Airbnb has today revealed the top trending destinations for UK staycations this Easter weekend.
With summer just around the corner, Brits are betting on the weather with plans to explore seaside destinations as well as locations in the countryside for the long weekend.
Seaside town Prestatyn in Wales tops the list of trending destinations after seeing the biggest rise in Brits searching for stays on the platform. It is joined by more seaside towns, including Lowestoft in England and Dunbar in Scotland, perfect for those seeking a tranquil waterside escape.
Wales has also emerged as a popular destination for Brits in the coming weeks, with three out of 10 areas in the list based there. Brits are set to embrace putting on hiking gear and discovering the rolling hills surrounding Merthyr Tydfil and Carmarthen over the Easter weekend.
Other destinations piquing the interest of the nation include quaint English market towns Thirsk and Chipping Norton for visitors to soak up the local heritage, and perhaps Jeremy Clarkson’s farm.
Airbnb’s top 10 trending UK destinations for Easter 2022*:
- Prestatyn, Denbighshire, Wales
- Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales
- Aintree, Merseyside, England
- Sheffield City Centre, South Yorkshire, England
- Balloch, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland
- Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England
- Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
- Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales
- Lowestoft, Suffolk, England
- Thirsk, North Yorkshire, England
“The nation is set to enjoy the first Easter weekend without Covid restrictions in two years, and it’s great to see Brits are exploring up-and-coming areas of the UK to make the most of it. The top trending destination list provides ample inspiration for those looking to get away and explore a new place over the long weekend.
“By visiting these local destinations, Brits are supporting local economies and communities, and for those based in these destinations who are considering listing their Home on Airbnb, now is a great time to sign up.”
Amanda Cupples, General Manager for Northern Europe at Airbnb
Prospective Hosts in the UK can learn more about how much they could earn by sharing their space on Airbnb through the What’s My Place Worth tool. The interactive tool computes the estimated income based on geography, type of listing, and also uses prior Airbnb booking data in the area. For more information, visit Airbnb.com/host.
To inspire travellers for their next adventure, a wishlist of Airbnb Homes available at these trending UK Easter destinations can be found here.