The best staycation deals this summer
With temperatures soaring yet again, The Sun’s Travel Editor, Lisa Minot, shares her ultimate staycation guide including clever tips to help you avoid the usual over-crowded hotspots and day trip deals to keep your costs down.
Camping:If you join the Caravan and Motorhome club for £54 a year you get special access to over 2,700 sites across the UK and Europe. With membership, you can save 50% off per night on pitch fees and sites start from £5 a night.
Also try websites like PitchUp.com with include deals at Low Borrowbridge Farm in Cumbria from £25 a night and Clovelly Fields in Devon from £13.50 a night.
Coastal Getaways:Travelodge has over 250,000 rooms for £34.99 or less across its 36 coastal hotels.
Family Favourites:BeWILDerwood in Norfolk is now open which features climbing frames, aerial ropewalks and muddled mazes in a forest setting. Free for any child under 95cm.
Gulliver's Valley is a brand new theme park in South Yorkshire designed for children between 2 and 13. They have overnight accommodation options too. Prices are reduced if you pre-book online and free for children under 90cm. They also have parks in Milton Keynes, Matlock Bath and Warrington.
Day Trips:Thorpe Park has a brand new deal if you book online you can reduce your ticket price from £55 to just £39.A one-day pass at Alton Towers now costs from £34 if you book in advance, down from £58 for on the day tickets.Sea Life Centre has locations across the UK and if you pre-book a timed visiting slot you can save 20%. There's also the option to buy a combi-ticket with Legoland which is now £27.50, down from £35 if you purchased them separately.