Affordable Getaways: 8 UK Holidays on a Budget

Luxury holiday destinations that won't break the bank

Are you looking for an affordable getaway for your next vacation? There is no need to skimp on luxury, just because you are on a budget. Together Travel has some suggestions for  incredible destinations right here in the UK, so that you can spend your budget friendly holidays on a beautiful and memorable staycation.


Affordable Holidays: Llyn Peninsula

Llyn Peninsula, North Wales

To begin, imagine a budget friendly short break to a sunny coastal destination on the Llyn Peninsula. Where the rolling hills of the Welsh countryside meet the sparkling waters of the Irish Sea, you will find a gorgeous getaway, with luxury accommodation perfect for any couple, group, family or even for a solo escape. From your stunning location, overlooking the peninsula , you can enjoy invigorating coastal walks, down time relaxing on the soft sands of deserted beaches, golfing on renowned courses, or picnicking in a secluded cove. It is all there for you to enjoy, just a short jaunt away from our lovely coastal cottages. When you plan your staycation at one of our holiday homes on the Llyn Peninsula, you will be a short drive away from relaxing beaches, epic surfing, picturesque seaside villages, and cosy pubs, as well as Snowdonia National Park.  For your accommodation, you can choose between contemporary cottages and apartments, converted barns bursting with character, and a traditional Welsh farmhouse, so there is something for everyone to enjoy, no matter your family’s size or preferences.

Prices: From £109 per night


Affordable Holidays: Outer Hebrides

Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Head there in March, and you are likely to see the famed Northern Lights while staying in a gothic revival style castle. Our unique offerings, in Lews Castle, feature palatial self-catering apartments and contemporary suites that hold the promise of a luxuriously indulgent stay. Under the turrets and towers of this grand mid-1800’s estate, you will find meticulously restored interiors where you will stay in sumptuously decorated rooms with modern amenities that feel wonderfully surprising in this unique location. Venturing beyond the castle walls, you will encounter the rugged landscapes, rich history, and proud local culture you would expect in Scotland. Hire a bicycle and explore the Lews Castle trails, embark on an epic hiking adventure, enjoy the Hebridean wildlife, or head off to see the Calanais Standing Stones, enjoying all that this extraordinary place  has to offer.

Prices: From £89 per night


Affordable Holidays: John O'Groats

John O’Groats, Scotland

Set in a stunning and extreme landscape, amidst coastal stacks, dramatic cliffs, wild forests, and white sandy beaches, you will find luxury lodges and apartments to surprise and delight you. Our Inn building with its colourful tofts offers self-catering accommodation in what was once the John O’Groats Hotel. It is the perfect home base for heading  out on a North Coast 500 adventure, standing proudly against the backdrop of the breath-taking Pentland firth.  Enjoy unforgettable sea views while you relax in our impeccable holiday lodges, appointed with contemporary interior design. Each lodge features an extensive glass wall frontage and a large wooden deck with outdoor furniture, perfect for sitting, wrapped in a cosy blanket, enjoying the rugged coastline or the amazing spectacle of the Northern Lights. When the chill in the air is too much for outdoor adventuring, you can always enjoy the warmth of the in-built wood-burners while you relax in the deep, comfortable sofas.

Prices: From £109 per night


Affordable Holidays: Newquay, Cornwall

Newquay, Cornwall

This may not be as budget-friendly as some of the other  family breaks on this list, but a stay on the doorstep of Fistral Beach is well worth a little self-indulgence. We offer stylish seafront apartment penthouses, on the gorgeous North Cornwall coast, ideal for embarking on a seaside escape. Adventure lovers and thrill seekers will adore the towering cliffs, spectacular surfing, and all the other activities this area has to explore, whether you prefer biking, coasteering, or walking the award winning South West Coast Path. Visit the Newquay Zoo, take a nostalgic train ride on the Lappa Valley Railway, explore The Lost Gardens of Heligan, or experience the world’s largest indoor rainforest at The Eden Project. Want to take a break from the action and enjoy some fine dining? Bring your family to one of the many delicious  restaurants Cornwall has to offer.

Prices: From £129 per night


Affordable Holidays: Devon

Gitcombe Estate, Devonshire

Our nine outstanding holiday cottages, equipped to host between 2 and 13 guests, are nestled in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Situated between the coastal villages of Totnes and Dartmouth, Gitcombe Estate gives travellers easy access to iconic National Parks, charming waterside towns, and the breath taking Blackpool Sands beach. Whether you are a wildlife enthusiast, an unabashed foodie, an adventurous surfer, or just someone in search of a place to relax and refresh, this beautiful spot has exactly what you need. In our cottages, you will find décor created with exceptional attention to detail in every spot. Jane Churchill fabrics, Farrow & Ball palettes, Villeroy & Boch bathroom suites, and modern Dualit electricals show the exquisite care and thought that has gone into the renovation of these beautiful accommodations. You can enjoy far reaching views of the countryside from your private terrace or simply relax in a cosy living space complete with a wood-burner. Visit our little corner of paradise any time you need a budget friendly short break that feels like the lap of luxury.

Prices: From £103 per night


Affordable Holidays: Chester, Cheshire

Chester, Cheshire

Can you imagine an affordable weekend getaway that features one of the most unique places to stay in the UK? Our accommodations at Tattenhall Marina are glass fronted floating pods that hold a contemporary double bedroom, living area with sofa bed, bathroom, and kitchenette, as well as featuring a beautiful view of Peckforton Castle. Some of our pods are even pet friendly! The surrounding area is packed with things to do, including the “World’s Largest Ice-cream shop”, the Cheshire Ice Cream farm, Chester Zoo, and Cholmondeley Castle, with its elegant gardens. There’s plenty to explore within the city walls of Chester, from gorgeous Roman gardens featuring a miniature railway and adventure playground to charming streets with access not only to independent shops and artisan cafes, but also a Roman amphitheatre. During the summer months, the Roman gardens offer open air cinema, live theatre, and concerts, and if a river outing is more to your liking, you can head to the River Dee. Enjoy a leisurely cruise or a day spent rowing yourself about and checking out the architecture and maybe some live music on the riverbanks, or cross the impressive suspension bridge to walk through the meadows.

Prices: From £99 per night


Affordable Holidays: Fowey, Cornwall

Fowey, Cornwall

Steeped in history, this coastal town is a favourite of the staycation crowd, and for good reason. It is a contemporary, chic location, once home to English author Daphne du Maurier, where spectacular Cornish sunsets and bright sunny mornings are often enjoyed from the vantage point of a kayak, as you head upstream for a picnic or to visit a picture perfect village. Seated aside a natural deep-water harbour, Fowey is a nautical gateway to the rest of South Cornwall, and this port town has enjoyed a colourful maritime history. Stroll along the harbour front, visit boutique bistros, enjoy the beautiful Georgian architecture, feast on Fowey River Mussels in a waterside café, or simply spend your day soaking up the sun or splashing in the water on one of the regions many white sand beaches. When you are ready to call it a day, head to one of our self-catering cottages, where you can relax in comfort and luxury.

Prices: From £129 per night


Affordable Holidays: Somerset

Dillington Estate, Somerset

Nestled in the glorious Somerset countryside, this is the location where you will enjoy the ultimate in British luxury, whether staying in one of our exceptional holiday cottages or a sprawling Manor House. The estate dates back to the 16th century, and the same family has held this gorgeous property for over 200 years, tending its more than 3,000 acres of rolling fields, pretty woodland, and scenic farmland with loving care. If you are looking for a place to escape, you can hide away at one of our idyllic, elegantly appointed, family and pet friendly cottages. When you are feeling adventurous, you will be in close proximity to some of the best beaches in Devon and Somerset, as well as the Longleat Safari Park and Sherborne Castle and Gardens.

Prices: From £125 per night


Why struggle with stressful airport queues, when you can load up your car and take your family away for a budget friendly holiday, right here in the UK? When you are ready to travel to a destination rich with history, bursting with charm, relaxing and beachy, or surrounded by exquisite natural beauty, Together Travel Co. is here to bring your holiday dreams to life. All across the UK, we have luxurious, comfortable, unique properties in stunning locations, where you can connect with your family and enjoy all these vacation spots have to offer. Find out how we can make your trip amazing by contacting our expert concierge team at +44(0)1625 416430 or emailing us for more information.