Rural and coastal destinations top wishlist for holidays

The most recent Visit England Consumer Tracker shows that people are looking forward to rural and coastal visits over city breaks.

The research, from 4-10 November 2021, sees small towns also showing as a strong contender for places to take an overnight stay.

This sentiment is echeod when asked their intention of destination by day trip, with 1 in 10 adults planning to take a day trip to a rural or coastal location in the next month.

The data, which forecasts up to December 2022 is available here:

Travelling by car and by train is seen as the preferred mode of transport, over plane and private taxi.

It is important to note that this data was collected prior to the announcement of the new Omicron variant of the Covid virus.