Now we know that you can’t go anywhere at the moment without hearing the words ‘Staycation’, but with 2020 throwing the biggest of curveballs, staying local really is the best option.
We actually wrote this before rona hit, because the south-west really is best and we wanted you to hold off booking those flights and instead opt for a more sustainable holiday.
The UK has some great spots and here in Bristol, we couldn’t be situated better. We’re are close (ish) to Cornwall and Wales, which are known for their internationally renowned beaches (honestly, give it a Google), as well as the Cotswolds, Somerset and Devon.
So check out some of our favourite spots and start exploring the great British countryside!
We do admit, some locations are a little far, but they are closer than Spain, so we think we may just get away with them...
Yes, that’s right, it’s not just a festival. With the Tor, a whole load of street art and a variety of café, we want you to remember Glastonbury after the festival season. If this wasn’t enough, there is also a regular bus from Bristol, so you don’t even need to worry about transport.
If fish and chips on the beach, winning tokens in the amusements and a cheeky ice cream at the end day, is your idea of heaven, then Brean sands is not to be missed. If this wasn’t enough it takes just an hour to get to, so is the perfect summer evening adventure.
The birthplace of Cheddar cheese, Cheddar has walks, caves and even a shop dedicated to cheese! If you are looking for a walk with incredible views over the Mendips, we’d add Cheddar to your list.
If you are looking for a Summer road trip with your pals Croyde Bay could be the perfect option. Located in between Woolacombe Bay and Saunton Sands, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing which beach to sun bath on first.
Known for its surf beaches and art scene, St Ives is a great based for exploring Cornwall. Looking to try something new? Why not book a surf lesson while you’re there and hit the waves!
Famous for the popular Boardmasters Festival, if you’re looking for sun, sea and some incredible live music, we would recommend checking Newquay out and booking your trip soon!
The Gower Peninsula
This is the first place in the UK to be designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and we’ll just leave it at that.
The Pembrokeshire Coast
Just Google more pictures, honestly Google more and we are sure that a Welsh adventure with your mates will be pending, imminently.
Whatever you do this Summer, stay safe and make sure you are sticking to the Government guidelines. Also, if you don’t feel ready to go on holiday that is absolutely fine, just spend this Summer planning for next year!