Staycation is the (not entirely) new vacation
While much of the country has missed travelling abroad for their holidays this year, staycations have been making their mark in the UK!
Staycations – i.e. “holidays spent in one’s home country rather than abroad, or spent at home and involving day trips to local attractions” – were already pretty popular just a couple of years ago.
However, in light of foreign travel advice currently set out by the government, many holidaymakers are seeking out the beauty and adventures available to them in (or near to) their own back yard for their much-needed respite.
What many travellers don’t realise though is that it’s not just about where in the UK you decide to stay, but the kind of accommodation you stay in that can make all the difference to your trip!
We may be a little biased here at Akebar Park, but we think holiday homes in Yorkshire offer the perfect staycation choice. Here’s why:
4 reasons holiday homes in Yorkshire make for the perfect staycation
1. They really are a home away from home
As strange as it may sound, holiday stress is quite a common occurrence. Whether it’s because of travel arrangements, worrying about what you need to pack, or making sure your accommodation is definitely booked for the right dates and paid for, holiday stress can put a real dampener on your trip.
With a holiday home in Yorkshire, most of this stress is taken completely out of the equation. As your home away from home, you’ll be able to visit at the drop of a hat without the usual expense, and everything you need – from soap and towels to bedding – will all be there ready and waiting for you!
If your holiday home is in Akebar park, you’ll also have the added bonus of being able to access our onsite shop for basic supplies, and will be just a ten-minute drive away from larger supermarkets, so you’ll be able to stock up easily with anything you need.
2. They offer access to both absolute peace and tranquillity…
Yorkshire is cited as one of the most beautiful counties in England, and home to some of the most peaceful places in the whole of Britain. So if you’re on the lookout for a tranquil and breathtaking staycation, a holiday home in Yorkshire offers the perfect solution!
At Akebar Park, we’re lucky to be located in a stunning part of the county and within easy reach of several stunning attractions, from Aysgarth Falls to Studley Royal Water Garden and Brimham Rocks.
3. … and fun-filled, exciting opportunities for adventure!
Yorkshire truly comes into its own as a host of both peaceful and relaxing breaks, and an abundance of fun activities for those looking for a more action-packed staycation! Hiking in the Yorkshire Dales is just one of the many favourite pastimes of the county’s adventure-driven visitors.
We are very fortuitous to be situated right in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales here at Akebar park, as well as being only a short distance away from a plethora of attractions and activities, including Lightwater Valley‘s adrenaline-fuelled theme park and the unique labyrinth of tunnels, chambers, follies and surprises at The Forbidden Corner. For those who enjoy sport, we even have our own on-site golf course!
The best part is, when you’re ready to take a rest from your adventures, you’ll be able to enjoy the familiar comforts of your holiday home just a short drive away.
4. A couple’s retreat or a family getaway? The choice is yours…
While hotels and B&Bs can be great options for your staycation, there are often restrictions in place that mean you may not have as much freedom to enjoy your break in the way that you’d like to.
For example, some places may be restricted to adults only, meaning that you cannot bring your children with you should you wish to, or you might not be permitted to have people outside of your booking over to visit.
With a holiday home in Yorkshire however, you can make your staycation exactly how you’d like it to be! Whether that’s enjoying romantic candlelit dinners on the decking with a loved one or having friends and family over for an outdoor BBQ or picnic, the choice is entirely yours.
What’s more, with the activities and destinations available in Yorkshire outlined above, you’ll never be short of things to do, whatever kind of staycation you decide to have!
Making Akebark Park your staycation destination
Yorkshire – the Yorkshire Dales in particular – has been named one of the most popular staycation destinations this year, so there’s never been a better time to make the most of it with a holiday home at Akebar Park.
You can browse through and book viewings of the holiday homes we have available here or get in touch with our team if you have any questions. There really is something for everyone here at Akebar Park, and we’d love to help your staycation dreams become a reality!