETLAND ISLANDS – SCOTLAND
For a unique experience, consider a trip to the Shetland Islands. Over 100 islands off the north coast of Scotland, make up Shetland. Be sure you bring a warm coat, no matter when you visit. The area is excellent if you enjoy water sports, with over 350 lakes to discover.
Shetland also has a strong Scandinavian feel, thanks to the Vikings who once called the area home. This gives the islands a one-of-a-kind feel for a UK trip.
LLANDUDNO – WALES
Consider this Victorian resort town in north Wales for a British beach holiday. Set between two headlands, Llandudno offers spectacular views and two large beaches to enjoy. You can also enjoy a stroll along the 700m long Victorian cast iron pier, the longest in Wales.
The area is also known for its incredible local wildlife. From a colony of seals that returns yearly to raise its young, to the Llandudno mountain goats, there’s something for any animal lover to enjoy.
DERRY – NORTHERN IRELAND
Try Derry for a fun-filled city break in Northern Ireland. Known as the Maiden City, Derry has a great mixture of history and modernity and is full of culture. You can tour the city walls or take a look into the making of the hit comedy Derry Girls. There’s also lively nightlife in Derry, with traditional pubs and more contemporary bars to choose from on a night out.