Planning the Perfect Relaxing Summer Getaway

Planning the Perfect Relaxing Summer Getaway

Holidays are important when it comes to relaxing, recharging and dealing with life, and with some truly stunning scenery and locations to check out here in the UK, it’s time to start planning your chilled summer getaway!

We’re lucky here in the UK to have access to some absolutely gorgeous scenery, and sadly a lot of us neglect it for holidays abroad. Sure, we’re not blessed with the most amazing weather, but that rarity of sunshine only makes it more valuable!

Award Winning Pubs

Everyone else heading off to Benidorm really just leaves more gorgeous British countryside for the rest of us, and there’s so much of it to explore. From the breath-taking peaks of Scotland, to the spectacular Lake District, as well as all of our beaches, there’s a lot of great British holiday locations out there for you to check out.

We’re also home to huge variety of spectacular and luxurious hotels, B&B’s, and spa centres. With so much choice out there, you’re sure to find an ideal location for your relaxing summer getaway.

From the award winning Belfry Hotel and Resort and its famous spa, to other more bucolic offerings, such as Glenmorangie House, way up in the Highlands, the UK is home to a veritable treasure trove of fantastic and varied hotels and spa locations, and with so many deals and options available online, you’re sure to find the perfect location at the perfect price.

If you’re thinking a countryside getaway is going to be boring, you absolutely couldn’t be further from the truth. You might picture long minutes spent wondering how to plan a day in the country. Well, first off, you’ve got to think about the resort or hotel where you’re staying.

The Belfry Spa

What do they have on site? That could be anything from spa treatments, sports facilities, such as golf or tennis, a gym, great restaurants, and all that’s at where you’re staying. Go further afield and you could find breath-taking hiking trails, rustic pubs, and explore the local area for some stunning ancient villages and curious attractions.

Speaking of rustic pubs, that’s one thing you’re never too far from in the UK. The UK is world famous for its rural pubs, and their endearing mixture of old cottage buildings, skull-cracking low ceilings, fine ale and wholesome pub grub. We’ve got all manner of different award winning pubs dotting the country, meaning that wherever you choose to go, you’re going to find a great local pub.


One of the best things about a country getaway is how relaxing and restorative they can prove to be. Stress is a big factor in modern life, and getting away from all the hustle and bustle can be hugely healthy for you. Studies have shown that holidays and getaways can benefit your health even a month after you return!

Stress is bad for you long term, so finding a great way to deal with it is important, especially if you’ve got a high pressure job or lots of kids! A great way to make a summer retreat more effective is to take advantage of spa hotel treatments, and make sure you get the most out of your getaway.

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