Airbnb’s Trending Summer Seaside Destinations For The Perfect Staycation

Fancy a UK staycation this summer?

Staycations rose in popularity in 2020 due to the pandemic and travel restrictions, but it’s no secret that ever since people have been discovering that actually, the UK has some great holiday destinations.

If you’re not headed off abroad this year or you fancy a quick weekend away Airbnb has revealed its top list of UK seaside destinations that you should add to your list to check out this summer.

The list includes fairly unknown and unexpected seaside destinations, which you may not know about which means you won’t be surrounded by thousands of other people in tourist hotspots like Brighton and Blackpool.

Whether you want a weekend away or you just want an afternoon of sunshine by the beach, here are the top 12 destinations you should check out this summer.


Airbnb’s trending UK seaside destinations 2022

  1. Hornsea, East Riding of Yorkshire
  2. Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex
  3. Fleetwood, Lancashire
  4. Ingoldmells, Lincolnshire
  5. Sandown, Isle of Wight
  6. Formby, Merseyside
  7. Redcar, North Yorkshire
  8. Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear
  9. Bognor Regis, West Sussex
  10. Scarborough, North Yorkshire
  11. Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Northumberland
  12. Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex

So, if you want to enjoy the heatwave and last few weeks of sunny weather before uni starts again in September, why not look into some of these destinations and start planning a fun staycation by the beach.

Don’t forget to check out all of our travel student discounts to help you save on railcards, flights and accommodation for all of your fun summer plans.

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