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Holidays in the United Kingdom: Top Destinations
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Find a welcoming accommodation from £41 per night by exploring the 561,686 options available in United Kingdom. By comparing these different offers, HomeToGo highlights the most economical offers and the highest rated lettings in United Kingdom.
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Popular holiday rental amenities in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom is a great holiday destination if you want a property with a pool. A few of the accommodation options there include one. Also, more hotel rooms have pools than any other type of property. They are an excellent choice if you go in a group of 3, as that is the number of people they can accommodate on average. If you would also like to be close to the water, most of the holiday lettings offering a pool are located within 2 kilometres of the waterfront. If you want to bring your pet, you should easily be able to find a pet-friendly accommodation in United Kingdom. If this is a top requirement for you, check the cottage in United Kingdom. This is the most pet-friendly accommodation type there. You can also find various accommodation options if you would like to rent near the city centre, as a few of the pet-friendly rentals are less than 2 kilometres away from the centre of the city.
Price and Availability Index for United Kingdom
Holiday Letting Price Information in the United Kingdom
In the above graph, you will find United Kingdom is most expensive in December (24/12 - 31/12), when prices are on average £357 a night. The week with the lowest average prices is in November (19/11 - 26/11).
Holiday Home Availability Information in the United Kingdom
The availability graph shows the percentage of available rentals in the United Kingdom. The week with the highest booking rate is in January (29/01 - 05/02). Only 44 of the rentals are still available. Conversely, it is in October (08/10 - 15/10) that the highest percentage of rentals are available.
United Kingdom Travel from Coast to Coast in Beautiful Holiday Cottages
Explore the energy, diversity, and history of the United Kingdom with a vacation rental. From thriving cities to picturesque countryside, beautiful Britain has it all. What's more, you can choose from vacation homes that match the country's cultural melting pot, from chic city warehouse apartments in converted mills to picture-perfect thatched rural cottages.
Family activities for all
Not only does the UK have holiday accommodation to suit all needs and budgets, but it also has plenty to entice families. Many accommodations and holiday cottages are also pet-friendly if you're planning to bring your four-legged friend.
Walk, horse-ride, cycle, take a bus, or enjoy a traditional steam train in this tiny country with a big sightseeing agenda. The New Forest in Hampshire is a wonderful family space, and it has excellent accommodation hidden in the ancient forest, often with a superb gastropub within walking distance. Or book a cozy holiday cottage in Dumfries and Galloway, and explore the rugged landscape with climbing, mountain biking, and canoeing on the agenda.
Perhaps your family prefers culture? Head to buzzing Birmingham, home of the Peaky Blinders, or attend one of the many sporting, cultural, or entertainment festivals that abound across the country throughout the year.
Enjoy the Picture-Perfect Countryside
The UK is also renowned for its incredibly beautiful countryside, from the postcard-worthy towns in the Cotswolds to the rugged beauty of the Peak District. Enjoy accommodation that spans grand castles, spacious barn conversions, and private holiday cottage rentals. Alternatively, enjoy a classic seaside experience and resorts abound across the island's coastal districts.
Experience elegant Scarborough or Eastbourne or family fun in Bournemouth and Poole. Brighton is famous for its Lanes, festivals, and culture, and Cornwall is blessed with some of the world's finest and trendiest beaches.
Look for accommodation with sea views and a short wander to nearby cafes, bars, and restaurants, or book a holiday cottage with a wood-burner and hot tub for post-resort relaxation.
Why the UK is one of the world's foremost travel destinations
Britain's Buzzing Capital
London is an obvious choice, and the array of accommodation is breathtaking. Cruise down the Thames and visit elegant Kensington for shopping and world-famous museums, and stay in a high-ceilinged Georgian villa with a private courtyard. You'll never be bored in the capital city.
Edinburgh Fringe Festival
At the other end of the United Kingdom, you'll find Edinburgh, Scotland's capital. Every year the city is taken over by comics, creatives and artists for the largest arts festival in the world. But Edinburgh has more than just arts, from Arthur's Seat to the imposing Edinburgh Castle there's plenty to do all year round.
Explore Historical Sites
If History is your thing, the United Kingdom won't disappoint. With famous sites such as the mysterious Stonehenge in Wiltshire, or Hadrian's Wall covering 80 Roman miles, you can immerse yourself in the rich history or Britain. Be sure to stop into The Tower of London to take a look at the Crown Jewels!
The United Kingdom is glittered with Michelin-starred restaurants, with options as far south as Cornwall reaching way up to Perth in the North. Try Heston Blumenthal's Fat Duck in Berkshire, or Michael Wignall's Gidleigh Park. Just be sure to book ahead to avoid disappointment.
Diverse Music Scene
From Liverpool, the home of the Beatles, to London, the birthplace of Pink Floyd, the music scene of the United Kingdom is rich and diverse. New bands are regularly emerging, and visiting the UK gives you a chance to experience their gigs first-hand. If classical music is more your thing, try The Royal Albert Hall and watch some of the world's leading orchestras.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to rent a holiday home in the United Kingdom?
On average, a Hotel rooms or Apartment rentals in the United Kingdom costs £41 per night.
How many holiday homes are available to book in the United Kingdom?
There are currently 561,686 holiday homes in the United Kingdom to browse and book for your next trip.
What is the most popular holiday home amenity in the United Kingdom?
When booking a holiday home in the United Kingdom, consider looking for accommodation with internet, TVs, or gardens, which are the three most popular amenities for this destination.
How many holiday homes are on offer in the United Kingdom?
Holidaymakers looking for accommodation in the United Kingdom will be pleased to know that there are 561,686 options on offer, with prices starting from just £41 per night.
Am I allowed to bring my pet when staying in a United Kingdom holiday home?
Dogs are welcome in the United Kingdom, which is home to 56,300 pet-friendly holiday homes.
What's the best time of year to travel to United Kingdom?
Sun lovers should visit United Kingdom in July and August to enjoy the warmest weather.
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How England Travelled in 2021, Revealed By HomeToGo
From the jet-setters to the staycationers, the sauna obsessed to the dog devotees, the villa vacationers to the boat-trippers - HomeToGo reveals how travellers across more than 40 of England's counties thought about, planned for and took holidays throughout 2021.
From budget breaks to luxe escapes
Travellers from Surrey took the title of 2021’s biggest spenders with an average booking value of £228.86 per night while, with an average of £143.67, holidaymakers from Cornwall were 2021’s bargain hunters. See how your county compared by searching in the table below!
Forward Thinkers vs. Spontaneous Searchers
In 2021, travellers from the Isle of Wight left the longest lead times when it came to holiday planning, starting searches an average of 105.2 days ahead of their departure dates. With an average of 82.3 days between search and departure dates, Liverpudlian travellers landed at the other end of the scale, taking the title of 2021’s most spontaneous travellers.
Jet-Setters vs. Staycationers
Travellers across Leicestershire, Worcestershire and Derbyshire championed domestic destinations in 2021, with 84.5%, 83.3% and 83.2% of searches opting for nearby staycations respectively. Meanwhile, with 75.4% of searches dedicated to UK travel, holidaymakers from the Isle of Wight were the most enticed by international destinations in 2021.
Flex Appeal vs. Determined Dates
Holidaymakers from the Isle of Wight, Cornwall and Northumberland kept things flexible in 2021, with 43.3%, 41.7% and 41.2% of searches respectively making use of HomeToGo’s "Flexible Dates" technology. In contrast, travellers from Warwickshire had their minds most set on particular dates for trips this year, with the technology applied to only 35.6% of searches.
Making a Splash
While HomeToGo’s "Pool" amenity was the most frequently used filter in 2021 overall, search data reveals that travellers from Tyne and Wear, Liverpool and Durham were the most eager to take a dip and relax poolside this year.
Wedded to WiFi
Whether it was for the rising trend of "workations", Netflix binging or sharing holiday snaps on social media, HomeToGo’s "Internet" amenity was most often selected by travellers from Buckinghamshire, Rutland and Surrey in 2021.
Travellers from Leicestershire, Derbyshire and Worcestershire were the most prone to holidaying alongside their canine companions, with searches from these counties making the most frequent use of HomeToGo’s "Pets Allowed" filter.
Travellers from Tyne and Wear, Durham and Liverpool knew how to kick back and unwind in style during holidays in 2021, making the most frequent use of HomeToGo’s "Hot Tub" amenity filter.
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Escape To The Country
Opting for true rural retreats, "Farm Stays" were most searched for amongst travellers from Surrey in 2021 - followed by holidaymakers from Buckinghamshire and West Sussex.
Keeping It Cosy
Snug in the countryside, the "Cottage" accommodation type was most popular amongst travellers from Rutland, followed by holidaymakers from the East Riding of Yorkshire and Northumberland.
Looking for stylish sunny escapes, searches filtering for "Villas" were most often seen amongst travellers from the counties of Surrey, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire.
Travellers from Leicestershire, Herefordshire and Berkshire took to the water in 2021, with these counties seeing the highest percentage of searches using the "Boat" accommodation type filter.
Buckinghamshire, Surrey and Hertfordshire travelled in regal fashion throughout 2021, with HomeToGo recording the most frequent use of the "Castle" accommodation type filter across these three counties.
Into the woods
Seeking out serenity and countryside comfiness, the "Cabin" accommodation type filter was most popular amongst travellers from Rutland, Northumberland and the East Riding of Yorkshire in 2021.
Insight is based on all searches between 01.01.-08.12.2021 via HomeToGo domains from users with GeoIPs from the respective mentioned locations.
Prices are based on the average booking value per night of all bookings made via HomeToGo domains from the indicated region following searches carried out between 01.01.-08.12.2021 with any check-in date.
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