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Great beach resorts in easy reach of London

Summer is a great time for days at the beach, but if you’ve chosen a city break this summer. We’ve all been there. Don’t lose yourself in FOMO, though. There are some great seaside resorts that you can easily reach from the centre of London and we’ve listed some of our favourites for you here. These resorts have everything from sand, shingle and historic features, so there really is something for everyone!

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Celebrate National Picnic Week with the UK’s top picnic spots

National Picnic Week is an annual event that takes place every summer and well, picnics are a staple of British summer times, so here are a list of great places across the UK for laying your blanket and emptying a hamper while enjoying the great British countryside.

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A guide to Ascot Etiquette

Royal Ascot is the most prestigious horse race in the UK and as such, there are some customs and rules for those attending. The Queen is usually in attendance and the Royal Procession that kicks off the day is pretty spectacular.

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Treat your dad this Father’s Day

This Father’s Day why not celebrate by heading to one of the many events going on all over the country? You’ll find everything, from spa days (yes, dad’s like good skin too!) to special lunch time menus to workshops where you and your dad can learn something together to just good old fashioned day out together.

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Four Endangered Primate Infants Arrive at Monkey World in 2019!

Monkey World has welcomed four more infant primates to the park in 2019, all of whom are at risk of extinction in the wild. Three have been born at the park, and one is an orphan, adopted into a group here, but all are endangered and their lives are pivotal for their species as a whole.

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With Pride approaching, here is the best of LGBTQA+ London

We’re big fans of Pride celebrations here at Staytripper, in fact you should click here to see our top picks of Pride events across the UK… Before we get too side tracked, we have to acknowledge that London is home to one of the biggest Pride festivals in the country, so we thought we’d create a run down of some of the best spots for those looking for an inclusive LGBTQA+ experience in the city.

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In aid of Bike Week, here are 5 of the best cycling routes in the UK

Yes, there really is a national week for everything, Bike Week takes place from 8th to 16th June this year and so we thought we’d introduce you to some of the greatest cycling routes in the UK for you to explore. We’ve narrowed these down to the prettiest of the UK’s cycle routes rather than the easiest, fastest or most challenging.

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It really is Fry-day, today is National Fish and Chip Day!

Stop what you’re doing and head to the nearest chippy immediately, it’s National Fish and Chip Day and it’s a Fry-day (you see what we did there?)! Following on from the success of last year’s National Fish and Chip Day, it returns again today to celebrate the nation’s favourite and arguably most famous dish.

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Keep Game of Thrones alive with these trips

Now that Game of Thrones has ended for good and we can all finally talk about it (THAT ENDING.), some of you might be wondering what you’re going to do once it fades from conversation and there are no wild theories to discuss or episodes to wait for. Well, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

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UK’s best seaside towns and resorts revealed

The top seaside towns and resorts of 2019 have been revealed following research from the team over at They quizzed over 2,000 families to find out which of the UK’s seaside towns were their favourites and what they loved about the coast, as adults as well as any childhood memories they might have from there.

What's On Highlights

  1. Summer Events in the UK
    Looking for things to do this Summer? Look no further! Events to keep you entertained during the summer holidays.
  2. Food and Drink Events
    Eating is one of life's great pleasures and as the UK is home to some of the world's most iconic foods, the Yorkshire Pudding, Haggis and Rarebit to name but a few, and of course the multicultural society also means you'll find dishes from all over the world all on your doorstep.
  3. Family Friendly events
    Family friendly events happening in the UK. The UK is full of great attractions that are family friendly and great fun for all!
  4. Free events
    It doesn't matter whether you're watching the pennies or not, everyone loves a free day out, so if you're on a budget or just looking to get the most for your money, you're in the right place.
  5. Sport & Activities Events
    Here at Staytripper we aim to connect you with the best activities and events across the UK so you can make the most of your trip. If you’re a daredevil or someone who likes to stay active while you’re exploring new places, we can help you find the perfect activity for you.
  6. Festivals & Local Shows
    If you are a fan of festivals, then you are in luck! Staytripper aims to connect you with the events that you want to attend, including intimate music gigs, big scale musicals, dance events, food and drink festivals, community events, farm shows and more.


  1. Cardiff
    Full of sound and colour, Cardiff is a jewel in Wales’ crown, there truly is something for everyone in this accessible and interesting city. From the hustle and bustle of the St David’s Centre and the traditional high street and arcades around the mall, the history and heritage of the castle and parkland. The city has an amazing street style and fashion subculture that you’ll notice by exploring some of the quieter shopping areas. Staytripper Cardiff is launching soon!

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Schools are almost out and Summer is on the horizon! If you're looking for fun things to do as a family, visit…
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