10 Most popular eco-friendly staycations in the UK!

With the temperature anticipated to hit a record-breaking 43°C this week, with numerous airports in chaos and most school either having or about to finish for the Summer many people will be making the most of the hot weather with a staycation. As 87% of global travellers say that they want to travel sustainably, staycations are a great way to avoid heavy travelling, enjoy a quick getaway, and discover hidden beauties in the country.

With that in mind, experts at Savoystewart.co.uk decided to compile SEMrush search data for 55 eco-friendly staycation spots in the UK, highlighting the most popular eco-friendly staycations we just can’t get enough of! 

Key Findings:

  • Soho Farmhouse, Oxfordshire(below) is the UK’s most popular eco-friendly staycation destination with 40,500 monthly searches on average!
  • Chewton Glen, Hampshire (further below) came second with over 40,000 average monthly searches and Watergate Lodge in Cornwall ranked third with 27,100 searches on average.

Top 10 most popular eco-friendly staycations in the UK

Ranking Staycation name Location Average Monthly Search Volume
1 Soho Farmhouse Oxfordshire 40,500
2 Chewton Glen Hampshire 40,000
3 Watergate Lodge Cornwall 27,100
4 Ham Yard Hotel London 22,200
5 Heckfield Place Hampshire 18,100
6 The Fish Cotswolds 14,800
= 6 Daylesford Cotswolds 14,800
8 Wilderness Reserve Suffolk 9,900
= 8 Port Lympne Kent 9,900
= 8 Lympstone Manor Devon 9,900

Savoystewart.co.uk can reveal that Soho Farmhouse in Oxfordshire is the most popular eco-friendly staycation spot in the UK, with 40,500 monthly searches on average! With an a-list guest list that includes Eddie Redmayne, Cara Delevingne and even Harry and Megan, it’s no surprise this perfect combination of nature and luxury is people’s favourite.

Coming in second place is Chewton Glen in Hampshire with 40,000 average monthly searches, only 500 behind Soho Farmhouse. With eco-treehouses, home-grown vegetables, wildlife habitats, this 5-star luxury hotel appeals to many with their biodiversity and thriving nature.

In third place is Watergate Lodge in Cornwall with over 27,000 monthly searches on average. Located in UK’s top holiday destination Cornwall, this eco-friendly coastal house boasts its proximity to the beach, high standard interior design and green credentials such as air-source heating and solar panels.

Regions with the most popular eco-friendly staycations 

Savoystewart.co.uk can also reveal that Hampshire and Cotswolds are the most prevalent regions for green staycations in the UK, both having 2 retreats shortlisted in top ten


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