Staycation – Holidays in Britain

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Fancy a “Staycation”?

If you’re thinking of a holiday in Britain, there are some great options here. Many of these are self-catering, so once you’re sure you’ve got suitable accommodation you can get on with enjoying your hols. Check below for more special activities for days out – spa breaks and activities! If you’re heading to the capital, make sure you book that West End show in advance. Why not book your hotel and theatre tickets together?


Sykes Cottages is the largest independent self-catering rental agency in the UK and currently have over 10,000 cottages across the UK and Ireland. They inspect all their properties and having recently stayed in two of their properties in Ireland I can confirm that they have the highest standards. We even found two pet-friendly properties!

Shorefield Holidays has six parks located on the South Coast in Hampshire and Dorset offering holidays, holiday home ownership, leisure clubs, spas and more.

Norfolk Hideaways is North Norfolk’s largest boutique Holiday Cottage Agency. Lots are dog-friendly!

Rural Retreats portfolio represents the cream of luxury holiday cottages throughout the UK and Ireland.

Cotswolds Hideaways is a Holiday Cottage Agency showcasing a range of properties from cosy cottages crammed full of Cotswolds charm to luxury retreats oozing with country chic.

Coast & Country Cottages is a locally based agency marketing around 400 self-catering holiday properties exclusively in Salcombe, Dartmouth and the surrounding South Devon coast and countryside – the perfect destination for a holiday all year round.

Gorgeous Cottages cover all areas of Yorkshire including the Yorkshire Coast, North York Moors, Yorkshire Dales, Yorkshire Wolds, Harrogate & York. Includes gorgeous pet-friendly collection, and many cottages suitable for reduced mobility.


Theatre trips to London

If you don’t book a package, there are also some ticket-only options here.

London Theatre Direct:

Theatre Tickets Direct:


Activities – Whether you are looking to treat someone special, relax yourself or you are searching for that ideal gift has something for everyone. With over 600 spas in the UK and Worldwide, can create the perfect package for you looking after every detail so that you can relax and enjoy the pampering! specialise in offering a superb & unique range of Gift Experiences, ranging from high-speed driving to relaxing & indulgent pamper days.