How We Produced This Guide
This list is made up of the 14 most searched holiday destinations in the UK which either are or contain National Parks or Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We gave scores based on four factors: Price, current availability for August, average sunshine for August, and the number of walking trails in the area.
After collecting data on each of these factors, we assigned each data point a representative numerical value between 5 and 10. Thus, the hypothetical perfect score would be 40. We used the following equations to calculate scores for each factor:
Score (i) = 5((i-min)/(max-min))+5
Price is based on HomeToGo’s own accommodation data for holiday rentals in the area (check in period between August 1st - September 30th, 2020).
Availability scores are based on HomeToGo's monthly booking rate data for the month of August 2020.
Weather scores are based on the average hours of sunlight for the month of August in each area. Averages were collected from the Met Office climate data and based on the monthly averages between 1981-2010.
Walking trail scores are based on the number of reported trails in the area. These numbers are based on crowdsourced data collected from a leading trail map and navigation website.
Please note that this is a forecast and prices and availability may change between now and time of booking.