You are here: Home - Household Bills - News -

Staycation planning: the cheapest UK beach hotspots revealed

Written by: Paloma Kubiak
With the value of the pound falling to record lows against the dollar and the euro, British holidaymakers may be better off going on a staycation this summer and they can grab a bargain holiday to the seaside for under £500.
Staycation planning: the cheapest UK beach hotspots revealed

A family of four can take a week’s holiday at one of the UK’s popular beach resorts for less than £500, with a week in Blackpool two adults and two children, including seven nights in a hotel and a ride on the town’s tourist tram, costing just £467 – the cheapest on the list.

Coming in second place is Skegness at a cost of £726 including three-star accommodation for £700 in the heart of the Lincolnshire town and a day’s trip to the local seal sanctuary.

In total, five of the ten seaside resorts can be holidayed in for under £1,000 for a family of four, according to the research by

But if you head to Newquay in Cornwall, it will set you back £1,786, including a trip to the Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre.


A spokesperson for said: “Heading off on your summer holiday with your family doesn’t have to mean jetting off abroad – there’s a whole selection of idyllic resorts to visit within the UK.

“If you actually look, there are fun tourist attractions to visit dotted all around the UK’s coasts and there’s heaps of fun to be had. Fingers crossed it stays sunny though.”

There are 0 Comment(s)

If you wish to comment without signing in, click your cursor in the top box and tick the 'Sign in as a guest' box at the bottom.

The savings accounts paying the most interest

If one of your jobs this month is to get your finances in order, moving your savings to a higher paying deal i...

Coronavirus and your finances: what help can you get?

News and updates on everything to do with coronavirus and your personal finances.

Everything you need to know about being furloughed

If you’ve been ‘furloughed’ by your company, here’s what it means…

What will happen if rates change

How your finances will be impacted by a rise in interest rates.

Regular Savings Calculator

Small regular contributions can build up nicely over time.

Online Savings Calculator

Work out how your online savings can build over time.

Having a baby and your finances: seven top tips

We’re guessing the Duchess of Cambridge won’t be fretting about maternity pay or whether she’ll still be...

Protecting family wealth: 10 tips for cutting inheritance tax

Inheritance tax - sometimes known as 'death tax' - can cause even more heartache for bereaved families. But th...

Travel insurance: Five tips to ensure a successful claim

Ahead of your summer holiday, it’s important to make sure you have the right level of travel cover or you co...

Money Tips of the Week

  • @YourMoneyUK All you need to know about the latest Current Account Switching winners and losers - hats off to Starl…
  • RT @WeareJust_PR: Many people struggling to make ends meet may not realise they are entitled to financial help or find the system too confu…
  • RT @WeareJust_PR: Many people struggling to make ends meet may not realise they are entitled to financial help or find the system too confu…

Read previous post:
The best and worst airports to buy last minute foreign currency

Holidaymakers exchanging money last minute at the airport get better rates in London compared with regional hubs.