Just because it’s not as easy to hop on a plane and jet off to foreign climes as it was a year ago, that doesn’t mean you can’t go on adventures.
If we’re honest, we can all forget how many incredible locations we have on our doorsteps, and it’s well worth planning a trip to explore some of them in the new year. Need some inspiration? Seen in the City recently shared its top tips for a UK staycation.
If you’re after some spectacular coastal scenes to shoot with your camera, the Jurassic Coast in England’s south-west is the place to go.
There are plenty of beautiful beaches, as well as some truly quaint seaside towns. Swanage even has its own steam train that serves it - and just outside Swanage is Corfe, a charming village with an iconic ruined castle.
York is another spot that’s worth exploring, with the publication describing it as a city “steeped in history”. Its historic architecture is certainly photogenic, and just a short drive out of the city are the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors.
Another top tip for a staycation is Northern Ireland’s Ballycastle, which is well known for its “stunning scenery”, not to mention Kinbane Castle.
Last month, Stylist highlighted some of the quirkiest places to stay if you’re after a UK-based getaway. From luxury treehouses in Somerset to wigwams in Kent, there really is something for everyone.
One of the most striking locations for a staycation has to be Sumburgh Head Lighthouse on the coast of Shetland though. The keeper’s cottage by this iconic structure is available to rent. We’re sure you’ll be packing your hipster backpacks, grabbing your camera and heading off as soon as you’re able to!