Our best UK staycation ideas
Get away without breaking the bank! Choose a staycation in the UK and you’ll make a massive saving compared to going abroad. A staycation can make for the ideal family break, full of great attractions, sumptuous food and sensational sights.
Take your pick from 66 holiday resorts across the UK, making it easier than ever to enjoy everything our country has to offer.
What is a staycation?
The word 'staycation' derives from a blend of 'stay' and 'vacation'. Simply put, the term refers to a holiday spent within your own country, enjoying the activities closer to home as opposed to going abroad.
Where can I staycay in the UK?
With our holiday parks dotted all around the UK, from the tip of the Scottish Highlands right down to Cornwall's coast, no matter which part of the country you live in, you're sure to be within driving distance to at least one of our fantastic locations! The hardest part of booking a UK staycation is deciding where to visit next - will you choose the magnificent scenery of the Lake District, the traditional seaside towns of Essex or somewhere else?
Watch the video below for even more inspiration on where to spend your next UK staycation with Parkdean Resorts.
Staycation ideas for families
Choose the perfect UK family break!? We’ve got holiday parks near some of the country's best family attractions. Kids and grown-ups alike will love our jam-packed schedule of activities and entertainment too, with plenty of exciting new additions. From swimming pools to archery, you'll find it all at Parkdean Resorts.
The Big Sheep in Devon is the ultimate family attraction, keeping kids (and adults) of all ages entertained for hours.
Check out our Devon holiday parks to see what else the county has to offer.
Meet animals from around the world at Blackpool Zoo, from the king of the jungle through to chatty parrots and inquisitive monkeys.
Stay on the wild side at one of our Lancashire holiday parks.
The Goodleaf Tree Climbing centre takes you up to 70 feet above the ground, letting you and all your little monkeys explore the treetops and take in spectacular views.
Find your island holiday with our Isle of Wight holiday parks.
Romantic UK staycations for couples
Want to get away with that someone special? See our couples breaks in romantic locations in the UK. From historical ruins to the ideal place to watch the sunset - you'll discover lots of sightseeing and attractions. On park there are brilliant facilities too, whether you want to enjoy a romantic meal in The Boathouse Bar & Restaurant or take in some evening entertainment in our Showbars. Your break can be as lively or secluded as you like.
Burton Agnes Hall is a beautifully resorted English manor house, giving you the perfect chance to step back in time and walk its regal halls with your king or queen by your side.
Book your stay at one of our Yorkshire holiday parks.
The cable cars at Llandudno offer the perfect opportunity to get some unique alone time with the one you love, and maybe even pop an extra special question.
Start the romance in one of our Welsh holiday parks.
The Jurassic Coast is one of the most stunning natural spectacles in the UK, making it the perfect place to walk along holding hands and taking in the unrivalled views.
After all that walking, one of our Dorset holiday parks will make the ideal retreat.
Staycation in style with our range of accommodation
Our lodge holidays offer an extra touch of luxury, with beautiful decked areas right by the coast or cosy interiors nestled away in the countryside. Why not take that luxury even further? Some of our lodges come with hot tubs, making for the ultimate staycation getaway.Browse our lodges
Our static caravans make for the perfect holiday hold-up, with plenty of space for all the family to settle down after a day of exploring. We offer caravans in a range of sizes, each with its own great set of features designed to make your stay as comfortable as possible.Browse our caravans
Want a sense of adventure without missing out on all your home comforts? Glamping could be the perfect staycation choice for you. Ideal for couples who love the outdoors, or kids who just love to run around and explore, our glamping sites take regular camping to a whole new level of luxury.Browse our glamping sites
Why choose a UK staycation?
When it comes to going on holiday, there are lots of reasons why a UK break is the best choice. We’ve rounded up just a few of them.
- Save time travelling
Don’t waste time queuing up in airports waiting to board - just pack your bags, jump in the car and set off towards the sun.
- Great value
Use all the money you could have spent on plane tickets, airport snacks and currency and either set it aside or spend it on making your staycation stunning.
- Protect the environment
Your carbon footprint is much smaller when you travel by car, and with many of our resorts accessible by train, you could cut back on even more fuel.
- Bring your dog
It’s hard to take your dog on a plane, but it’s super easy to take it to one of our many dog friendly holiday parks.
- Book last minute
A last minute staycation is easy - no luggage charges, no passports, no visas, no airports, no fuss! Just pack your bags and jump in the car.
- Wide range of accommodation
From great value caravans and camping pitches through to the most luxurious of lodges, there's something for every budget with hundreds of accommodation types to choose from
- Explore the UK
The UK is home to so much fantastic countryside, coastline, architecture, history and lots more just waiting to be discovered.
UK Staycation Reviews
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