STAYCATIONS ARE THE NEW VACATIONS!
You might be sad at the thought of ditching your sunglasses, and plane tickets but Summer’s not cancelled! Whether you're into sports, arts and culture or just kicking back and relaxing, you're sure to find something to do right here in the UK. In recent years, Brits have been ditching their passports in favour of a UK holiday, and we’ve taken a look at why you should too…
Great British beaches
There’s no need to jet off for a coastal getaway! Whether you’re looking to chill out on a deckchair, or stroll along the pier, the beautiful British seaside has it all. Ride the wave of magic and fun in Blackpool, where you can hop aboard the iconic Heritage train, reach new heights at Blackpool pleasure beach, or sample fresh seafood along the seafront. Village Hotel Blackpool is the perfect location to rest your head, located under 10 minutes away. If you love dipping your toes in sea and sand, Bournemouth’s seven miles of award-winning beaches are a must-see. Bournemouth basks in some of the warmest temperatures in the UK, and was voted as best UK beach in 2018, and you’ll soon see why, with a staycation at Village Hotel Bournemouth - located under 10 minutes’ drive away. Just don’t forget your sunscreen!
Less hassle, more fun
Have you ever got back from a holiday feeling like you needed another, to recover? Holidays abroad can be stressful, especially with children. When holidaying in the UK there is no need to worry about delays, jet lag and local currency. There’s no early morning airport trips, or wasting money keeping yourself entertained in the departures lounge. Plus, you aren’t forced to choose between your favourite t-shirts to get your suitcase under 15KG. Here in the UK we have stunning award-winning beaches, countryside walks, family-friendly attractions, and buzzing cities. Plus, with 31 great Village Hotels across the UK you’re never far from a comfy bed for the night.
Heaps of history
Become a tourist in your own country by delving deep into Britain’s rich heritage. From regal sites, and the home of the Beatles, to Roman forts and the famous dome that dominates London’s skyline, Britain is jam packed with historical sites to visit, perfect for the whole family. The famous city walls of Chester are surrounded by a wealth of history; including the largest Roman Amphitheatre in Britain which is located under 20 minutes’ drive from Village Hotel Chester St Davids.
Britain is bursting with vibrant, inspiring cities each with their own personality… From contemporary Manchester, to patriotic Cardiff. Lively Newcastle to arty Bristol. Britain’s cities can be easily overlooked when you live here, but whether you’re looking for a romantic break, a solo adventure or fun for all the family, a short drive can uncover many hidden gems. Top of many travellers' bucket list is England’s capital city, London. The endless sightseeing opportunities and remarkable shopping offer something for every type of holidaymaker. Take the whole family on a magical adventure to the Warner Bros Harry Potter studio; where you’ll explore the wonders of the wizarding world, and conjure up the secrets from behind the spooky scenes. Village Hotel London Watford is just 20 minutes’ drive away, so you can be tucked up in a super-comfy bed quicker than you can say abracadabra.
Great British offers
The pennies spent abroad can soon turn into hundreds of pounds, but a UK staycation can often mean serious savings. Don’t worry about splashing out on airport travel, high-priced hotels, expensive activities and forking out on food to feed the kids… Save for sightseeing and shopping with a 3 night Summer break from just £149. Enjoy £40 to spend on food on your first night, plus kids stay and eat free. Available for stays until September 2020.Book your staycation here.