If you are like me and book summer holidays to Spain, France, Portugal to name a few you may be feeling a little confused about your holiday plans for summer 2021. With foreign travel under review it’s hard to get excited for that well deserved break whether you have booked a sunny beach holiday or not. There is a lot of uncertainty, differing advice and regulations to follow; which got me thinking…why not experience something new and exciting in summer 2021 and book a staycation in the UK?
Now for the exciting part - Did you know Belfast International Airport fly to 14 destinations within the UK all of which have something exciting to uncover and explore? I have complied a list of destinations, airline choices and found exciting things to do in each destination Belfast International Airport provides us with, check them out and see if you can decide what part of our amazing county you want to explore…and you never know, the sun might make an appearance.
|Destination||Airline||Places of Interest||Link to tourist attractions|
|London (Gatwick, Stansted, Luton||easyJet||Markets, theatre, iconic buildings, The London Eye, aquarium, museums||www.visitlondon.com/|
|Manchester||easyJet & Ryanair||Chester Zoo, football, museums, art galleries, ski slopes||www.visitmanchester.com/|
|Birmingham||easyJet||Cadbury World, Alton Towers, bike hire, parks and countryside||https://visitbirmingham.com/|
|Liverpool||easyJet||Shopping, football, Southport Pier, The Beatles, museums, site seeing||www.visitliverpool.com/|
|Newcastle||easyJet||Angel of the North, Millennium Bridge, The Biscuit Factory, Football, museums||https://newcastlegateshead.com/|
|Bristol||easyJet||We The Curious, Wild Place Project, SS Great Britain, Museum and art galleries||https://visitbristol.co.uk/|
|Glasgow||easyJet||Architecture, explore City Centre Mural Trail, Tennent’s Brewery, quirky lanes||www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/glasgow/|
|Edinburgh||easyJet||Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Zoo, Underground Vaults, Edinburgh Dungeon, Museum and art galleries, whisky experience||https://edinburgh.org/|
|Isle of Man||easyJet||Mountain trails, sports centres, adventurous experiences, beaches, forests, stargazing, parks.||www.visitisleofman.com/|
|Jersey||easyJet||Beaches, Adventures, Pick-a-pearl, Wine Estate and Cider farm, boat trips, kayaking||www.jersey.com/|
|Inverness (new)||easyJet||Castles, Boat tours, outdoor activities, nature and wildlife, highland culture, whisky distilleries and not forgetting the Loch Ness Monster||www.visitinvernesslochness.com/|
|Bournemouth (new)||easyJet||Beaches, outdoors activities, hiking and mountain biking, city cruises, Swanage railway, Peppa Pig world, museums and galleries||www.bournemouth.co.uk/|