5 BEAUTIFUL PLACES FOR A UK STAYCATION

Daydreaming about getting away? You're not alone. From rugged coastlines to rolling hills, we've rounded up our favourite spots for a secluded summer staycation in the UK.

Two women drive away ina vintage car on a sunny day.
Two women drive away ina vintage car on a sunny day

Daydreaming about getting away? You're not alone. From rugged coastlines to rolling hills, we've rounded up our favourite spots for a secluded summer staycation in the UK.

A moody scottish highland landscape

THE SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS

Bleakly beautiful, the Scottish Highlands offers a peaceful escape from the city. Abundant with wildlife and steeped in history, rugged peaks form the backdrop to ancient battlefields, vast lochs and winding rivers, while you may be surprised to know its remote coastline is home to some of the best beaches in the UK - Achmelvich Bay could rival the Caribbean!

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WHAT TO WEAR

The sunny cornish coast

CORNWALL

Sandy bays, charming fishing villages and the warmest climate in Britain, there's little wonder why Cornwall has inspired generations of writers and artists. But aside from stunning scenery and sunshine, it also has a thriving restaurant scene with an international reputation for superb seafood. Currently operating from Trerethern Farm's kitchen garden, Prawn on the Lawn is well worth a visit.

The sunny cornish coast

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WHAT TO WEAR

The quaint cottages of a cotswold village

THE COTSWOLDS

A delightful medley of honey-hued villages, rolling hills and quaint thatched cottages, rural England doesn't come much more quintessential than the Cotswolds. Treasure hunters will enjoy browsing an array of antique shops, while those with green fingers are sure to be inspired by one of its many recently reopened manor house gardens such as Eastleach House.

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WHAT TO WEAR

A sunny blue sky now of the lake district

THE LAKE DISTRICT

With its glittering lakes, mountain tarns and steep hilltops, the Lake District harbours a dramatic beauty that makes it one of the most alluring corners of the UK, particularly for hikers. Alongside its breathtaking landscape, it has a growing culinary scene that champions the region's local produce. Michelin-starred Old Stamp House in Ambleside takes full advantage of the Cumbrian larder.

A sunny blue sky now of the lake district

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WHAT TO WEAR

the moody grey skies of snowdonia

SNOWDONIA

Boasting the highest peaks south of Scotland, Snowdonia national park is a hiker's paradise, punctuated with scenic mountain trails and bracing coastal paths. But it isn't all about walking. Rich in history, picturesque villages, World Heritage fortresses and Celtic shrines dot the valleys, too. Caernarfon Castle is a magnificent example of medieval architecture.

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WHAT TO WEAR

Before booking a trip, please check the government website for the latest travel advice.

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5 KEY PIECES FOR SUMMER

Holiday or not, summer is here! So build your warm weather wardrobe with these essentials, perfect for days at home – and when it's time to seek out your suitcase again.

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5 KEY PIECES FOR SUMMER

Holiday or not, summer is here! So build your warm weather wardrobe with these essentials, perfect for days at home – and when it's time to seek out your suitcase again.

READ THE EDITORIAL
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