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Highlights United Kingdom
- Cornwall sea vacation
- Postcard towns in the Cotswolds
- Peak District National Park
- Chetham's Library
- Tea at Betty's in York
- Colourful streets of Notting Hill
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You can choose rentals that are at the heart of the country like London or if you want to immerse yourself in nature and enjoy outdoor activities there are several destinations, such as York in England, Portree in Scotland, Gwynedd in Wales or County Fermanagh in Northern Ireland. Here you have the possibility to relax in green and suggestive surroundings! You can find rentals also close to the beach if you prefer chilling under the sun instead of the countryside, for instance, Shanklin or Newquay in England.Rentals for all types of travel experiences
Rentals in the UK are homey and luxurious. In fact, the main rentals in the countryside are small old-fashioned cottages but with modern amenities like hot tubs, saunas or private pools. The vacation rental in the countryside are usually with wooden trims or wooden floors. Therefore, the wood or stone structure bestows to these rentals a timeless and romantic feeling. Besides the cozy English cottages, the rentals range from rustic to modern and classic design. Preferring more elegant and classical style furnished rentals? The metropolis, like Manchester or Cardiff, offer you a vast choice of these kinds of vacation rental and sometimes along with small, lovely gardens. Discover the miscellaneous rentals on your own, in a couple, with your family or with friends all year long.
The area and getting around
A country that has everything you might want to do, from wandering in nature, discovering majestic beaches, be amused by the beauty of national parks or modern and multicultural cities. Discover the north of the UK by hopping on one of the most beautiful railway routes in the world headed to Glasgow and discover the wild landscapes of Scotland, where we have the enchanted moors or lochs. When the train is getting close to the north-east keep an eye out for the Glenfinnan Viaduct where Harry Potter was filmed. Another suggestion is the home to an ancient volcano in Edinburgh, the Arthur seat. It's an easy hike but with a suggestive peak at 351 meters above the level of the sea. Everybody knows that you cannot visit this country without stopping for a tea and what about a singular place in a characteristic city, such as Bettys in York. It is a timeless institution!Discover the South
If you want to move toward the south and sip tea in the capital you can always stop at the Ritz or at the Devon. Once you are in London don't forget to visit Camden town and shop for the most particular accessories or unusual piece of clothing at Camden Lock Market or at Camden Lock Village. You will feel like being in Wonderland! The beauty of this country are the variegated landscapes and cities suited for each different personality. The Oxford and Cambridge universities are other stops to not miss, always surrounded by green, wooded and lush landscapes and with the calm river running through the campuses. During sunny days, it is a good idea to stroll along the Brighton seaside at the south of London trying traditional fish and chips with your family and friends or you can decide to take a tour of one of the 15 incredible national parks with idyllic fields and impressive mountains, like in Norfolk Broads. In the south-east, for a more intriguing adventure visit Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain. Want to get lost in the middle of nature? You should definitely head to Cotswolds, where villages like Blockley or Castle Combe, seem like postcards and these honey-coloured towns have preserved their natural beauty in a way that seems time has stood still.
Travelers and activities
Want to try something new and exciting? Surfing could be a great idea and there are, of course, beaches for experts and for beginners. Take your surfboard and head to Thurso in North East of Scotland or Porthleven in Cornwall to catch powerful waves and steep, impressive peaks. If you like surfing but it is a first-time experience then there are some moderate or small waves beaches with mellow waters that you might want to discover, such as Portrush East Strand in County Antrim or Saltburn in North Yorkshire. What about of a kitesurfing lesson in the best kitesurfing town in England? Visit the coastal town of Exmouth for a thrilling experience!The UK for romantic getaways
Want to surprise your better half? Enjoy a lovely and idyllic trip at the Fairy Pools in the Isle of Skye, crystal clear pools connected by breathtaking waterfalls or the historical city of Bath in Somerset countryside is another option, its roman baths are also a famous spot to relax. Want to enjoy nature, but at the same time be impressed by an Italianate architecture? The answer is the lovely city of Portmeirion in (North Wales), a unique coastal town with pastel-coloured buildings. You can also decide to be amused by one the most suggestive sunsets in the UK walking hand by hand in the white sandy beach whilst overlooking the stunning coastline and the blue waters in the Jurassic Coast.
Did you know that the British drink around 163 millions cups of tea daily?
Top 5 travel tips in the UK
A nice place to visit in Belfast is the Titanic Belfast museum, which is dedicated to the most famous shipwreck. The venue is a display of the city’s industrial heritage! Don´t leave the city without a hike at Cave Hill, you will be rewarded with an astonishing view.2. Enjoy a beach vacation in Cornwall
A place not to miss is Cornwall, that with its turquoise waters and majestic waves becomes a paradisiac destination. You can relax bathing under the sun and enjoying the view, or if you are in search of adrenaline you can give surfing a try! Finish your day enjoying fresh seafood or a typical Cornish pasty.3. Explore the musical side of Liverpool
The city is famous for being the hometown of the Beatles and if you are a big fan you cannot miss the Cavern Club where the best-selling band performed countless gigs. It is also known for its vibrant international food scene and architectural gems such as the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral.4. A vibrant, bold city: Manchester
The city has the oldest public library, Chetham's Library. It is also known for its international cuisine, indeed you should make a stop at the Indian Tiffin Room, where there are different curry-based dishes that you can try. Super tasty and delicious food! Besides this, Manchester has the most celebrated night out destinations as the Warehouse project. Craving for freshly brewed coffee after a fun night out? Stop for a coffee at Takk in the Northern Quarter.5. Stroll along the vivid streets of Notting Hill
The area is famous because it has the most beautiful streets of London with rainbow-coloured houses ranging from pastel colours to more cheerful ones. Eager to discover antique pieces? You cannot miss the Portobello Road Market, the world's largest antiques market here in Notting Hill. Better head there in the morning, because it gets crowded in the afternoon! After walking around Notting Hill vibrant and Instagram-worthy streets why not stop for dinner at Ledbury or at some classics like Gail’s or Osteria Basilico.
FAQs: Vacation Rentals and Apartments in the United Kingdom
What is the average price for vacation rentals in the United Kingdom?
The United Kingdom is one of the most expensive countries in Europe. An overnight stay there costs on average CA$244.59 per night.
When are vacation rentals cheaper in the United Kingdom?
According to our 2020 data, the months that allow you to save the most in the United Kingdom are March, January and February, with average prices of CA$211.14, CA$215.07, and CA$217.84, respectively.
When does the price of vacation rentals in the United Kingdom go up the most?
Analyzing the data from 2020, we found that costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of December (CA$267.48), July (CA$262.65), and August (CA$261.17).
Do I need to plan a trip to the United Kingdom well in advance?
If you decide to put the United Kingdom on your bucket list, we recommend organizing your vacation long before you go because it is usually very high in demand, with an annual average of 71% of rentals booked in the year 2020.
What are the best months for a spontaneous getaway?
In 2020, the months with the largest number of accommodations available of the year in the United Kingdom were January, May and February, with average availabilities of 48%, 40.2%, and 38.4%, respectively.
When are fewer rentals available in the United Kingdom?
The month with the highest average booked rental figures is August (only 13% of properties were available on average in 2020). Followed by September (13%), and October (20.8%).
How many rentals does Holidu have in the United Kingdom?
In the United Kingdom we work with 107 different providers to give you a choice of 110000 properties, so you will not be short of options!
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