While holidaying in the UK may not sound as appealing as jetting off to sunny shores abroad, there are plenty of exciting locations to be discovered on home soil if you are keen for a break. For those seeking thrills and adventure this summer, here are some of the best destinations to pay a visit.
1. Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland
Take a walk along the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland, where you’ll find a landscape of dramatic cliffs, hidden coves and islands to explore along the rugged coastline.
2. Woolacombe to Bridgwater
Ideal for biking enthusiasts, or for a fun road trip, this 63 mile route travels along uninterrupted coastline, past cliff-top moorlands, steep hills and quaint villages, to provide plenty of thrills.
3. Snowdonia, Wales
The Snowdonia National Park is home to a vast array of trails, peaks and lakes to explore, including Wales’ highest mountain, Mount Snowdon, which offers spectacular views that make the tough climb up worth the effort.
4. Lake District, Cumbria
As well as being one of the most attractive parts of the UK, the Lake District offers plenty in the way of adventure. From abseiling and rock climbing, to hiking up its rugged fell mountains, this is a great spot to visit for an outdoor holiday.