Staycation Ideas Down South


Why take on the hassle and expense of international travel when amazing vacations can be found right here at home? This is the thought that is inspiring many UK residents who are looking to have some down time or make the best of advantage of their vacation days. Yes, without a doubt, staycations are trending in the UK as holiday makers discover and rediscover prized jewels right here in our own backyard. Take down south, for instance. That region has a plethora of staycation opportunities to offer travellers and thrill-seekers.  

Enjoy Nature Conveniently

If you’re a fan of glamorous camping (glamping), you’ll find plenty of opportunities down south. With a plethora of attractions like Stonehenge and the Surrey Hills, the south is brimming with adventures for those who seek a thrilling vacation.  

Holiday Parks Down South

Holiday parks down south offer guests idyllic natural sceneries and a plethora of opportunities to glamping. And thanks to the many providers of glamping services, holiday makers can delve into the beauty of nature while enjoying the frills of a modern vacation. These frills may include fully equipped tents boasting features such as electricity, wifi, and even hot tubs. 

In Farnham, Surrey, for instance, you’ll find accommodations like the Tilford Woods Lodge Retreat- a perfect staycation option for couples seeking romance intertwined with nature. Amenities like hot tubs help to make this an even more attractive option. The Canterbury Reach Lodge Retreat in Canterbury, Kent is another great option for vacationers who want to take in the splendour of nature without giving up too many of the traditional vacation comforts.  

The Combe Haven Holiday Park in Hastings, East Sussex offers guests the perfect family-style glamping-themed staycations. Guests can enjoy accommodations offering heated indoor and outdoor pools, a kids club, children’s play area and an onsite bar and restaurant. The more adventurous guests can explore the wonders of the nature reserve. 

Great Beach Scenes Down South

If the beach scene is what you seek, the south coast has a wide range of opportunities that are right up your alley.  In Dorset, for instance, you’ll find the gorgeous Jurassic coast. While in Dorset, you’ll also have the option of taking in the amazing scenery on the Isle of Wight. 

Hotels Down South

The hotels down south also offer the perfect home-based getaway. Shendish Manor Hotel in Hertfordshire, for example, is a great location to spend an adventure-filled down south staycation. The hotel’s facilities are perfect for refined and modernized outdoor adventures. At Shendish Manor, guests are only 40 minutes away from London and can enjoy the beauty and power of nature without the inconveniences that come with ‘roughing it’. The hotel offers gorgeously decorated spacious rooms, an onsite restaurant, ample parking and managed outdoor facilities such as a golf course. 

The hotel’s property spans 160 acres of amazing countryside and features splendidly manicured and maintained gardens that nature lovers can enjoy. And, of course, the more adventurous guests can venture out into the nearby natural attractions. 

Alternatively you can opt for a countryside staycation retreat in the heart of Hertfordshire, Manor of Groves Hotel. With great access to motorways and airports, this hotel accommodates those travellers that either choose to fly or drive. This stunning restored Georgian Manor House has picturesque surroundings, architecture and can house up to 400 guests for conferences and events.

You don’t have to leave the shores of the UK to find your perfect staycation, especially if you’re a fan of glamping. 


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