UK Beaches

Summer Holidays in the UK

There is nowhere as diverse as the UK for taking your summer break. With undulating hills, pretty countryside and miles of picturesque beaches you will be sure to find something to entertain the kids and adults alike. Why waste your time in airports when the UK has so much to offer?

The UK is full of culture, history and exciting festivals going on throughout the season so why not fall in love with England?

Take the time to visit some of the amazing landmarks like Stonehenge, the White Cliffs of Dover or Windsor Castle to learn more about the history of the country. If history is not your thing why not take a romantic break and relax in the countryside sipping a glass of wine. Got the kids? Why not make their day and visit one of the many pleasure beaches dotted around the English coast?

We offer a full range of properties all around the country for you to find your perfect holiday. You can simply browse for some inspiration or decide where you want to go and find the ideal city, coastal or country property to make your stay memorable.

Roomcheck is dedicated to helping you find the best property for you and your family and we list real customer reviews to help you make your decision. Look out for the GL Visitor Choice winners - these properties consistently achieve excellence and are renowned for the hospitality, cleanliness and locations.

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Northern England

Northern England spans from the River Trent and River Dee to the Scottish border in the north.

The wild landscapes of the North are a major draw for tourists and with 14 museums and galleries in the region and renowned nightlife there is always something to do.

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Heart of England

The Heart of England Region covers: Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Birmingham, Coventry and the Black Country. Visit the beautiful countryside, spend a day taking in the cathedrals or how about a bit of shopping in Birmingham the home of the Jewellery Quarter and Cadbury's Bournville.

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East Anglia

Covering Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex there is lots to see and do in East Anglia. Pretty coastal towns mixed in with traditional cathedrals, undulating cliffs, saltmarsh and pleasure beaches you will be sure to find something that ticks all your boxes. Come and experience culture, art and history in this beautiful part of England.

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With three national parks and even more areas of natural beauty Wales is the perfect place to relax and get back to nature or visit the famous castles. Wales also has activities for all the family including; golf, surfing, horseriding and is home to a mile long zip wire so you will never run out of things to entertain the kids.

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Southern England

Southern England is home to Windsor, Oxford, Brighton and Bournemouth and are among the most popular places to visit England. The blend of festivals, culture, history and incredible scenery means you will not be short of entertainment with destinations to explore for all budgets and tastes, even on a rainy day.

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The South West

South West England includes the counties of Gloucestershire, Bristol, Wiltshire, Somerset, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall, as well as the Isles of Scilly. Each county has its own unique character. Whether you want to take leisurely walks in the Cornish countryside or visit Stonehenge in Wiltshire you will find your perfect break in the South West.

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Recommended summer accommodation

Brook House

Brook House

30 Ellerthwaite Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 2AH

Welcome to Brook House - A Lakeland stone Victorian guest house built in 1892. Offering Bed & freshly cooked breakfast from our varied menu.

Guest House with 5 rooms, £33-£38 pppnb, £85 prpnb

The Sandbeck

The Sandbeck

1 & 2 Crescent Terrace, West Cliff, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3EL

A 23-bedroomed seafront bed and breakfast hotel close to West Cliff amenities and easy walking distance to town centre.

Guest House with 23 rooms, £40-£115 prpnb

The Ashberry

The Ashberry

103 The Mount, York, YO24 1AX

Charming 4 star bed &breakfast in a Victorian townhouse, tastefully refurbished to a very high standard. 5 modern en-suite bedrooms set over 3 floors and close to the city centre, major attractions, railway station and racecourse.

Guest House with 5 rooms, £35-£50 pppnb, £85-£140 prpnb

Executive En-suite Double

The Heathers Guest House

54 Shipton Road, Clifton Without, York, YO30 5RQ

“The Heathers” is one of the top inspected Guest Houses in York according to the AA “Britain’s Best B&B” Guide, and offers totally “No Smoking” accommodation, together with private “off-street” car parking for all of the guests.

Guest House with 5 rooms, £86-£108 prpnb

Lounge and Dining Room

Old Cobbler's Cottage

3 Mere Cottages, North Dalton, Driffield, YO25 9UX

19th century oak beamed cottage, overlooking picturesque village pond. Situated between York and Yorkshire's heritage coast. Adjacent to the local pub, serving a range of real ales. Ideally located for walking, the coast and York.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £255-£445 pupw sleeps 1-3


Heywood Hall

College Road, Denstone, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, ST14 5HR

A beautiful family owned and run guest house offering 6 self catering suites from 2 to 6 guests. Locally sourced, complimentary breakfast ingredients placed in your suite, for you to cook at your leisure.

Guest Accommodation with 9 rooms, £61-£160 prpnb

Heddon's Gate Hotel

Heddon's Gate Hotel

Martinhoe, Parracombe, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 4PZ

A secluded country house hotel in the heart of Exmoor. Relax and indulge here, and discover the area's outstanding beauty.

Country House Hotel with 11 rooms, £50-£150 prpnb

Welcome to Stonecroft Country Guest House

Stonecroft Country Guest House

Stonecroft, Grindsbrook, Edale, Hope Valley, S33 7ZA

Stonecroft is a charming period country residence with an emphasis on elegance and comfort throughout.

Bed & Breakfast with 3 rooms, £50-£60 pppnb, £95-£110 prpnb

Burn How Garden House Hotel

Burn How Garden House Hotel

Back Belsfield Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3HH

The unique Burn How Hotel has individually designed rooms set in the privacy of our gardens. An oasis in the middle of bustling Bowness but only a 2-minute stroll to the village or lake Windermere.

Country House Hotel with 28 rooms, £43-£115 pppnb

The Old School - Red Room

The Old School

Newbiggin, Stainton, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0HT

A refurbished Victorian school house built in 1866. Now offers 3 en suite rooms furnished to a high standard. We serve a hearty and extensive breakfast menu, with homemade bread and produce.

Guest House with 3 rooms, £31-£50 pppnb, £62-£565 prpnb

A 5 minute walk away from Ladybower reservoir

Yorkshire Bridge Inn

Ashopton Road, Bamford, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S33 0AZ

There is no other area in Britain that offers such contrasting scenery as that found in the Peak District National Park, especially the Hope Valley, and no other place quite like the famous Yorkshire Bridge Inn.

Inn with 14 rooms, £60-£120 prpnb

Detling Coach House B & B

Detling Coachhouse B & B

Scragged Oak Road, Detling, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 3HB

Beautiful beamed coach house, set in quiet convenient location close to Kent County Showground, North Downs Way, Leeds Castle. Comfortably furnished rooms, good pubs nearby. Groups welcome. Continental breakfast. Wireless connection.

Bed & Breakfast with 6 rooms, £45-£83 prpnb

Langleigh House

Langleigh House

6 Howard Place, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 1HR

Langleigh House is situated in a quiet conservation area with a private car park, just five minute’s walk from the historic city centre of Carlisle offering many attractions, including The Castle, Tullie House Museum and the Cathedral.

Guest House with 6 rooms, £36-£43 pppnb


Beachcomber Guest House

17 Macdonald Road, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9AP

Beachcomber Guest House will brighten your holiday. Friendly atmosphere. Relax in our lounge. Ideally situated for the town centre, seafront, bus and railway station. Excellent location for beach, town, bird watching & walks.

Guest House with 5 rooms, £43-£70 prpn, £70 prpnb

Superior Double

St Paul's Lodge

120 Holgate Road, York, YO24 4BB

Grade 2 listed building from 1839. Licenced. Handy for historic attractions, railway station, racecourse and the East Coast, Yorkshire Dales etc. On a bus route.

Guest House with 6 rooms, £45-£78 pppnb

Crake Trees Manor

Crake Trees Manor

Crosby Ravensworth, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 3JG

Our beautiful farmhouse in the Yorkshire Dales on outskirts of Lake District National Park. Secluded yet 10 mins the M6 & A66. Perfect walking, running, biking and exploring. Superb views, informal hospitality & unforgettable breakfasts.

Farmhouse with 4 rooms, £90-£125 prpnb

The Blacksmith's House

The Blacksmith's House

4 Lyndhurst Road, Brockenhurst, SO42 7RL

Comfortable rooms with en-suite. Single room with a separate private toilet and shower room. Free WiFi Walking distance to the station and forest.

Bed & Breakfast with 5 rooms, £62-£72 pppnb, £86-£125 prpnb

Crookhurst Farm

Crookhurst Farm & Cottages

Allonby, Maryport, Cumbria, CA15 6RB

Crookhurst is a working farm set in open country side, half a mile from the picturesque village on the Solway coast. The farmhouse provides spacious group accommodation sleeping up to 12 people in a cosy, homely environment.

Self-catering with 3 units, £400-£1500 pupw sleeps 1-12

Burnside Park

Burnside Park

The Lodge Kendal Road, Bowness on Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3EW

Set in the heart of the Lake District National Park, in mature gardens, yet only 300 metres from the promenade, steamer piers and bustling village centre of Bowness-on-Windermere.

Self-catering with 12 units, £0-£1180 pupw sleeps 1-6

Ring House Cottages

Ring House Cottages

Woodland, Broughton-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA20 6DG

Ringhouse self-catering cottages are open all year, and set in the beautiful unspoilt Woodland Valley close to both Coniston and Broughton-in-Furness. For Bank Holiday weeks short breaks will only be taken 4 weeks in advance

Self-catering with 3 units, £245-£590 pupw sleeps 2-4