With the summer holidays right around the corner, you might be looking to plan a couple of days out? While international travel rules and regulations might be up in the air, staycations and days out in the UK are in full force. The UK is small and mighty when it comes to beautiful locations and exciting days out. To inspire your next trip, we have collected various locations and ideas to keep you entertained over the summer holidays. You deserve it!
Days Out and Entertainment
Thorpe Park Resort
Thorpe Park is home to some of the most thrilling attractions and rollercoasters. Not only is Thorpe Park home to the world’s first horror-themed roller coaster, but it has over 30 rides, attractions and live events. Thorpe Park is a wild day out you’ll never forget.
Go Ape is all about creating unique adventures for everyone. Whether you’d like to unleash your inner Tarzan and swing through the trees, or you’d prefer to zip-line your way across the forest, there is something for everyone!
After a long academic year, perhaps you are looking to get away with the family or loved ones for a weekend? From live music, fairgrounds to waterparks, Butlins is the perfect destination for the whole family!
Madame Tussauds London
Known for its outstanding and unparalleled life-like wax figures, Madame Tussauds is a day out for everyone. From the latest Marvel superhero to Her Majesty the Queen, book your day out and stand next to your favourites!
Places To Visit
Your free time is precious, and you deserve to make it unique, so why not visit Whitby? The famous seaside is packed full of quirky, historic and scenic activities to keep you occupied the entire weekend (or for a fun day out).
If you plan on visiting Whitby, one of the most iconic landmarks is the Whitby Abbey. Not only do ghosts haunt the Abbey, but it is also well known for being the home of Dracula. Yes, that Dracula.
If spooky buildings aren’t your thing, don’t worry. Whitby has many other options, from Coastal cruises, hikes, old-time shops, galleries, open-top bus tours, and so much more.
There has never been a bad time to visit the Lake District. Known for its glassy waters and towering peaks, the ‘Lakes’ have so much to offer the outdoor adventurer. The Lake District is home to England’s deepest lake and highest mountain – offering visitors exciting views at every turn.
Alongside its beautiful scenery, the Lake District also offers a wide range of activities. From cycling, boat cruises to stargazing adventures, the fun never ends. Plus, the local villages are home to some of the sweetest Pubs and restaurants.
Are you looking for a weekend break in a place with personality? Well, look no further. York is best known for its historic landmarks, quirky stores and one of a kind experiences.
When visiting York, you have a wide variety of stores and restaurants at your doorstep. One of the most incredible attractions you must visit is the York Minster. Not only is it a fabulous building with decades upon decades of history, but the tours are genuinely magnificent.
Not a fan of history? No problem? How about a trip unique to York’s chocolate story? Based in the city centre, this incredible attraction unwraps the history of chocolate, allowing you to learn the art of the chocolatier (plus you get chocolate).