While your holiday plans may have changed this year, it doesn’t mean you and your family can’t enjoy a relaxing getaway over the summer and appreciate all the wonderful local sights Britain has to offer.
Whether it’s a sunny seaside or hilly peaks you’ll be exploring, take a look at One4all’s staycation essentials – This summer’s must haves for any family!
There are so many scenic spots for camping across the UK, and this summer is the perfect time to make the most of them. Camping is a great way to bond with your loved ones and is an exciting adventure for adults and little ones alike! It’s important to find a tent that is spacious, but sturdy, and there are plenty of great affordable options available, such as this 5 Man Dome Tent from Argos.
ProAction 5 Man 1 Room Dome Camping Tent, £39.99 from Argos
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Use this summer as an opportunity to explore the beautiful British outdoors. Whether it’s an uphill hike or a leisurely stroll that takes your fancy, adding physical activity to your staycation is a great way to keep busy and fit. Be sure to invest in a pair of breathable shoes that will keep you comfortable and protect your feet whilst walking.
How many times have you vowed to finish a book but never found the time in your day to read those all-important final few pages? Use your staycation as a time to rest, unwind, and read the books that have been sitting on your shelf since Christmas! There is a book for everyone at Waterstones, so why not take the whole family shopping to pick the staycation story of their liking.
If you can’t get away this summer, then don’t fret – there are plenty of easy ways that you can make your home feel like a summer paradise. Pop some solar powered fairy lights around the garden, host a barbecue and, most importantly, inflate the paddling pool! A paddling pool is not only a fantastic way to keep everyone cool in the hot summer sun, but is sure to provide the whole family hours of entertainment and excitement.
Bestway Pentagon Vinyl Family Fun Pool, £26 from B&Q
A summer in the UK means a rain shower is never far away, which is why it is essential to pack plenty of indoor activities for your staycation. From a simple pack of cards to an interactive app or games console, use your holiday as an opportunity to enjoy some friendly family competition. A good old classic, such as Trivial Pursuit, is a great choice for all ages and is sure to keep players on their toes.
Trivial Pursuit Family Edition, £29.99 from WHSmith