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UK is a staycation nation, study finds

Cornwall and Devon are the most popular UK destinations for holidays, according to a survey.

More people plan to have a summer holiday in the UK this year rather than travel overseas, a new study finds.

Research by hotel chain Travelodge showed that almost three out of five people will have their annual summer break in this country, up by 2% on last year.

A survey of 3,000 adults revealed that one in four are taking more short breaks, averaging three this year.

More Britons than ever are exploring what makes Great Britain so great. Shakila Ahmed, Travelodge

Shakila Ahmed of Travelodge said the UK has become a “staycation nation”, adding: “More Britons than ever are exploring what makes Great Britain so great.

“We are seeing more Britons booking three-in-one holidays. This includes taking a city, rural and coastal break as part of a one-week holiday.”

Cornwall and Devon remain the top two destinations for UK holidays this year, said the report.

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