If you are looking forward to the summer months and dreaming about your ideal holiday do you look at your bank account balance and wince? So many of us don’t have the finances to go abroad, hit the beach, and gather a treasure trove of memories. But that’s not to say we should just stay at home and do nothing! Staycations are becoming incredibly more mainstream and give you the opportunity to enjoy what your motherland has to offer without venturing to a different time zone! What are the best ways to enjoy a staycation?
Go In A Group
There are coach hire companies around that give you the opportunity to make it feel like you are on holiday. You can all pile onto the bus and go far away! It’s something that people used to do in the 60s, pile into a charabanc, go on a long holiday and just have fun! Going on holiday in a group usually means heading somewhere like Magaluf. But while you might not be able to catch the sunshine that still doesn’t mean you can go and make it an experience of it! A group holiday is far more fun anyway!
A Big City Break
Due to the various Airbnb options out there you don’t have to spend a massive amount of money on a fantastic city break. You don’t even have to go to London if you don’t want to! Try Birmingham or Edinburgh! Edinburgh during the summer is perfect for those people that don’t like it too hot but also the fact that the Edinburgh Festival is there throughout the month of August can mean that prices shoot up somewhat. If you are looking for an abundance of culture, pop over to Glasgow instead!
Choose The Quieter Option
You might be mourning the fact that you’re not able to go to the Mediterranean but Cornwall’s got an abundance of amazing beaches. You might not think that Cornwall can’t even hold a candle to the Mediterranean but it’s not just the stunning beaches to write home about, but there’s a wonderful way of life associated with the Cornish culture. Yes, you can go surfing but you could also tour the amazing restaurants. If you’re looking for something more creative you could go to the Eden Project or Tate St Ives. There are plenty of campsites giving you the opportunity to tour around Cornwall without spending too much money. Cornwall is particularly mild all year round so you can enjoy a milder summer holiday.
Staycations a great way to save money but we can very easily take our homeland for granted. Whatever you want to do there is always an option. If you want to go biking across North Wales you can do it! If you want to traverse mountains, you’ve got the Scottish highlands or the Lake District. Or if you just want to do nothing you can go to any beach! Staycations are becoming more popular for a very simple reason that it’s cheap but it’s giving us the opportunity to make the most of what we’ve got in front of us!
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