Staycation Style

What to wear on a UK summer staycation

Summer staycations are on the rise. With more and more Brits opting out of long haul flights and opting in for local holiday fun, UK trips have never seemed so desirable. With so many beautiful, must-see locations right at our doorstep, we suggest you stay close-by this summer and discover a city you haven’t seen before.

We’ve hand-picked four amazing locations around the UK that should go straight on your summer bucket list. Check out our summer staycation guide below for where to go and what to wear. With no limit on baggage allowance, there’s plenty of space for our on-trend summer collection in your suitcase.

London

Summer Staycation Destination London
LONDON, ENGLAND. IMAGE:REX/SHUTTERSTOCK

Being one of the most vibrant cities in the world, London is by far the most popular city to visit in the UK. Filled to the brim with things to do and see, you’ll be full steam ahead from the moment you arrive. From it’s famous sites to it’s superb shopping, there’s an endless list of reasons to visit the country’s capital this summer.

What to wear

Perfect for the stylish streets of London, these on-trend floral palazzo trousers can be easily dressed up or down. Pair with an embellished top, glam cat-eye sunglasses and black wedged sandals for a cool city look.

Don’t forget to pack a pair of comfortable ballerina pumps in your bag. We’re certain you’ll do a huge amount of walking during your stay.

Summer Staycation Style London
Twist Bead Necklace // Black Embellished Top // Black Cross Body Bag // Nude Pumps // Black Sunglasses // Black Wedged Sandals // Floral Palazzo Trousers

Lake District

Summer Staycation Destination Lake District
LAKE DISTRICT, ENGLAND. IMAGE:ROBERTHARDING/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK

Looking for adventure set against a backdrop of beautiful landscape? We suggest you head straight to the Lake District this summer. Perfect for the whole family, you certainly won’t be short of things to do during this staycation.

From climbing and kayaking to picnicking and walking, you’ll certainly get your fair share of outdoor fun in this picture perfect national park.

What to wear

Casual comfort is essential for an action packed trip to the Lake District with the family. Think cropped denims, a striped jumper and flat shoes for your staple staycation outfit.

A cross body bag is great for taking part in activities and don’t forget to pack a rain jacket, the Lake District is known for its temperamental summer weather.

Summer Staycation Style Lake District
Striped Jumper // Nude Cross Body Bag // Black Flat Pumps // Slim Leg Ankle Grazers // Statement Bead Necklace // Lightweight Parka Jacket

Cornwall

Summer Staycation Destination Cornwall
CORNWALL BEACH, ENGLAND. IMAGE:REX/SHUTTERSTOCK

If you’re looking for some sun, sea and sand but don’t fancy jetting off, look no further than the sunny shores of Cornwall. Home to some of the UK’s most beautiful white sandy beaches and host to plenty of sunshine, it’s the perfect staycation destination for any sun worshiper.

What to wear

This on-trend chevron print maxi dress is the perfect statement piece for hitting the beach in style. Ideal for both day & night, pop it over your favourite swimsuit and pair with sandals to go straight from beach to bar.

We love it paired with a wide brim hat, over sized sunglasses and faux leather shopper for a cool summer look.

Summer Staycation Style Cornwall
Chevron Print Maxi Dress // Black Swimsuit // Chain Detail Sunglasses // Wide Brim Hat // Grey Faux Leather Shopper // Black Sandals

Edinburgh

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND. IMAGE:PAULBROWN/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK
EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND. IMAGE:PAULBROWN/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK

Cosmopolitan and cultured, Edinburgh is the perfect destination for those seeking a perfect mix of old and new. Whether you’re wandering the cobbled streets of the old town or enjoying a cocktail with a view, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in Scotland’s busy capital.

Visit the castle, tour the dungeons or take to the high street and shop till you drop. You won’t be short of things to do during your Edinburgh staycation this summer.

What to wear

We suggest you keep it simple and stylish whilst touring the historic streets of this beautiful city. Pair an elegant pleat front blouse with white jeans and complete your look with a bold statement jacket.

Add a pop of colour with red accessories to stand out from the busy crowds at the castle and, be sure to wear comfortable wedged sandals to go straight from day to night.

Summer Staycation Style Edinburgh
Jacquard Woven Jacket // Red Faux Leather Bag // White Cropped Jeans // Crossover Wedged Sandals // Red Marble Necklace // Black Pleat Front Top

Wherever you’re heading this summer, take a look at our latest trends and collections before you pack your suitcase and don’t forget to show us your staycation style! #MyMandco

Laura Thomson

Laura Thomson

As our Social Media and Editorial Coordinator, Laura keeps our fans up to date and in the loop with all things M&Co. A few things that keep Laura smiling: prosecco, Beyoncé, sausage dogs, shopping and North West's impeccable style.

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