Ideal locations for a UK getaway

Ideal locations for a UK getaway

With the opportunity for UK travelling drawing closer, we can’t help but envision weekends away with family and friends whist celebrating the turn of a new leaf.

The UK hosts a multitude of stunning locations that are perfect for getaways all year round – not just for the summer – so no matter what point of the year travel restrictions are lifted, you are able to tour the sights of England and vacate to witness some fresh British scenery! We have gathered our most loved UK destinations, allowing you to plan for your future group trips with a little inspiration.

Jurassic Coast

Stretching from East Devon to Dorset, the Jurassic Coast covers a distance of 96 miles and offers a dramatic coastline of uncountable glorious sights. As the UK’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site, this is a location that every Brit should experience the natural beauty of at least once in their lifetime.

The most iconic locations upon the Jurassic Coast consist of Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door, accompanied by the peaceful coastal towns of Swanage, Lyme Regis and West Bay. The coast boasts something for all ages to enjoy, from the scenic countryside trails and peaceful towns to the fossil hunting walks (yes, the Jurassic Coast is famous worldwide as one of the greatest heritage sites for prehistoric remains!)

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Lake District

Come rain or shine, the natural beauty of the Lake District is available all year round. Inspired by some of Beatrix Potter’s most famous tales and home to the UK’s tallest mountain (Scafell Pike), the location has proven to become one of the UK’s most loved destinations for an adventurous family getaway.

From a cycle aboard your mountain bike to explore the National Park, to a variety of endless water sports, the World Heritage Site boasts endless activities to keep the whole family entertained whilst enjoying the fresh British air. Of course, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction is on hand to provide even the youngest within your family with a day of bringing the magic to life.

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Scottish Highlands

This picturesque location surrounds you with magnificent views of Scottish mountains and peaceful lakes. Its range of activities for all ages are complimented by the historic scenery which covers 33% of Scottish land, pleasing all members of the family, even the furry four-legged ones!

From railway journeys aboard the train made famous by the Harry Potter films, to walks beneath Ben Nevis’ shadow, you will be utilising your camera from all angles. Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and take a moment to explore within the pure Scottish air before settling down at one of the Highlands magnificent eateries.

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Isle of Wight

With a short and blissful journey across the channel, this pocket-sized island is awaiting to spoil you and your family with a delightful escape from lockdown life. The coastline boasts a selection of sandy beaches for all ages (and those four-legged friends!) to enjoy.

From chairlift rides allowing you to absorb the majestic views of the Isle’s aquamarine waters and sand cliff bays, to a walkers haven through the rolling hills and chocolate box villages, the island provides picturesque locations at every corner throughout your UK getaway.

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For your British staycation, why not travel on board a spacious minibus, providing you with a journey of comfort, no matter how far you wish to travel. Here at CVS Van Hire, we have a range of rental vehicles available to cater to your bespoke getaway. Get in touch with a member of our team for any enquires or assistance by calling 020 8003 1184.

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