Across the UK, the lockdown has begun to ease and even flights are beginning to take to the sky, but not everyone will fancy flying for a getaway. We have a selection of getaways that won’t require a passport.
Oxford - Scenic City Views
Perfect for those looking to soak in classic English architecture while surrounded by beautiful vintage book stores filled with hidden gems. The scenic city is home to Cornmarket Street which is the busiest shopping street in this quaint city. This pedestrian-friendly is often referred to as the ‘Corn’ and is also home to the Covered Market for a quick snack from a mixture of food retailers.
Edinburgh - Cobblestone Roads
You can’t visit without seeing the iconic Edinburgh Castle but that’s not all the Scottish city has to offer. A personal favourite is the walk to Arthur’s Seat, one of the best views of Edinburgh and the surrounding areas. If you prefer the hustle and bustle of city life, then we would recommend visiting the cobblestone streets and picturesque houses of the old town which features plenty of local restaurants and even a little history if you look close enough.
Isle of Wight - Ideal for Getting Off Mainland
This ideal for feeling like going on holiday without needing your passport, the Isle of Wight is a short ferry ride but ideal for getting that off the plane feeling and on new ground that comes with going abroad that a lot of us are missing. Take a trip on the chairlift along the rolling clifface for beautiful views and a plethora of activities for the whole family. Whether a fairground ride or a sweet shop experience.
Anglesey and Northern Wales - The Adventurer Inside
Looking for adventure and beautiful attraction, then look no further than the Llechwedd Slate Caverns. While giving you a deep understanding of the history of slate in the area. If you are looking for something for the thrill seekers, then this is the place to visit, with underground ziplining and underground trampolining make it ideal for all the family.
Yorkshire Dales - Walking Holiday
For those looking to take in the fresh countryside air after months of being cramped at home, the Yorkshire Dales are the best place to get your legs moving and clear your head. With numerous walks in the area of different length and difficulty you will find one to suit you. One for all the family is the Aysgarth woods and waterfall where you will hear the chirping of nearby birds and maybe even spot some four legged animals before looking out on distant views of Castle Bolton.
Peak District - Beautifully Serene
Serene views and plenty of activities, the Ladybower Reservoir is a beautiful natural body of water which is ideal for boating, canoeing and swimming. If water isn’t your forte then there are plenty of scenic walks which surround this idyllic area. If you travel far enough you will reach the Bamford Edge which gives you stunning views across the y-shaped reservoir.
Bath - Historically Beautiful
Surrounded by Somerset countryside, the beautiful historic city of Bath features Gothic architecture that meshes well with the more modern building. The Roman Baths is the iconic historical location that you must visit. With the ruins being home to an excellent museum displays which make this a must do for all.
Cornwall - Beaches and Rocky Walks
Land’s End is the perfect place to see panoramic views across the westernmost point of Cornwall. With plenty of walks along this scenic coastline which lead to a variety of eateries for those looking to sample the local favourites. Once you’ve got your fill you can have a nice walk to do a little shopping at the West Country Shopping centre to get those souvenirs sorted for your loved ones.
Cotswolds - Road Trip Perfection
For those looking to relax in quaint villages, the Cotswolds is the perfect spot to do this with beautiful cake shops and to leisurely explore. With outstanding natural beauty, this is the perfect place to roadtrip around whether exploring the rolling hills or small villages while enjoying hearty meals and of course the beautiful vistas.
Isle of Mull - Caribbean Like Beaches
Sand, sea and maybe not always sun but still the Isle of Mull is known for its beautiful sandy beaches. These will remind you of Caribbean beaches that you won't be able to get away this year. This is the best way to experience the sand between your toes. If the sand isn’t for you then why not take in the colour and quaint seaside resort.