With longer days and warmer weather now with us, nothing sounds better than planning a holiday for Easter. Plus, with plenty of stunning places to visit right here in the UK, you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to your staycation.
Are you thinking of a couple’s weekend away, with romantic country walks, and cosy accommodation? Or a jam-packed week, full of family-friendly activities?
Whatever your dream holiday consists of, you’re guaranteed to find the perfect place in the UK for your adventure.
Read on to find out our top holiday destinations for Spring…
If your Easter holiday wish list includes exploring the country’s finest coast and countryside, then take a trip to gorgeous Dorset.
This British gem is a perfect combination of stunning natural landscape and sun-kissed beaches. You’ll find woodlands, open moors, and wild heathland right on your doorstep, as well as Bournemouth and Poole beaches for fun-filled days out by the seaside.
There’s also plenty of activities to pique your interest, so why not visit the ape rescue centre, Monkey World, or take in the history of Corfe Castle.
When it comes to accommodation, you could book a cosy cottage on the coastline, or a log cabin in the heart of the New Forest. There really is something for everyone this Easter, with a holiday in delightful Dorset.
Isle of Wight
Discover the world-famous golden beaches, as you venture off the south coast of England to the Isle of Wight. As well as all the exciting activities and areas you can explore on this English island, your holiday begins with a bang, as you have to travel by ferry to get there!
Of course, there are spectacular beach locations to enjoy, but the Isle of Wight is also bursting with historical attractions, hundreds of venues to eat and drink, and is home to the UK’s oldest theme park.
If you fall in love with this location, there are plenty of lodges for sale in this area, such as Whitecliff Bay, for example. With holiday home ownership, you can visit your favourite place over and over again, whenever you like.
One of the most rural counties in Britain, Northumberland offers an unforgettable experience this Easter — whether that’s navigating the romantic ruins of numerous castles, or a family day out at Heatherslaw Light Railway.
Spring is no better time to visit, as the country blossoms – literally – and is alive with wildlife. You can discover nature in all its glory, with a visit to 12 acres of The Alnwick Garden. One of the world’s most ambitious new gardens, it encompasses the visions of the Duchess of Northumberland, and even includes a cherry orchard, bamboo labyrinth and a giant tree house.
For this idyllic location, why not book a B&B by the sea or a cottage in the countryside. If you’re splurging the budget, then why not consider a luxury seaside spa break. Northumberland truly has it all!
The Peak District
You can make holiday memories to last a lifetime, if you decide to travel to the Peak District. There is plenty to see and do in this magnificent part of the country, from cosy pubs and historic houses, to heart-thumping adventures on the Heights of Abraham cable cars.
With the arrival of spring, the UK’s first National Park is the perfect location for Easter, being home to some of the best walking and cycling routes in the country. Take in the natural beauty and sunshine with your partner or family, as they join you on an exciting bike ride.
There’s also a fantastic selection of accommodations to choose from in Derbyshire. You can stay at exquisite B&Bs or Hotels, opt for a self-catering apartment, or take on the adventure that is camping.
With so many stunning places to visit in the UK, our list of top locations could go on. Wherever you decide to go for Easter this year, you’re sure to have the best time with a British staycation.