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UK STAYCATIONS 2021

Go Explore the UK this Summer

It's the season that we've all been waiting for and it's finally time to book the UK staycation that you've been dreaming of.

Many of us would prefer a UK staycation this year, and why not? The UK is full to the brim with incredible locations, just waiting to be explored.

We have some of the best beaches in the world... 194 pristine blue flag beaches, in fact, and they're dotted all over the country! Or maybe you have your sights set a little higher. Are the majestic mountain peaks of the Cairngorms, the Trossachs or Snowdonia more on your level? Perhaps, it's the wonderful variety of a National Park break that you long for, enjoying a picnic in the countryside one day and strolling the coast the next. Whichever summer staycation break you opt for, there's a Macdonald Resort for you...

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Macdonald Spey Valley Resort

For a Summer staycation that has golf, hiking, watersports and outdoor adventures in abundance, look no further than Spey Valley, our largest resort in the Cairngorms National Park.

Days on the resort can be spent enjoying the onsite leisure facilities including indoor pool, sauna, steam room and gym, or in our indoor sports hall where you can play tennis, badminton, snooker or pool.  

Venture off the resort and you will find the UK's outdoor capital right on our doorstep with a vast range of outdoor pursuits to be enjoyed, such as hiking, cycling, kayaking, paddle boarding and bungee jumping. Kids of all ages will love the nearby Landmark Forest Adventure Park, the Highland Wildlife Park and the Strathspey Steam Railway.

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Macdonald Locahanhully Resort

Nestled in a tranquil woodland setting sits Lochanhully Resort, our most peaceful Scottish resort. The resort's wooden lodges circle a picturesque lochan, perfect for whiling away an hour watching the resident ducks, or enjoying a spot of fishing.

The resort's leisure facilities offer an indoor pool, steam room, sauna and gym. Children will love our outdoor play park, activity toom, baskeyball court, tennis court and pool table.

The surrounding areas offer an abundance of attractions for families, including the neighbouring Landmark Forest Adventure Park and the Highland Wildlife Park. The nearby Cairngorm National Park boasts a wealth of outdoor activites, from treetop adventure course to watersports on Loch Morlich.

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Macdonald Forest Hills Resort

Forest Hills sits in a prime position on the banks of Loch Ard, giving it spectacular views over the water and surrounding hillside, as well as the resort’s own beautifully landscaped gardens.

The onsite facilities offer plenty to while away those slower days with an indoor pool, sauna and steam room as well as tennis courts, lawn chess and a children’s play area.

The surrounding area offers an abundance of outdoor adventures for all ages and abilities. There is a myriad of walking and cycling trails around the loch and Queen Elizabeth Park. Water sport enthusiasts can enjoy canoeing, paddle boarding, cliff jumping and much more with our neighbours at Go Country.

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Macdonald Plas Talgarth Resort


Plas Talgarthresort offers the perfect balance between beach, mountain and National Park break. Situated on the southernmost tip of the Snowdonia National Park and only 10 minutes from the beautiful beachs of Aberdfyi, this location offers everything you could ever want from a UK staycation.

The resort boasts an outdoor pool and popular pitch and putt, as well as tennis courts. a basketball court, outdoor chess, a play area, two full size snooker tables, darts and table tennis.

The surrounding area is one of outstanding natural beauty, with stunning scenic walks and cycle paths in every direction. There are also a number of popular family attractions such as King Arthur's Labyrinth, the Talyllyn Railway and The Centre for Alternative Technology.

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Macdonald Elmers Court Resort

Located in the picturesque Georgian market town of Lymington, Elmers Court resort and its surrounds have feel of a quintessential English town, in the heart of the New Forest National Park.

The resort comprises an impressive manor house surrounded by landscaped lawns and it has two restaurants, an indoor and outoor pool, a spa, sauna and steam room, as well as a pitch and putt green, tennis courts, croquet, outdoor chess and a children's play area.

Elmers Court is a fantastic base to explore the Isle of Wight, the ferry is only 5 minutes from the resort. Other popular nearby attractions include the theme parks of Peppa Pig World and The Lost Kingdom.

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