The year of the staycation


The year of the staycation

*Header image from Loveland Farm, Bideford, Devon

It goes without saying that 2020 hasn’t been the year anyone had planned, but as lockdown continues to ease but travel restrictions continually changing, we’re confident that this really is the year of the staycation. In fact, as soon as lockdown restrictions started easing, many of our members were fully booked for August and September within just days!

The South West is home to beautiful beaches, glorious countryside and wildlife and delicious local food, making a holiday in Devon or Cornwall just as exciting as going abroad and Autumn breaks are often the perfect time to go, with tourist hotspots usually a little quieter. To help plan your next visit to the South West, the below options are perfect for an Autumn staycation.


Glamping, like camping but fancier with a touch of cosy. If you fancy doing something a little different and going ‘off-grid’, glamping is the perfect choice. From pods, yurts and bell tents to shepherd's huts, cabins and treehouses, the possibilities are endless when it comes to glamping and you can find some truly unique accommodation options. If you’ve never slept in a treehouse, your next trip to the South West could provide the chance to do so!

Why not try:

Holiday Cottages & Self-catering Lodges

If you fancy a short-break away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, there is nothing better than escaping to a cosy cottage or luxury lodge in the countryside. These types of properties are often situated in idyllic, quiet locations, meaning less people... making them perfect for a peaceful romantic getaway or some quality family time. Enjoy long walks by day and if the property has one, a dip in the hot tub and a spot of stargazing by night - perfect!

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Holiday Parks & Camping

Holiday parks and campsites bring back fond childhood memories for most, making them perfect for a family getaway. Why not book a break during the Autumn half-term? There’s nothing better than waking up by the coast or in the countryside and breathing in the fresh air. Enjoy making the most of the great outdoors with long walks exploring the local area and finding the perfect place to watch the sunset before heading back to camp.

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If none of these take your fancy, why not browse our website to find your perfect South West staycation, we’re sure we have something to suit everyone!

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