How to find the best UK staycation deals

·Contributor, Yahoo Life UK
·3 min read
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Whether you want a countryside break or seaside getaway, heres how to find the best holiday deals. (Getty Images)

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In the UK we’re very lucky to have so many gorgeous beaches, hidden countryside gems and spots of outstanding national beauty up and down our island.

There is something truly pleasing about getting in your car or jumping on a train on a Friday after work for a weekend break somewhere in the UK.

So, to make budgeting - and booking - a little easier, we’ve rounded up the best UK holiday deal sites out there, so that you can be sure you’re getting good value wherever you choose to go.

From stately Cotswold stays to city breaks in gothic Edinburgh, there’s a deal for everyone out there, you just have to know where to look.

Where to book the best holiday deals in the UK

Lastminute.com | Browse here

From Brighton Beach to the historic charms of Oxford, Lastminute.com have got plenty of tempting offers to choose from just an hour away from London, while further north you can discover the stunning scenery of the Lake District, or stroll along the winding streets of York.

Explore the sites of London from just £40 a night or head for the beaches of Cornwall with all sorts of three-for-two offers, many offering free cancellation should your circumstances change.

Booking.com | Browse here

From five-star hotels to self-catering penthouses in the middle of Edinburgh, Booking.com has over 23,000 different accommodation options for you to choose from.

Don’t worry though, you needn’t go through them all, simply filter by preference (like whether you want to be near a golf course, what you want to spend or property accessibility) and Booking.com will show you all available deals.

Toad Hall Cottages | Browse here

Specialising in picturesque properties in fantastic locations, Toad Hall Cottages’ range of coastal, rural and waterside self-catering holiday cottages will ensure every member of the party is happy.

They currently have 95 different deals to choose from on their site, including hundreds off stays in Devon, Dorset and Cornwall.

Sunset at Bedruthan Steps. Carnewas and Bedruthan Steps is a stretch of coastline located on the north Cornish coast between Padstow and Newquay, in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
From Cornwall to Devon, there are some beautiful places to visit in the UK. (Getty Images)

Expedia | Browse here

From holiday rentals to luxury hotels, Expedia are currently offering 20% off selected hotels, plus deals on packages that you book by Sept 14, 2022 and travel by Dec 15, 2022.

Haven Holidays | Browse here

From last-minute getaways to early booking deals, Haven Holidays have some great special offers to suit every family, situation and budget.

Plus, their ‘Book with Confidence Guarantee’ means you can book your holiday knowing you're covered if coronavirus interrupts your plans.

Wowcher | Browse here

Just like with all of their deals, Wowcher’s travel offers are constantly changing so you’ll need to be quick if you see one you like. Don’t panic though, the site does tell you exactly when the offer expires so that you can make sure to take advantage while it’s available.

Holidaycottages.co.uk | Browse here

Holidaycottages.co.uk offer a wide range of self-catering options, from luxurious manor houses to quirky woodland dwellings, and they occasionally have last-minute cancellations and late availability.

This means you can book a well-deserved staycation at a special rate and travel within the next six weeks.

Secret Escapes | Browse here

Save up to 60% on luxury hotels and holidays by signing up to Secret Escapes. Enjoy up to 50% off on a range of UK breaks with the time-limited offers on the site. Simply put in where you want to go and when, and Secret Escapes will show you which offers would be perfect for you.

Sykes Cottages | Browse here

With thousands off holiday stays across the UK, Sykes Cottages offers are not to be missed. From mansions that sleep 20 in Dorset for a special occasion to a little family getaway in York, there are plenty of destination options to choose from.