The staycation is now the trendy way to unwind over the summer – why head abroad when the UK has so much to offer? The growing trend for ‘glamping’ and ‘staycations’ have even attracted celebrities to the scene, including pop star Mark Owen and model Nell McAndrew.
Touring with Towergate are giving away four holidays in four great British holiday locations. The tour will visit Norfolk, Cornwall, Cumbria and Camarthenshire where each of the winners in each stage of the tour can get involved in activities, ranging from the adrenaline fuelled to the ultimate in relaxation and discovery. So … which ones would you choose?
Discovery, wildlife and walking – Norfolk , Reedham Ferry
Norfolk is a real treasure trove of wildlife, nature reserves and coastal discovery. Blickling Hall, for example, is a beautiful house with exquisite gardens. Take your time looking around the property and grounds to make the most of the scenery and peaceful atmosphere. For a brush with nature by the sea, visit Blakeney Nature Reserve. Here you’ll get a great up-close look at the seals and wide variety of bird life which inhabit the area. Alternatively, if you like your animals with a bit more bite, take a walk through the shark tunnels at Hunstanton Sea Life Centre.
Water, food and fun – St. Ives, Cornwall
No UK holiday article would be complete without a mention of Cornwall. The most South Westerly corner of the UK is famous for its pasties, swashbuckling past and above all, its beautiful, activity filled beaches. We’ll be visiting St. Ives where our winners will be learning to surf over three days as well as visiting other outstanding places such as Lizard Bay. They’ll also be indulging in a traditional Cornish cream tea at the famous Minack Theatre.
Inspire, revive and relax – Eden Valley, Cumbria
Cumbria is renowned for its rugged landscape which attracts hikers and outdoor enthusiasts. The natural beauty of the area is a treat for the eyes where as the luxury spa at Armathwaite Hall provides a treat for the rest of your body! The steamer boats at Ullswater transport you across Britain’s most beautiful lake against the back drop of lovely Lake District fells. If however, you prefer to travel on foot, why not take a stroll around Acorn Bank Gardens where you can enjoy the summer air and a bite to eat in the tea rooms.
Castles, land and folklore – Pembrey, Carmarthenshire
Throughout Wales you’ll find a huge amount of history, myth and legend. When Touring with Towergate visits Pembrey we’ll be finding out about “Creepy Carmarthen” – a spooky town tour which uncovers the dark secret of the town’s greatest hero as well as finding out where the ghosts walk! Don’t worry if you’re easily spooked as we’ll also be sending our participants on a pony trek across the beautiful landscape of the Gower Peninsula.
Be a part of Touring with Towergate and win a holiday to one of these locations!
If you’ve got the bug to visit one of these cracking UK holiday destinations, enter Touring with Towergate for you chance to win a week’s stay in one of the above locations plus the activities mentioned and more up to a total value of £2000. Visit Touring with Towergate for more details and If you’re new to caravanning – check out our Beginners Guides.
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