Holiday habits are changing in the downturn – not only are holidaymakers lowering the number of holidays they take, but they are also looking to stay closer to home. The popularity of the staycation has gone from strength-to-strength with Brits looking to get more from their buck. While some are opting for back-to-basic camping and caravanning holidays, others are maintaining a level of luxury by choosing self-catered accommodation from the likes of Easy Cottages. By choosing properties with all of their home comforts on site holiday makers are taking charge of their food and activities budgets and using economic problems as an opportunity to explore what the UK has to offer.
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Once you’ve chosen your destination it pays to do some research online and plan free or low-cost activities in the area. The countryside is a great choice for those who like to get active and with walking, cycling and picknicking all making great free family activities there is plenty of fun to be had whatever the family budget.