After a long period of being stuck indoors with only your screens for company, it’s time to treat yourself to some much needed time off in a tranquil location. We’ve rounded up eight UK destinations that are perfect for unplugging and unwinding.
If someone asked you where your favourite place was to relax and unwind pre-pandemic, you might’ve answered “home”. But after endless months locked in, watching your haven become everything from a home gym to an office space, with only your screens for company, no one would blame you for seeking calm elsewhere.
Despite many Brits pining for overseas adventures, plenty of holidaymakers are seeking the quiet of tranquil staycation getaways, which should come as no surprise after a study by Ofcom reported a steady rise in our collective screentime over the past year.
In light of so many of us needing a digital detox with the added bonus of a change of scenery, a study from I’m Insured has revealed the best UK destinations to escape to for a wellness break. The destinations are ranked highest on Tripadvisor under the term “relaxing”, and score highly when it comes to wellness essentials including air quality, green space and population size.
Read on for eight UK breaks to book if you want to get off the grid this summer.
St. Dogmaels, Pembrokeshire
Otley, West Yorkshire
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