Places to go on holiday in the UK

Places to go on holiday in the UK

UK holidays are more popular than ever

This year is the year of the staycation and why would you want to go anywhere else when we are blessed with such beautiful a beautiful country?

Places to go

In the uk we have the beautiful beaches and forests and here at Short Stay Homes we are lucky enough to have some beautiful properties located in some of the most desirable locations in the UK.

Christchurch is a beautiful coastal town where there is always something going going on – packed full of activities and local attractions to keep the whole family entertained.

Sandy beaches on the doorstep – click here 

Amazing restaurants, bars and coffee shops – click here

Boat trips & boat hire to the famous Hengistbury Head – click here

Paddle board hire – click here

And much much more!

The New Forest is famous for its beautiful scenery, natural beauty, roaming New Forest Ponies and its 140 miles of tracks and footpaths!

The New Forest is the perfect place for nature lovers or those looking to escape the city. You can Hike, cycle or horse ride your way round hundreds of kilometres of Forest.

Horse ride through the forest and feel at one with nature – click here

Visit The famous town of Beaulieu and check out the Abbey and the Motor Museum or even paddle up the river on a Canoe – click here 

Visit some of the cosy pubs – click here

Devon is known for its sandy beaches, fossil cliffs, medieval towns and moorland. Whether you’re looking for adventure, culture or some R&R, Devon is the place for you. This diverse and picturesque county has so much to offer.

Why not walk The South West Coast Path? Follow the coastline and take in the beauty of towering cliffs of the northern Exmoor Coast and rock formations on the fossil-rich southern Jurassic Coast. – click here

Climbing is an activity that is growing in popularity and Devon with its rocky boulders and different styles of rock is a great location to get started.

Luckily for you we have properties in all of the above areas!


We have two properties located in the bustling market town of Christchurch – Quay House and Quay Corner.

Quay House can accommodate up to 15 people and Quay Corner can accommodate up to 10 people.

These properties as well as being rented out separately can also be booked together to make a larger property The Quays that can accommodate 25.

New Forest

We have 6 properties in the heart of the New Forest, sleeping from 4 up to 29 guests.

Two of our properties are 300 year old thatched cottages perfect for a traditional English Country getaway.

Riverside Lodge is the most spectacular property, with our luxury cottage on the banks of the Hampshire Avon and sat upon it’s own small lake.


We have beautiful Eco House located in mid Devon, benefitting from having it’s own lake, being located within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and only 30 mins from the Coast.

Blackdown Views can accommodate 12 guests and is set within 10 acres, in a beautiful rural setting with outstanding views from the balcony and veranda.