Airbnb has revealed its top picks for an Easter staycation this year and we're mentally packing our bags already. 

The holiday home rental company has rounded up the top 10 trending destinations that you can visit this Easter break. 

Whether you're looking for a sun-soaked holiday at the seaside or you'd prefer to retreat to the country for some R&R, this list might just be the inspiration you need. 

“The nation is set to enjoy the first Easter weekend without Covid restrictions in two years, and it’s great to see Brits are exploring up-and-coming areas of the UK to make the most of it," Amanda Cupples, General Manager for Northern Europe at Airbnb said.

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Ms Cupples added: "The top trending destination list provides ample inspiration for those looking to get away and explore a new place over the long weekend. 

“By visiting these local destinations, Brits are supporting local economies and communities, and for those based in these destinations who are considering listing their Home on Airbnb, now is a great time to sign up.”

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Here are the spots across the country that made the top of the list to help you get those staycation plans underway.

Airbnb’s top 10 trending UK destinations for Easter 2022 

Seaside town Prestatyn in Wales topped Airbnb's list of trending destinations after it saw the biggest rise in Brits looking for staycations there.

It's not the only beach spot to make the ranking with both Lowestoft in Suffolk and Dunbar in East Lothian also proving popular.

Out of the four nations, Wales emerged as the most sought after holiday spot with three out of 10 areas in the list based there.

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Many travellers are looking set to don their hiking boots and hit the trails surrounding Merthyr Tydfil and Carmarthen over the Easter weekend. 

You'll also see tranquil and quaint market towns like Thirsk and Chipping Norton included among them.

  1. Prestatyn, Denbighshire, Wales
  2. Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales
  3. Aintree, Merseyside, England
  4. Sheffield City Centre, South Yorkshire, England
  5. Balloch, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland
  6. Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England
  7. Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
  8. Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales
  9. Lowestoft, Suffolk, England
  10. Thirsk, North Yorkshire, England


Inspire your next trip by browsing the current available listings in these areas on the Airbnb website. 

You'll find everything from a secluded barn conversion in Burton Leonard to a peaceful cottage with a hot tub on Loch Lomond. 

Find out more about these properties and others like them by visiting Airbnb's wishlist.