Staycation Locations

With all the difficulties surrounding traveling abroad this year, why not look at spending your summer holidays a little closer to home? The UK is home to so many beautiful places that are perfect for summer getaways which also avoids the hassle of going abroad. You could spend the summer months exploring Bath’s gorgeous architecture, taking strolls across the beautiful Cotswolds countryside, or relaxing along Brighton Beach. The list is endless but we have made it easier for you by putting together a list of superb staycation location suggestions along with some great ideas of what you can do during your time there.  

After your stay, should you fall in love with these beautiful places and want to purchase a second home there or even make the move more permanent, we have also included some of our favourite properties that are now available for sale for you to take a look at.

Brighton

Let’s start with Brighton – a beautiful seaside resort located on the southern coast of England in the county of East Sussex. Brighton is a city that is often referred to as ‘London by the sea’ due to its bustling day and night life. Not only do you get to enjoy the beautiful seaside and Brighton Pier, there is also an abundance of restaurants, bars, shops and not to mention the opportunity to explore the fantastic lanes of Brighton. Take a look at this architecturally striking family home that is available for sale. The property sits along the coast of Brighton Beach and benefits from the most amazing ocean views that can be enjoyed from all key entertaining rooms and outside spaces. It has also been designed to ensure that all of today’s must haves for a young family are catered for.

Henley-on-Thames

Sticking with the waterside theme we have Henley-on-Thames – one of the most beautiful towns in England. It is a town and civil parish on the River Thames in Oxfordshire and is a world-renowned centre for rowing as each summer it plays host to the Henley Royal Regatta. Henley is considered one of the most beautiful English market towns with many interesting historical buildings, such as the Town Hall and St Mary’s Church. Amongst all of this, they also have a wonderful market square and many local shops to mosey through. This gorgeous family home is located on the edge of the exciting riverside town of Henley with easy access to all its amenities. The property was built as one pair of substantial Victorian Villas and offers a contemporary style of living with excellent facilities including a private pool and a cinema room.

The Cotswolds

Up next we have the beautiful rolling hills of the Cotswolds. Designated as the largest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the England, the Cotswolds covers 787 square miles and is the third largest protected landscape. The Cotswolds are famously known for its stunning rolling hills that stretch across south-central, West Midlands and England. Within the area sits various places of interest that are definitely worth visiting, including Blenheim Palace and Warwick Castle. We have this stunning and historic home in Painswick, also known as the “Queen on the Cotswolds”, which is available for sale. This property is a fine example of Georgian Cotswolds architecture and is surrounded by beautiful countryside. This is the ideal spot to appreciate a quieter and more relaxed lifestyle.

Bath

Another fantastic location to getaway to in the UK is Bath – the largest city in the county of Somerset, best known for its Roman-built baths and its Georgian architecture. There are many activities to dive into when visiting this historic city including the famous Thermae Bath Spa, The Roman Baths, The Royal Crescent, and the Bath Abbey. Take a look at this fine example of Georgian architecture that Bath is best known for. This beautifully presented courtyard maisonette sits within the Grade I listed townhouse, Pitt House, just off the world famous Great Pulteney Street in the heart of Bath city centre.

London

The country’s capital is also the perfect place for those who are seeking a city break and are looking to visit some of its key tourist sites. At London’s centre stand the Houses of Parliament, the Big Ben Clock Tower, Westminster Abbey, and Buckingham Palace – just to name a few! Best known for its abundance of shops, restaurants, bars and clubs, and all in all bustling lifestyle, you will never be bored in London. This highly impressive apartment in glamourous Knightsbridge provides you with London at your doorstep. Not only is the property located in Cadogan Square, one of London’s most desirable residential garden addresses, this specular apartment also benefits from a fabulous 24ft drawing room with intricate panelling and great ceiling height.