Premier Inn lists UK’s best free outdoor attractions to make most of Easter break

The best things in life are free and to make this Easter exciting for visitors counting the pennies, a hotel chain has compiled a list of the nations top outdoor attractions which don’t cost anything to visit. Premier Inn, which has more than 800 hotels right across the UK, has put together the selection to help people enjoy the great outdoors without breaking the bank.

The collection will likely appeal to those who love to explore, learn and sightsee, with the three top rated free attractions revealed as Peak District National Park, Royal Albert Dock and Valley Gardens. However, it is not just parks that top the list, with both Brighton Beach and Botanic Gardens featuring in the top ten.

A spokesperson for Premier Inn said: “What a better time to highlight the attractions people can enjoy-without breaking the bank this half term. With over 800 locations, Premier Inn is perfectly located near all of the UK’s favorite free attractions and so is a great place to start your Easter break.”

There is a huge range of attractions all within walking distance from many Premier Inn hotels, so guests don’t have to shell out extra on public transport. Lots of hotels also have free on-site parking.

Here are the top national and regional attractions with the nearest Premier Inn hotel.

Top 10 UK Attractions (Full list below)

  1. Peak District National Park (Limestone Valley, Peak District. Nearest Premier Inn: Buxton)
  2. Royal Albert Dock (Liverpool. Nearest Premier Inn: Liverpool City Centre)
  3. Valley Gardens (Harrogate. Nearest Premier Inn: Harrogate)
  4. Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park (Nearest Premier Inn: Dumbarton/Loch Lomond)
  5. Royal Victoria Park (Bath. Nearest Premier Inn: Bath City Centre)
  6. Botanic Gardens (Belfast. Nearest Premier Inn: Belfast City Center Alfred Street)
  7. Brighton Beach (Brighton. Nearest Premier Inn: Brighton City Centre)
  8. Sherwood Forest (Nottinghamshire, optional donations. Nearest Premier Inn: Nottingham North Daybrook)
  9. Picnic in Roman Gardens (Chester. Nearest Premier Inn: Chester City Centre)
  10. Pembrokeshire National park (Pembrokeshire. Nearest Premier Inn: Tenby Town Centre)

london attractions

  1. Greenwich Park (Nearest Premier Inn: Greenwich)
  2. Kensington Gardens (Nearest Premier Inn: Kensington Olympia)
  3. Regents Park and Primrose Hill (Nearest Premier Inn: London Euston)
  4. Olympic Park (Nearest Premier Inn: London Stratford)
  5. London Wall Walk (Nearest Premier Inn: Tower Bridge)

south west attractions

  1. Free cycle tour in Bristol (Bristol. Nearest Premier Inn: Bristol City Centre)
  2. Birdwatching at Langford Lakes (Wiltshire. Nearest Premier Inn: Salisbury)
  3. Royal Victoria Park (Bath. Nearest Premier Inn: Bath City Centre)
  4. Meadfoot Beach (Torquay Nearest Premier Inn: Paignton Seafront)
  5. Gwithian Beach (Cornwall. Nearest Premier Inn: Hayle)


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south east attractions

  1. Brighton Beach (Brighton. Nearest Premier Inn: Brighton City Centre)
  2. St Catherine’s Hill (Winchester, donations welcome. Nearest Premier Inn: Winchester)
  3. Pett Level Beach (Hastings. Nearest Premier Inn: Hastings)
  4. The White Cliffs of Dover (Dover. Nearest Premier Inn: Dover East)
  5. Bournemouth Gardens (Bournemouth Nearest Premier Inn: Bournemouth West Cliffe)

East of England attractions

  1. Great Yarmouth Beach (Great Yarmouth. Nearest Premier Inn: Great Yarmouth (Seafront)
  2. Walks around The Broads National Park (Suffolk. Nearest Premier Inn: Lowestoft)
  3. Norwich City Center Market (Norwich. Nearest Premier Inn: Nelson City Centre)
  4. Felixstowe Beach (Felixstowe. Nearest Premier Inn: Felixstowe Town Centre)
  5. Clacton Pier (Clacton-on-Sea. Essex Nearest Premier Inn: Clacton-on-sea seafront)

west midlands attractions

  1. West Park (Wolverhampton. Nearest Premier Inn: Wolverhampton City Centre)
  2. Stafford Castle (Staffordshire. Nearest Premier Inn: Stafford North Hurricane)
  3. Malvern and Brueton Park (Solihull. Nearest Premier Inn: Solihull town centre)
  4. Walsall Arboretum (Walsall. Nearest Premier Inn: Walsall)
  5. Sutton Park National Nature Reserve (Sutton Coldfield. Nearest Premier Inn: Birmingham North)

East Midlands attractions

  1. Sherwood Forest (Nottinghamshire, optional donations. Nearest Premier Inn: Nottingham North Daybrook)
  2. Cleethorpes Beach (Grimsby. Nearest Premier Inn: Cleethorpes)
  3. Gibraltar Point (Skegness. Nearest Premier Inn: Skegness Seafront)
  4. Leicester Cathedral (Leicester. Nearest Premier Inn: Leicester City Centre)
  5. University of Leicester Botanic Garden (Leicester. Nearest Premier Inn: Leicester South)


Royal Albert Dock
The Royal Albert Dock in Liverpool

north west attractions

  1. Royal Albert Dock (Liverpool. Nearest Premier Inn: City Center Albert Dock)
  2. Peak District National Park (Limestone Valley, Peak District. Nearest Premier Inn: Matlock)
  3. Picnic in Roman Gardens (Chester. Nearest Premier Inn: Chester City Centre)
  4. Central Pier (Blackpool. Nearest Premier Inn: Blackpool Central)
  5. Lake Windermere (Windermere. Nearest Premier Inn: Premier Inn Kendal Central)

yorkshire

  1. Hackfall Wood. (Nearest Premier Inn: Thirsk hotel)
  2. Malham Cove (Malham. Nearest Premier Inn: Skipton North Gargrave)
  3. Victoria Quays (Sheffield. Nearest Premier Inn: Sheffield City Center Angel Street)
  4. St Ives Estate (Bingley. Nearest Premier Inn: Hayle)
  5. Valley Gardens (Harrogate. Nearest Premier Inn: Harrogate)

Northern Ireland

  1. Crawfordsburn Country Park (Crawfordsburn. Nearest Premier Inn: Carrickfergus)
  2. St George’s Market (Belfast. Nearest Premier Inn: Belfast City Center Alfred Street)
  3. Botanic Gardens (Belfast. Nearest Premier Inn: Belfast City Center Alfred Street)
  4. Derry City Walls (Derry. Nearest Premier Inn: Londonderry)
  5. Portrush Coastal Zone (Portrush. Nearest Premier Inn: Coleraine)

wales

  1. Dyslwyn Castle (Dryslwyn. Nearest Premier Inn: Llanelli Central West)
  2. Margam Country Park (Margam. Nearest Premier Inn: Port Talbot)
  3. Llandwyn Island (Newborough Warren. Nearest Premier Inn: Caernarfon)
  4. Monmouth and Brecon Canal (Brecon Beacons. Nearest Premier Inn: Abbergavenny)
  5. Pembrokeshire National park (Pembrokeshire. Nearest Premier Inn: Tenby Town Centre)

Scotland

  1. Glasgow Botanic Gardens (Glasgow Nearest Premier Inn: City Center Charing Cross)
  2. Inverness Botanic Gardens (Inverness Nearest Premier Inn: Center River Ness)
  3. River Ness and Ness Islands (Inverness Nearest Premier Inn: Center River Ness)
  4. Balloch Castle and Country Park (Loch Lomond. Nearest Premier Inn: Dumbarton Loch Lomond)
  5. The Kelpies (Falkirk. Nearest Premier Inn: Falkirk East)

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