It’s understandable that after a restrictive few years, you may want to take 2022 to seize a staycation. The UK boasts some of the best locations for a retreat, whether you’re craving the silence of the countryside or the bustle of a city break. All these places to visit in the UK are easy to get to with the convenience of private coach hire – you’ll be able to transport your travel companions in luxury.
The Scottish Highlands are an excellent location for you if you’re looking for peaceful, magnificent views. You can feel truly wild in this landscape, without the intrusion of the busyness in a big city. The mountains and lakes are bound to make you relax. You may see the ruins of the medieval Urquhart Castle, roam the Loch Ness, and even ride the Jacobite steam train, which Harry Potter enthusiasts will recognise. The Highlands make up a charming corner of the country – you won’t be disappointed.
The historic city of Cambridge is idyllic to explore. With the stunning architecture of Cambridge University sitting in the middle of the city, the recognisable gothic chapels and Botanic Gardens are popular spots with visitors. You may choose to take a tour around the heart of the city or along the serene River Cam. There are countless options when it comes to refreshments, and many opportunities to absorb the culture of the area with museums and art galleries to peruse.
The Cotswolds are a perfect location for when you need to be surrounded by picturesque villages for a cosy break. As an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), the rural area spans over 2038 km². As such a large area, you will find multiple destinations within its borders that could serve you with a beautiful retreat, from the famous Bibury to Castlecombe and Broadway. It’s hard to find someone that hasn’t adored the rolling streets and tranquil nature of the Cotswolds – visiting is bound to give you a well-deserved break.
Liverpool is a city with so many historic attractions. As the founding city of The Beatles, Liverpool will provide you with so much culture to consume, from museums to art galleries. When the busy nature of the city has become enough, there is also Sefton Park to provide you with some gorgeous green space. With waterfalls and overflowing house plants, it’s brilliant to visit. There are many landmarks, such as Anfield Stadium, Liverpool Cathedral and The Royal Liver Building. Take some time to explore the city.
The Peak District
The Peak District National Park is one of the most aesthetic national parks in the country. With steep valleys made of limestone and drastic ridges and mountains, the Peak District is one of the most beautiful areas you will ever visit. Located in central England, you can take hikes along the charming landscapes, or visit the highly rated Chatsworth House – a 1600s mansion and garden. There are a variety of guided walks and cycling routes, and you are even able to camp in the National Park.
Whether you are organising this trip yourself or you’re embarking on a tour of these UK sights, coach travel can provide you with comfort and ease. Here at City Circle, our state-of-the-art fleet of coaches is the most luxurious way to travel, and we provide a seamless service. Ring our reservations team on London: 020 8561 2112 | Edinburgh: 0131 333 2700.