Best Places to Staycate This Winter

One of the great things about staycations is you can enjoy them all year round. Every season holds something special in the UK, especially during the wintertime. Enjoy crackling log fires, piping hot hearty food, toasty pubs, and how can we forget the gorgeous frosty views.

Everybody is different when it comes to a getaway, so whether you fancy a coastal escape, city break or even a rural retreat, there’s certainly something for everyone to enjoy in our list of some of the top UK winter staycation places.

The Cotswolds

Filled with wonderful villages and picture-postcard cottages, Cotswolds is an incredibly popular winter destination in the UK. The Cotswolds is a haven for food lovers; it’s home to a wealth of independent farm shops, tearooms and restaurants that serve delicious locally sourced food.


From visiting the Roman Baths to architectural masterpieces like the Royal Crescent, you’ll travel centuries in just a few steps in this fantastic location. Bath is a lively, thriving city, with hundreds of restaurants and cafes serving everything from Michelin-starred gourmet dishes to satisfying street food.

It is also home to cocktail bars, traditional pubs and an evening scene that embraces live music, comedy and theatre.


Edinburgh is one of the best winter city breaks in the UK and it’s steeped in amazing history. Whether you want to take part in a Scotch whisky tasting experience on the Royal Mile or immerse yourself in Scottish culture visiting the Edinburgh castle, this destination truly has something for everyone.


During the winter months, the coastal scenery and sprawling beaches in Devon offer the ideal destination for a crisp morning walk, with hill hikes for those who love an outdoor adventure. Devon is also home to quaint towns and villages that offer unique shops and eateries, perfect for a wintry day out.


Visiting and exploring our capital is perfect at any time of the year. There’s so much to see and do in this wonderful and famous city. Go and see the stunning statues of some of the most famous faces throughout history, see Big Ben, ride the Big Wheel, visit the museums, there’s an endless list of activities!


As one of the friendliest cities the UK has to offer, Liverpool lets you experience its unique culture and heritage in a variety of ways. From wandering around the iconic Royal Albert Dock to visiting the legendary Beatles’ venue, the Cavern Club, this loveable city is a UK winter staycation gem. Let’s not forget it’s famous shopping centres!

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