Best things to do in UK national parks

Published on Staysure on 29th April 2021

From majestic peaks and rolling hills to serene lakes and rugged coastlines, the UK’s national parks have a lot to offer holidaymakers looking for a UK staycation.

But this year marks a particularly special anniversary – for it was 70 years ago, on 17 April 1951, that the Peak District became the UK’s first national park under the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act of 1949.

In the 70 years since, 14 more national parks were established with the latest one, South Downs, only created in 2009.

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Best things to do in Cyprus

Published on Staysure on 19th March 2021

Ordinarily, around a million Brits visit Cyprus each year, making it one of the most popular holiday destinations for UK travellers.

Those numbers may have dipped recently, but our love for the island certainly hasn’t dampened.

In fact, since the country announced that it would be reopening its borders to British holidaymakers this summer, travel firms have been reporting a huge surge in bookings.

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Top virtual holiday experiences

Published on Staysure on 24th February 2021

Since borders started closing and the first lockdown came into effect in March 2020, many of us have stayed local, unsure of when we might be able to travel again.

Virtual holiday experiences became the salvation, offering a much-needed injection of joy and distraction.

Live streams and virtual museums popped up around the world, giving us a glimpse into the life we’re currently missing. From the confines of our homes, we could be instantly transported to the stunning Sistine Chapel or see the magical Northern Lights.

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