Top reasons to holiday in the UK

20/07/22Top reasons to holiday in the UK

One of the things that the last few years has reminded many of us, is that the UK has so much to offer in way of the ideal holiday destination. With its choice of rolling countryside, bustling cities, quaint villages, beautiful beaches, magnificent mountains, rivers, forests, woodlands and so much more, you’ll be spoilt for choice as to where to go. In fact, did you know, England, Wales and Northern Ireland have 46 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), covering 18% of the countryside, over a fifth of the English coast, and including 12,000 miles of footpaths and bridleways?

With so much to explore on our own doorstep, why would you holiday anywhere else?

No-fly zone

The added attraction of not having to deal with airports this summer is another good reason to stay within the UK. It has been reported that tens of thousands of passengers have been affected by disruption at UK airports and flights cancellations in recent months. Recruitment within the aviation industry continues to play a big part in this, as airlines struggle to rehire workers following the mass redundancies that were bought about by the pandemic. Holidaying in the UK gives you the choice of travel arrangements from bike to car and coach to train. Plus, if you go in your own car, you don’t need to worry too much about what to pack, as you can fill the boot with something for every eventuality.

Mindful of the impact

A UK holiday can also help with your health and wellbeing too. Without the added stress of check-ins and passports, flight delays and cancellations, vaccinations and language barriers, you can ease into your holiday routine much quicker and leave the stress of work and home behind – be it for the weekend, the week, the fortnight or longer. While British roads might be busier over the holiday period, you can decide when you are travelling and hopefully avoid the worst of the rush. It is easier to also bring the extended family together for a UK break, specially if they are travelling from different parts of the country.

Counting the pennies

While holidays are always going to be a necessary luxury, the cost of holidaying in the UK is still going to work out more cost-effective than holidaying abroad. The recent cost of living crisis has meant we all need to watch our budgets, so swapping your sangria for cider and your poolside villa for forest lodge, might be a swap worth making, while still making some wonderful memories together.

Woodland Park Lodges is situated in the beautiful county of Shropshire and provides the perfect base to explore Shropshire, Cheshire and North Wales. Find out more and book your stay in one of our beautiful lodges today.