The UK has an array of seaside destinations which can make the perfect staycation for those who prefer to take their holiday a little closer to home. Here are some of the best potential destinations in the UK for a staycation which are all by the sea.
Portsmouth located on the south coast of England in the county of Hampshire is a well known port in the UK with significant naval history and as a result of this are the many attractions that are around the represent this history in depth and therefore perfect for those who have a particular interest in this area. Such attractions include former boats such as the HMS Victory and HMS Warrior which are now museums in addition to this you will also find the D Day Museum and The Royal Naval Museum. Spinnaker Tower is one of the newest tourist attractions opened in the city and is always worth a trip, especially on the clear weather days. Head to the viewing platforms and you will be able to take a bird’s eye view of Portsmouth for around 23 miles depending on the weather conditions. Not for those that are afraid of heights! You can stick to a budget whilst paying for this attraction by using a Spinnaker Tower discount voucher.
Cornwall is the destination to head to if you want a truly authentic seaside holiday on beautiful beaches with lots of activities on the beach and in the water. Choosing just where to go in Cornwall is often the main issue visitors have with towns such as Newquay, Truro and Falmouth so it is advised to look at which tourist attractions you would be interested in visiting before choosing your accommodation. Some of the things alongside the beaches that are on offer by Cornwall include The Eden Project, Dairyland Farm World and a Monkey Sanctuary. There are 106 beaches to choose from and all of these offer something a little different, from the quiet tucked away retreats to the busy family beaches and the beaches with fast currents for the more adventurous types!
There could not be a list of the top seaside holidays in the UK without including Brighton, one of the most popular destinations for a day out at the sea for those located in the south of England and it is easy to see why it has been voted as one of the top 10 city beach breaks in the world! The seaside action is set around the pier with a significantly cosmopolitan vibe with clubs and bars available for entertainment during the evening. Throughout the day there are countless art galleries, traditional seaside activities and beach sports and an array of museums such as the Brighton Fishing Museum available to appeal to all ages.