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Discover the magic of staycations with a holiday closer to home in the United Kingdom.

Holidays in the United Kingdom

You don’t need to hop on a plane for a taste of holiday fun. Why not book a holiday closer to home for your next adventure? From bustling cities and charming coastal towns to picturesque countryside, The United Kingdom is home to many destinations that give our European favourites a run for their money.

Comprising England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Island, the United Kingdom offers diverse experiences catering to every type of traveller. Stargaze in the Highlands of Scotland, surf the shores of Cornwall or hike the stunning hillsides of the Lake District. Hunt for monsters in Lock Ness, go coasteering around Wales’s rocky shores or witness world-class football in Liverpool and Manchester. From iconic landmarks and historic sites to vibrant festivals and stunning landscapes, your dream holiday could be closer than you think.


When is the Best Time to Visit The UK is a year-round destination, but the best time to visit depends on your preferences. Spring (March to May) and summer (June to August) offer pleasant weather and numerous festivals. Autumn (September to November) showcases beautiful fall foliage, while winter (December to February) is perfect for cosying up in charming villages and enjoying festive activities.


Where is the best place to stay? From quaint countryside cottages and beachside boutiques to towering luxury hotels with cityscape views, there’s a perfect accommodation for every traveller in the United Kingdom. A relatively small destination, you can explore a lot of the UK with coach trips or a hire car. However, where you choose to make your base, depends on the sights you want to see and the experience you desire. 

Travel guide

With so much to see and do, the United Kingdom is an ideal destination for travellers seeking a mix of history, culture, and natural beauty. 

  • Best time to visit: April-October
  • Average flight time: 1 Hours
  • Most suited for: Couples, Groups, Families
  • Currency: GBP

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Explore the Iconic Landmarks of London

Explore the Iconic Landmarks of London

London, the vibrant capital of the UK, is a must-visit destination. With so much packed around the banks of the River Thames, there’s something for every traveller in London. Like a little royal history?  Marvel at the grandeur of Buckingham Palace, witness the iconic changing of the guard, and explore the historic Tower of London. A lover of art and culture? Discover world-class museums like the British Museum and the Natural History Museum. From indulging in a spot of shopping along Oxford Street and Regent Street to catching a must-see west-end show London is an iconic place to holiday in the UK. Don't miss the chance to see breathtaking views of the city by riding the London Eye or ascending the Shard!  

Experience Other Big City Charms

Experience Other Big City Charms

Edinburgh, Scotland's enchanting capital, is a city steeped in history and culture. Visit the majestic Edinburgh Castle, perched atop an extinct volcano, and stroll down the historic Royal Mile. During August, immerse yourself in the world-famous Edinburgh Fringe, the largest arts festival in the world. Don’t forget to explore the beautiful Holyrood Palace and the lush landscapes of Arthur's Seat. Manchester, a city known for its rich industrial heritage and vibrant arts scene, also offers a dynamic mix of activities. Visit the impressive Manchester Cathedral, explore the Museum of Science and Industry, and enjoy world-class performances at The Lowry. Football fans won't want to miss a tour of Old Trafford, the home of Manchester United.

Uncover the Beauty of the British Countryside

Uncover the Beauty of the British Countryside

The Lake District is a paradise for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. With its serene lakes, rolling hills, and picturesque villages, it's the perfect destination for hiking, boating, and exploring quaint local shops. Be sure to visit Windermere, the largest lake in England, and enjoy a scenic cruise. The Cotswolds, an area of outstanding natural beauty, is renowned for its charming villages, rolling hills, and beautiful gardens. Take a leisurely drive through picturesque villages like Bourton-on-the-Water, Stow-on-the-Wold, and Castle Combe. Enjoy traditional English tea rooms, antique shops, and the idyllic countryside.

Learn the History of the Isles

Learn the History of the Isles

York, a city with Roman roots and a Viking past, is a treasure trove of historical wonders. Wander through the narrow, medieval streets of The Shambles, visit the impressive York Minster, and delve into the past at the Jorvik Viking Centre. For a unique experience, take a walk along the ancient city walls and enjoy stunning views of the city. No trip to the UK is complete without a visit to Stonehenge, one of the world's most famous prehistoric monuments. Located in Wiltshire, this mysterious stone circle dates back over 4,000 years and continues to captivate visitors with its enigmatic beauty and historical significance. Explore the visitor centre to learn more about the site's history and theories about its purpose.

Relax on the Coast

Relax on the Coast

Brighton, a lively seaside town on the south coast of England, offers a perfect blend of beach fun and cultural attractions. Stroll along the iconic Brighton Pier, explore the quirky shops in The Lanes, and enjoy a visit to the Royal Pavilion, an exotic palace with Indian and Chinese architectural influences. Brighton's vibrant nightlife and arts scene make it an exciting destination for all ages. Or head to the coast of North Wales, to see a picturesque village that feels like stepping into a fairytale. Designed in an enchanting blend of Italianate architecture and lush Welsh landscapes, Portmeirion is a haven of colourful buildings, winding paths, and stunning seaside views. Wander through its whimsical streets, explore hidden gardens, and soak in the serene ambience. Whether you're seeking artistic inspiration or simply a peaceful retreat, Portmeirion offers an unforgettable escape into a world of beauty and charm.

food and drink

Food & Drink

Traditional British cuisine, including fish and chips, roast dinners, and afternoon tea are must-tries when you’re travelling in the United Kingdom. Explore local markets and enjoy fresh produce, artisanal cheeses, and delicious pastries. From Scotland’s haggis, Dundee cake, shortbread, scotch pie, and Iron Bru to Wales’s Welsh Rarebit, Conwy Mussels, and Bara Brith; there’s something new to try wherever your United Kingdom adventures take you. 

Weather

Average monthly temperature in the United Kingdom (°C)

  • Jan 5°C
  • Feb 7°C
  • Mar 9°C
  • Apr 11°C
  • May 14°C
  • Jun 16°C
  • Jul 19°C
  • Aug 19°C
  • Sep 17°C
  • Oct 13°C
  • Nov 10°C
  • Dec 7°C
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