Summer Staycation: Good for people, planet, and business

Updated: Jul 21, 2020

As lockdown restrictions ease, many of us are dreaming of and planning a much-needed summer getaway. But with rules* around taking trips abroad still in place, we’re delighted to see the Great British Holiday being championed to keep us safe, boost the local economy and reduce our impact on the environment for a green recovery.

Flying is one of the most carbon-intensive choices you can make so let’s use this opportunity to rethink our travel habits and make holidaying at home the new normal. In this blog, we’ve shared some of our Community Champions’ top staycation recommendations and tips to inspire you to “get on board”!

*Please check the latest government advice before travelling


“My top recommendation for a staycation would be Cornwall, particularly St Ives. Using a low carbon mode, I would also suggest getting the Eurostar to Belgium and Amsterdam!”


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