Shaded Nation – Shade Sails
The effects of the financial crisis mean a lot of people have less money to spend on holidays and can’t afford to jet off abroad for a break.
However, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some time away from home, as an increasing number of Brits are choosing to take their holidays here in the UK, a trend that has been dubbed staycations.
So, here are Shaded Nation’s top suggestions for how to spend a British-based break this year.
Be beside the seaside
Living on an island has its perks, as the UK has no shortage of seaside resorts to spend a staycation at. From Blackpool and Bournemouth to Scarborough and Skegness, wherever you live in the UK you’re never too far from the coast and be it crazy golf, amusement arcades or simply relaxing on the beach, there’s always something fun to do on the seaside.
Hit the capital
The fact it’s based in the UK can make it easy to overlook just what a fantastic city London really is, but there’s a reason tourists from all over the world flock to the capital. London genuinely has something for everything and is an ideal way to spend a staycation.
Take a city break
The capital isn’t the only city worth visiting and there are plenty of other locations worthy of a holiday. Edinburgh, Oxford and York are ideal for history buffs, while Birmingham and Manchester are great for culture and shopping.
Escape to the country
If you’re look to get away from the humdrum of urban life why not head out into the countryside? From the rolling hills of the West Country to the bleak and rugged mountains of Scotland and Wales, the UK is brimming with natural beauty and regardless of where you live the country is never more than an hour or two’s drive away.
However you choose to spend your staycation, remember it’s important to stay safe in the sun and take precautions against getting burnt.