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Easter Break Staycation Ideas


Easter Holidays seems like the perfect time to get away with the kids on holiday, working parents have their holiday entitlements renewed and sunny weather forecasts coming through, but where to go? The possibilities are endless.

Many fly off abroad for a sunny luxurious get away location such as Spain, Italy, Greece or leap across the channel to France however recently we have seen a number of Brits seeking a staycations. A staycation is generally a break where families get involved with activities and points of interest relatively close to home. The UK has been a breeding ground for activities that involve the whole family, as an added benefit a Staycation can be hugely inexpensive and easy to organise.

Cottages

Cottages are hugely popular has you can a hire a cottage for a week that will comfortably room up to four people in some of the most compelling locations around the UK, such as Cornwell where you can easily find a cottage located right by the beach visit Classic Cottages. Alternatively you can make your way over to the hugely popular Lake District where you can get a beautiful 2 bedroom cottage from £425 per week! -Owners Direct

Most cottages offer self-catering however in many locations you can find a wide variety of places to dine. Many locations offer a number of different activities hiking, kayaking, fishing and cycling, for those seeking some adventure and thrill, the Lake District offers activities such as Extreme Driving, Gyrocopters (a small two seated aircraft) with many other pre-booked activities available to ensure that every family member is fully entertained.

While out and about why not make sure you have the Aspinal Of London Double Hip Flask with you, just in case you get thirsty! Double Hip Flask in Cognac

Camping

Camping has always been a popular choice for Brits as many love a break away from the busy life in combination with some of the most remarkable natural surroundings that the UK has to offer. Camping is one of the cheapest options but requires you to have a very hands on approach to your Easter getaway. You won't have to look far to find yourself a suitable location to erect your tent as the UK offers thousands of easily accessible locations. Many sites come along with a range of activities ranging from hiking, clay pigeon shooting but what really attracts many campers is the idea of being away from phones, tablets, e-mails and having to 'fend' for yourself. With camping you will have to stock up on supplies such as tents, sleeping beds, cooking equipment and of course if you want to go for the survival option and learn how to make fire, although, you can purchase a portable gas stove. If getting down and dirty isn't your thing, many sites also offer lodges for people who prefer to sleep in a comfy bed.

Fleetwith Pike Wild Camp Spot - Scotland

For more information on camping visit Club Site List

If however you are looking to spend your Easter break on day trips you are not short of options. If like many Brits you love indulging yourself in a good film, the London Film Museum will be hosting the largest collection of James Bond Vehicles along with other collections from various film. A fantastic event for the whole family!

Bond in Motion - London Film Museum, Covent Garden

The handy Letterbox Rucksack is essential for your day trips out. Make sure the sandwiches are packed!

The Letterbox Rucksack in Black

Kew Gardens are also giving your children the opportunity to be the first to play in the Tree house Towers, while they fly down the zip lines and climb the tree's, you can head off to explore the magnificent of the gardens itself or take various Easter-themed workshop. 0208 332 5655; £13 adults, children under 17 free

Charlie & the Chocolate Factory at Kew Gardens


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