Top staycation tips

According to national statistics in 2015, 65.7 million Brits travelled abroad. With the looming arrival of Brexit and increasing Holliday costs, the number of people planning a staycation this summer has increased by 23.8% and the number of people visiting the Norfolk broads is also on the rise. In 2015, the number of day visitors to Norfolk peaked at  39,665,000! In 2016, British holiday parks made an impressive £2.7 billion from staycations and with pound falling against the dollar and the euro, it is little wonder that Brits are looking closer to home to find their perfect holiday destination. Here are some top tips from Belle Aire Holiday Park to help you decide where to book your staycation:

Book in advance to avoid missing out on your dream staycation destination!

With August almost upon us, it is important that you don’t leave booking your trip until the last minute and face disappointment. With UK staycations on the rise, the most popular destinations will book up quickly.

Staycations offer the perfect opportunity for your family and your pet to enjoy the summer months together.

Norfolk in particular is growing in popularity with over 3 million people flocking to the county last year. It’s no surprise that so many people are heading to the Norfolk coast for their staycations, there are some incredibly beautiful beaches hidden along the coastline.

When booking your staycation, try and find somewhere which caters for the whole family

Find a location which offers something for all the family

School children look forward to the summer holidays with glee, but sometimes parents feel the strain of trying to keep their kids entertained for a 6 week period. When booking your staycation, try and find somewhere which caters for the whole family e.g. Entertainment, accommodation.

Norfolk boasts some of the most beautiful national treasures like Blickling Hall and Sandringham amongst others

Holiday Parks are becoming more popular as a destination because they offer affordable accommodation and numerous activities to keep children entertained. From swimming pools and activity centres to organised trips, they cater for everyone’s needs. 

Research the local area to find out what local events are on

Research local events 

When you’ve finally found the perfect UK destination, research the local area to find out what local events are on. The summer months are usually packed with outdoor events, and we should make full use of the glorious summer weather.

Norfolk in particular is growing in popularity with over 3 million people flocking to the county last year.

Norfolk boasts some of the most beautiful national treasures like Blickling Hall and Sandringham amongst others. There is a host of family events throughout the summer which are guaranteed to keep the kids entertained and won’t break the bank!

Set a budget 

We’ve all been there. We get ourselves into holiday-mode and sometimes the budget we’d so carefully worked out- goes out of the window. Staycations offer the chance for you to really explore what the UK has to offer, and holiday parks create the perfect place for you to really relax and unwind and not break the bank. 

Bring the whole family

For those of you that have pets, it can be heartbreaking to have to leave them behind whilst you jet off on your holiday. Staycations offer the perfect opportunity for your family and your pet to enjoy the summer months together. Holiday Parks like Belle Aire in Hemsby cater for the whole family and for an additional £25.00 your pet can also take a break from their hectic schedule to enjoy some downtime.

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