Planning a summer staycation? This is the most popular UK destination

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It looks like the sun might finally be making an appearance here in the UK. Hurrah.

And if you’ve decided to stay put this summer rather than booking into this llama alpaca Airbnb treehouse (yes, it’s a thing) then how do you decide where to jet off to? Should you head to a quiet leafy country town and stay in a cute cottage, or do you head straight for a seaside town to soak up the sun?

According to holidaycottages.co.uk there’s one place that many of us like to visit when we’re heading off on a staycation, and that’s the beautiful city of Bath. Their research shows that 21.3 million visits were made there last year, and there were 77,000 posts about the city on social media. Over 27% of Brits also said they have made their way to Bath in the last five years, making it one of the most popular staycation destinations in the UK.

And it’s easy to see why it’s such a hit with us Brits. The whole city is a designated UNSECO World Heritage Site, it’s home to the historic roman baths, famed for its stunning architecture and is surrounded by beautiful countryside.

What more could you want from a city?

Other top spots include Edinburgh, Brighton, Bournemouth, Oxford, Newquay, St Ives, Weymouth, Jurassic Coasts and Cheltenham.

To be fair, we’d be more than happy to kick back in any of the above locations.

Brb, booking train tickets immediately.

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