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Where is quietish in the uk during summer hols?

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isthiswalter · 09/07/2020 17:38

I might be looking for the impossible here! We never usually go away in the school holidays, but DH has a week booked off work that he can't change in August.

We want s/c accommodation, close to the coast for walking, and a local pub. Don't require any family attractions. Is there anywhere that might not be overrun with kids this summer, or is that an impossible ask?

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fuzzyduck1 · 09/07/2020 18:41

Seahorses is not very child friendly nice sea walks b&b’s boat trips to see seals/ holy island castle little way away even a waterfall near that turns teddy bears to stone.

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fuzzyduck1 · 09/07/2020 18:49

Wrong about the waterfall that’s at Knaresborough near york

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Missillusioned · 09/07/2020 18:52

If it's mid to late August - Scotland. The Scottish children are back at school.

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cameocat · 09/07/2020 18:54

West coast of wales is always gorgeous and not that busy.

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CaptainMyCaptain · 09/07/2020 18:56

Northumberland.

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lazylinguist · 09/07/2020 18:57

This year? Nowhere, I shouldn't think! UK residents will be avoiding going abroad and looking for a nice place to stay in the UK. That's why we've decided not to go away at all!

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MrsMoastyToasty · 09/07/2020 19:09

Scottish Highlands and Islands. They're generally quieter than the rest of the UK and the Scottish schoolchildren will be back at school.

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isthiswalter · 09/07/2020 20:22

Northumberland is beautiful but we only went last year, we actually stayed in Seahouses.
Will check out West wales and see what I can find, thanks

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Zodlebud · 10/07/2020 08:40

Loving the Northumberland recommendations - we are off to Bamburgh for a week in August.

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