The best UK holiday destinations

The best UK holiday destinations

Discover all you need to explore the best of British
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Why you should choose a staycation in the UK

Whether you want to be kinder to our planet or reduce travel stress, a family/pet friendly staycation is the ultimate way to unwind. With no delayed flights, long car journeys and expensive activities, a holiday in the UK offers the best in relaxation. After some staycation inspiration? We’ve got you covered with our recommendations for the best UK holiday destinations to escape to.

Log cabin hidden in the forest

Escape to a cosy cabin in the forest

Go surfing in Bristol (yep, really)

UK holidays just got quirkier. There’s no need to hop on a plane to experience the most epic summer of your life. You can now head to Bristol instead. Home to brand new inland surfing lake The Wave, Bristol has become one of the coolest places in the UK to catch a wave. And if you're in search of freedom and fresh air, there’s lots of breezy walks to enjoy in the more rural surrounding areas too.

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People surfing in a wave pool

Photo Credit: The Wave, Bristol; Global Shots

A woodland escape in Cheshire

Luxury cabins in Delamere Forest. Our newest location is tucked away within the Cheshire Plain. At Delamere Forest, new-look luxury hot tub cabins blend into lush forest landscapes creating the quintessential forest getaway.

Cheshire is known as one of the UK’s best holiday destinations thanks to its incredible scenery and reputation for tranquility. Stroll amongst the evergreen trees of Delamere Forest, head off on a scenic pet friendly trail and forget your troubles as nature wraps around you. 

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Log cabin nestled in the forest at Delamere, Forest Holidays

Take a peek at our cabins in Delamere Forest

Explore the glorious Lake District

One of the most beautiful locations in the world. Recently voted one of Time Out’s top destinations of 2020, the Lake District is a must-visit for those in search of tranquility. Crystal clear lakes, rocky landscapes and a rich heritage mean the Lake District ticks all the boxes when it comes to seclusion, privacy and oneness with nature. 

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Lake reflection of mountain in the Lake District

Experience the beauty of the Lake District

Discover calm in Yorkshire

Hot tub lodge holidays in Keldy and Cropton. With its rugged coast and miles of countryside, Yorkshire is one of the best holiday destinations in England. Whether you want to find serenity in the forest or get back to nature we have two peaceful locations which make the ideal base for your Yorkshire break. 

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Log cabin situated in a woodland meadow at Cropton, Forest Holidays

Cabins at Cropton are situated in a idyllic woodland meadow

Seaside breaks in Cornwall lodges 

Uncover our Deerpark cabins. Unsure of where to go on holiday and in need of some ‘vitamin sea’? Cornwall is home to a subtropical climate and some of the most breathtaking beaches in the country. Our Deerpark location is nestled deep in the forest but close enough to grab the buckets and spades for a day at the seaside. Simplicity at its best. 

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Log cabins sit waterside to a millpond at Deerpark, Forest Holidays

Golden Oak Waterside cabins at Deerpark sit along the tranquil millpond

Find variety in the Peak District 

Vibrant towns and scenic landscapes. Whether you fancy visiting the iconic Chatsworth House or wandering around the bustling towns of Matlock Bath, and Bakewell, the Peak District is a hub for quaint English tourist spots.

Prefer your holidays to move at a slower pace? Delve into the rural charm of Buxton (the famous spa town) or spend a few days getting back to nature within the green open spaces at the Peak District National Park. 

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The Welsh wilderness of Beddgelert

A natural escape in Wales. The best UK holidays destinations are ones that work in all seasons. From wild and windswept to bright and breezy, a trip to Wales will always inspire.

Journey through thick forest, traverse tumbling rivers - and try to make it to the top of Mount Snowdon. Our Beddgelert location within Snowdonia National Park cultivates a sense of secluded adventure for the explorer at heart.  

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Green mountain views in Wales

Breath-taking mountain views in Wales

The best UK holiday destinations in the rest of England and Scotland too… 

When you book with Forest Holidays you can choose from 11 UK holiday destinations surrounded by natural beauty, fresh air and wide open spaces. Perfect if you need something to look forward to.

Hampshire to NorfolkGloucestershire to Yorkshire, your dream vacation is only a few clicks away. From stargazing in lochside hot tubs in Scotland to mountain biking at Sherwood Forest, UK holidays can provide a lifetime of wonderful memories. Plan your next adventure today.

Lochside view of log cabins in Scotland

Dotted along the loch are our Golden Oak Lochside cabins