Statistics show rising popularity of Northumberland villages for autumn breaks
The Northumberland villages of Bamburgh and Alnmouth are among the most popular UK destinations for a cosy staycation.
That’s according to research by holiday rentals marketplace HomeToGo which looked into the top trending destinations for cosy staycations, uncovering which market towns and chocolate-box villages have seen the most significant increases in interest for 2021 autumn holidays.
The Welsh village of Llangollen tops the list after a 461% increase compared to 2020 in UK travellers using HomeToGo.co.uk between January 1 and - September 9, 2021 using check-in dates from September 22 - December 21, 2021.
Bamburgh was second with a 352% increase and Alnmouth was fourth with a 233% increase.
The research was released alongside the launch of its new holiday home, the Wildwood Spa in Devon.
The top 10
1 Llangollen, Denbighshire
2 Bamburgh, Northumberland
3 Bakewell, Derbyshire
4 Alnmouth, Northumberland
5 Keswick, Cumbria
6 Tintagel, Cornwall
7 Thornton-le-Dale, North Yorkshire
8 Windermere, Cumbria
9 Pickering, North Yorkshire
10 Dunkeld, Perthshire