HOLIDAYING IN THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE

Someone might think that a getaway to the English countryside doesn’t seem as nice as visiting the cities- but they’d be very, very wrong. Filled with stunning views and wild, rural adventure, the English countryside is a picturesque holiday for those dying to escape the fast paced busy city life and relax back into the charming life of the country.
Here are some fun activities to get your to do list started-

1) ATTEND THE PORT ELIOT FESTIVAL

The magnificent Cornwall estate is opened up to host the Port Eliot Festival. It started out as a literary event but has now incorporated music, food and fashion into its attractions and attracts a large crowd and also a handful of celebrities! It is known to have activities such as morning yoga, sunbathing, poetry recitals and a whole lot of dancing and singing into the wee hours of the night.

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2) SAFARI ON THE PLAINS
You’d probably not expect a safari to be available in the countryside, but lo and behold, you can have a custom safari tour in the plains of Wiltshire to explore its history, unique wildlife and obviously the stunning views!
3) LEARN A FEW NEW SKILLS
At the New Brewery Arts Centre in Cirencester, you can take part in various workshops that include arts and crafts, glass blowing, sculpture and pottery. The town is also an arts hub and you can wine and dine in the lovely environment and also go and take a look at the markets.
4) RENT A QUAINT COTTAGE
If you want a truly rustic experience, you could book a cottage in the English countryside and truly feel like you belong. Opt for a traditionally styled house with a fireplace and all the cozy decor and you will never want to leave! There are several cottages available that have breathtaking views and are perfect for a quiet and peaceful holiday

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5)GO CAMPING, OR GLAMPING
If you’re into adventure and roughing it out, setting up a tent in the fields and watching the stars is definitely the right choice for you, but if you want to have the experience of camping but the whole roughing it out doesn’t appeal to you, don’t worry! Nowadays many hotels are offering glamorous camping- where you are provided with a luxury tipi that has queen sized beds, lighting and outdoor fire pits- who said camping couldn’t be luxurious? Vacation tips you need to know, offers that will make for a budget friendly vacation are readily available online.
6) JUST RELAX AND TAKE IN THE VIEWS
The countryside has a ton of activities to offer, but the best- and cheapest thing to do is to just go on long walks and take in all the natural beauty around you. There will never be a dull moment when you are in a gorgeous environment with the people you love!

Here are some popular spots to visit on your trip-

Forest of Bowland, Marlow, Peak district, Shropshire Hills, South Cotswalds, Yorkshire Dales, Kenmore, Rural Lancashire.

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