Staycation summer: Morecambe named in the top 10 trending UK seaside destinations according to Airbnb

Morecambe has been named one of the best beach holiday spots in the UK after Airbnb has revealed the top ten trending British seaside destinations.

Wednesday, 5th August 2020, 4:05 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th August 2020, 4:08 pm
The sun sets over Morecambe Bay (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

With many people around the UK opting for a holiday closer to home this summer, the nostalgic and simple pleasures of the Great British seaside holiday, fish and chips, rock-pooling and ice-creams, are making a comeback.

Airbnb has teamed up with UK-based artists to create a series of bespoke, traditional-style postcards illustrating the delights of the top ten destinations.

The postcards are available for hosts and guests to download on the Airbnb newsroom

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Colwyn Bay is a town, community and seaside resort in Conwy County on the north coast of Wales overlooking the Irish Sea.
Bridlington, a Yorkshire coastal town on the Holderness Coast of the North Sea, known as the "Lobster Capital of Europe"
Minehead in Somerset, lies on the south bank of the Bristol Channel, and is famed as a Gateway to Exmoor
Bognor Regis in West Sussex is on the south coast of England, 55.5 miles south-west of London, and claims to be the sunniest town in Britain
Morecambe offers you the chance to enjoy the many pleasures of the seaside, whether its flying kites, building sandcastles or enjoying the views across the bay
Lowestoft is an English North Sea coast town in Suffolk. On the edge of The Broads you can be the first to see the sunrise in the UK
Tenby is a harbour town and resort in southwest Wales. Its known for its 13th-century town walls and its stretches of sandy shoreline, including Castle Beach.
Southend-on-Sea is on the Thames Estuary in Essex, southeast England. The long Southend Pier is serviced by a small train and has a museum at its shore end. Nearby, Adventure Island is an amusement park with fairground rides and water slides.
Great Yarmouth is on the east coast of England. It's known for its long sandy beach. The Time and Tide Museum traces local history and the Nelson Museum focuses on the life of Admiral Horatio Nelson.
Located 37 miles south west of Glasgow, Ayr is a popular seaside resort, complete with charming sea front, leafy suburbs and range of places to stay