We love the West Yorkshire towns and villages here at The Yorkshireman. Its harsh valley surroundings make for the perfect backdrop for some of the most idyllic spots in the UK.
And, we aren’t the only ones who think so. As one of West Yorkshire’s quaint towns has been rated as the best-value staycation in 2023.
Half of the top 10 best-value staycation spots in the UK were in Yorkshire, which isn’t surprising when you think how we Yorkshire folk love a bit of thrift.
An average holiday let in Holmfirth was £454. In second place was Staithes along the Yorkshire Coast with an average price of £458 and next was Haworth with a holiday let price of £496 was in fourth place.
Home to BBC’s Happy Valley, Hebden Bridge’s average holiday let was £504 in seventh place and the seaside town of Hornsea came in ninth with an average holiday let of £506
Sykes Holiday Cottages CEO Graham Donoghue said: “This year’s Staycation Index marks the fifth edition of our annual report. Here we delve into the trends and holiday habits that have emerged over the last 12 months, as well as where, and what, Brits are prioritising when heading on a getaway.
“We look specifically at the top UK holiday hotspots, best budget destinations – including Holmfirth and Staithes in Yorkshire and Blaenau Ffestiniog in Wales – and the locations trending on TikTok, as well as analysing our booking data to reveal the most sought-after holiday home features and property types.”
The top 10 best-value holiday locations according to average weekly rental price (all under £550):
- Holmfirth, Kirklees – £454
- Staithes, North Yorkshire – £458
- Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd – £484
- Haworth, Bradford – £496
- Penrith, Cumbria – £497
- Cockermouth, Cumbria – £498
- Hebden Bridge, Calderdale – £504
- Barnard Castle, Durham – £504
- Hornsea, East Riding of Yorkshire – £506
- Matlock, Derbyshire – £509