Where to Go On a UK Sailing Holiday

If you want to spend time learning to sail or simply seeing the sights via boat, there are plenty of places in the UK to do this. Here are some top sailing holiday destinations to consider…

The Isles of Scilly – A group of islands off the Cornish coastline, the Isles of Scilly are a paradise for lovers of the sea. If it is unspoilt beauty that you are after, then it is a great place to enjoy spending time sailing. Some find it more like being on a tropical island than in Britain, and the sandy beaches are perfect for a family holiday.

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Loch Lomond – In the stunning Trossachs National Park you will find Loch Lomond. As well as being the perfect place to learn to sail, you will also be able to enjoy the dramatic scenery and wildlife in the surrounding area, from deer to birds of prey, this is a beautiful place to spend time, both on the water and on land.

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The Isle of Wight – A popular island with holiday makers, the Isle of Wight has a long seafaring history, and Cowes week attracts many sailing enthusiasts to the island. You can do a day skipper course like this www.solentboattraining.co.uk/ around the Solent and see the sights of the island too, from the Needles in the West to the Victorian town of Ryde.

The Lake District – Another popular place for holiday makers is the Lake District in Cumbria. The scenery is stunning at any time of the year, and with the abundance of lakes there are plenty of water sports on offer for those who want to take part.

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