These are the 21 places that have been voted the UK’s best hidden gems Bedford News

Are you planning to visit one of these hidden gems?  (Photo: SWNS)
Are you planning to visit one of these hidden gems? (Photo: SWNS)

Research of 2,000 adults found the places in the UK the public are most keen to see for themselves when restrictions are lifted, with 38% of participants eager to explore new getaways once allowed.

Among the best choices for a break are the Peak District and Yorkshire, with the Isle of Wight and Snowdonia also highly sought after for a peaceful vacation.

“ Excited to come back there and explore again ”

The study found that when it comes to what Brits look forward to the most when they revisit their favorite places, the views, new areas, the beach, eating fish and chips and taking pictures have all gotten the top marks. top scores – and one in 10 even admitted to secretly watching. onwards to the inevitable stop at the gas station stand.

The research was commissioned by tech giant Samsung, whose spokesperson Sharon Hegarty said: “Over the past year, various restrictions have been put in place, advising us to stay home and stay local more than ever. .

“Let’s face it, it’s no surprise that whether it’s with families, households or in a party of six, we’re excited to come back there and explore again when it’s safe to do so. make.

Looking forward to getting out of the house

After the lockdown, half of the study participants said they were just anxious to get out of the house, while 29% said they were happy to spend time with their family that they did not have. not been able to see for a long time.

A fifth admitted they had never been on a holiday before so far – and 57% of people said leaving their area and returning to their favorite UK vacation spots was high on their list when the restrictions are lifted.

A third of participants said they were bored of being in their hometown and eager to rediscover places elsewhere. Almost two-thirds of people agreed that they would no longer take leaving their region and rediscovering places for granted.

What are the best locations?

Research has revealed that these are the 21 best places and hidden gems that the public is excited to visit once again when the restrictions disappear:

  • The Lake District, Derwent Water
  • Devon, Ilfracombe
  • The Cotswolds, Lowerslaughter
  • Yorkshire, limestone pavement
  • Isle of Wight, The Mermaid and Stag Rocks at Freshwater Bay
  • Dorset, Gold Hill, Shaftesbury
  • Whitby, coast view
  • Snowdonia, Glaslyn Lake from the miner’s trail
  • St Ives, harbor view
  • Bath, view of Alexandra Park
  • New Forest, Lyndhurst
  • Blackpool, Blackpool Tower
  • Isles of Scilly, Beach View
  • Pembrokeshire, Stack Rocks
  • Northumberland, Sycamore Gap
  • Newquay, Towan Beach
  • Cumbria, countryside near Keld
  • Brighton, royal pavilion
  • Brecon Beacons, Llangorse Lake

What are the current local travel restrictions in the UK?

In different parts of the Common Travel Area (UK, Republic of Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man) there are a number of different rules which may restrict travel.

In England, the government says that “you should continue to minimize the number of trips where possible” – which means you should avoid making unnecessary trips.

As of April 26, there are no restrictions on entering or leaving Scotland as long as you are traveling to the UK or to Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man.

There are also currently no restrictions in place for travel to or from Wales, again, as long as you are traveling within the UK or a larger common travel area.

Currently in Northern Ireland it is illegal to leave home without a reasonable excuse, and those arriving in Northern Ireland from another part of the Common Travel Area are asked to self-isolate for 10 days upon arrival.

A version of this article originally appeared on our sister site NationalWorld

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