holidays

Devon ranks as the third-best county for a UK 2021 road trip

The pandemic has forced us reconsider the ‘Staycation’. With tourist hot-spots booking up fast, online motor marketplace Dyler has compiled a handy guide to help you choose the perfect holiday for your summer getaway.

The UK’s top staycation spots

The research considered a variety of factors, from the safest roads to the most dog-friendly restaurants. Across all these factors, who...

Photography trips in the South West of the UK

The UK boasts of some of the best and most picturesque landscapes in the world. Amateur and professional photographers travel to the UK to build up a jaw-dropping portfolio rich in colours, hues, sceneries, and history. From Cornwall to Norfolk, with countless lakes, castles, and the Scottish Highlands, the UK offers unparalleled photographic views that delight even the most hardened heart...

Britons crown Devon as top holiday destination in 2021

Britons crown Devon as top holiday destination in 2021

2021 is the year of the Staycation and Britons will be splashing £31 billion on holidaying on British shores this year

We’re all going on a summer holiday, no more working for a week, is certainly the song for this summer, as 71% of the nation is planning to take a summer holiday and 85% of these holidaymakers are holidaying on British shores. With the average Staycation costing around £769....

Hedley Wood ready to welcome first guests of the holiday season

Hedley Wood will welcome their first holiday guests of the season on Monday 12th April following months of closure due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Despite the park being closed for a large part of the 2020 season the staff on site have been working tirelessly with an upgraded reception area, dog exercise field is now secure and will be getting agility equipment and balls making it more...

Devon holiday parks thank NHS heroes with discount stays

Six popular holiday parks in Devon are giving NHS staff a 10 per cent discount off their holidays as a thank-you for all their hard work during the coronavirus crisis.

The discount was announced by Park Holidays UK as the group's holiday parks prepare to re-open on 12 April, and is available to 1.3 million NHS workers across the UK.

It can be claimed against any holiday...

Plymouth based travel expert makes dreams come true

With ‘lockdown’ officially becoming the ‘word of the year,’ many people are looking to 2021 to sprinkle some much-needed magic into their holiday plans and, perhaps, to do something a little bit different.

And travel specialist Karen Thornton is rapidly becoming the ‘go to’ person to make those holiday dreams come true.

With an award-winning career spanning almost three decades...

Revealed: The winners of the UK’s 2020 staycation trend

The team at Dayinsure has revealed the winners of the UK staycation trend in 2020.

By collecting Google search volume data, Dayinsure has discovered which counties, seaside locations, and attractions have benefited the most from people deciding to holiday at home in 2020.

The search volume data was collected between March and July 2020, was sorted, analysed and presented,...

Families get in line as holiday caravan sales soar in Devon

Waiting lists for would-be holiday home buyers are being put in place at many of the six holiday parks in Devon operated by Park Holidays UK.

The group says it regrets that some customers are being asked to remain patient until new stocks of holiday homes are delivered, and extra pitches developed.

Director Tony Clish reports that demand for holiday lodges and caravans has...

TUI launches winter 2021/22 and summer 2022 programmes from Exeter Airport

TUI UK has launched winter 2021 and 2022 holidays from Exeter and is set to put summer 2022 holidays on sale from 5th November, with thousands of free kids’ places, low deposits from £75 per person and £0 deposit on direct debit bookings made online on offer.

This comes as 86% of customers surveyed in September said they expect to have gone on holiday again by next summer -...

Stagecoach SW announce reintroduction of Golden Hop open tops to Torbay

Days by the sea are about to get better with the reintroduction of Stagecoach’s Golden Hop open tops featuring the friendly bus hoppers! After much anticipation the route in Torbay will be back from 1st August, connecting Babbacombe, St Marychurch, Torquay Harbour, Paignton and Paignton Zoo, 7 days a week.

The route encompasses many of the area’s most popular hotels and attractions...

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