10 Ideas For The Perfect Summer Holiday This Year

By Olivia Emily

2 weeks ago

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside... And in the countryside... And up a mountain... And beside a lake...


The sun may be playing it cool lately, but it’ll surely don its hat sometime soon. Either way, summer is the ideal time to escape the ordinary and embark on an adventure – and we’re brimming with summer holiday ideas for 2024.

As the planet hots up, ‘coolcations’ are the chicest travel trend this year, with eyes turning to northern Europe’s less-trodden spots for summer sun without the health warning; think Estonian escapades, Finnish affairs and Polish expeditions. Naturally, the coolest of ‘cations is the Great British staycation. Get your hands on your very own copy of our annual Great British & Irish Hotels’ Guide 2024/25 for more than 200 recommendations of the best places to stay across our glorious country. And if recent years are anything to go by, we might just get some baking continental temperatures here in the UK this summer, too. See our summer holiday ideas below.

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Summer Holiday Ideas 2024

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