Summer Holiday Locations
As the weather starts to get warmer, many people begin to turn their attention to the summer holidays. However, with so many different types of break to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to start. From beach breaks to adventure holidays, let's take a look at some of the best summer holiday destinations.British Beach BreaksThe recession has made holidaying at home cool once again. Being a small island, the UK offers plenty of pretty coastal regions and holiday resorts for a traditional seaside break. Cornwall is a popular choice with tourists heading south for the summer. With pretty towns such as Padstow and St Ives as well as beautiful, sandy beaches the region is a great place for families and couples alike. If the weather's damp, there's plenty to see and do in Cornwall; both kids and adults will enjoy the exciting educational experience at the Eden Project while the Tate at St Ives is popular with culture-vultures. Home to Rick Stein's famous seafood restaurant, Cornwall is a foodies paradise, with plenty of places to dine in style as well as being the ideal location to enjoy a simple meal of fish and chips on the sea front. Whatever your interests, there's something for you in Cornwall.Stylish City BreaksIf you're bored of beach breaks then why not try a stylish summer city break? Dublin is a great place to go for a summer holiday with a difference. Perfect for a week away from work or for a long weekend to recharge your batteries, a city break provides the opportunity to indulge yourself in a luxurious hotel, soak up the culture and enjoy the local cuisine. Dublin is packed with traditional Irish pubs, so you can kick back with a pint of the black stuff after a long day of sightseeing and shopping. Just a short drive from the city centre, you'll find vast expanses of rolling countryside making Dublin the ideal choice if you want to get away from it all with some long walks in the fresh air, before returning to the city to take advantage of the buzzing nightlife.FranceFor families who are looking for an action-packed break, why not hop across the channel for a summer holiday with a difference? The sunny south-west of France has plenty of adventure holiday resorts offering an abundance of outdoor activities. From archery and rifle-shooting to wind-surfing and rafting, a French adventure holiday promises plenty of fun for water-babies and land-lovers alike. The Pyrenees are just a short drive from the South-Western city of Toulouse, meaning the region is conveniently situated for people who enjoy walking and hiking. For those who want to unwind, many adventure holiday camps offer the chance to relax with yoga and creative writing, as well as traditional outdoor pursuits.From exciting activity weekends to cultural city breaks, you don't have to opt for traditional beach holidays to have a great summer holiday. Whether you want to stay close to home or travel further afield, the summer offers you the perfect opportunity to get away from it and try something new, so look around to find something to suit your interests for the holiday of a lifetime!