Stunning Staycations

Our Instagram audience will be aware that over the summer our regular #InteriorsWednesday posts have recently morphed into #ukstaycation posts! With the Covid-induced uncertainty surrounding travel abroad, we wanted to find and share fabulous UK destinations with great food, beautiful sights, excellent independent shops and, of course, stunning interiors. We've had some great tips from our followers too and thought we'd share our discoveries on our website.

Newport, Pembrokeshire (Kate's top tips)

Newport, Pembrokeshire

Best Food/Atmosphere The Golden Lion Pub

Best Cafe/Deli Blas at Fronlas for coffee, bread and bacon sandwiches

Best Family Beach Newport Sands for classic bucket & spade fun

Best Family Activity Crabbing at Newport Boat Club

Must visits Melin Tregwynt for Welsh fabrics and The Gallery Yr Oriel for fabulous art


Scottish Borders (where Sarah grew up)

Floors Castle

Highlights Floors Castle and The Main Street Trading Company, St.Boswells 

Stay Crabtree and Crabtree have a beautiful collection of properties or try Yair Estate for holiday cottages in a stunning location



Neville Tower, Bamburgh Castle

BEST FOR Fabulous beaches, Hadrian's Wall and countless historic houses, including Bamburgh Castle

Recommended Pub The Lord Crewe Arms for food and rooms

Interiors Destination REfound Objects, Corbridge

Glamping Hesleyside Huts have a dreamy sounding selection of shepherds huts and cabins in Northumberland National Park. We can't wait to try them! 


The Cotswolds 

Pretty Room at The Bull Inn

Stay Willow Crossley's The Bull in at Charlbury is on our radar, with 8 beautifully decorated rooms and a fun bar near to Cornbury Park and Blenheim Palace.

Fab Food/Deli Lynwood Cafe in Fairford is lovely and the coffee is delicious, while Sourdough Revolution in Lechlade is worth a visit for THE best sourdough

Shopping Station Mill Antiques in Chipping Norton is one of Lydia's favourites for original home items. Burford Garden Centre has a delicious cafe, beautiful home finds and a lovely children's area, complete with a cosy cinema for little ones to spend some time while you shop!


If you have any great tips for UK Staycations please let us know! We'd love to hear from you.