Exploring the top 5 benefits of owning a Holiday Home in the UK


From spending quality time together with the family, to earning money, what are the top benefits of owning a holiday home in the UK?

1- Making a lifetime of memories for the whole family

The top reason for us, has to be- enjoying quality time with the family and making memories that will last forever, so this is our number one! From small babies to hormonal teenagers, as parents is can be hard to keep their attention and create activities that everyone will enjoy without arguments. With work and school commitments taking priority during the week, it is a fantastic way to set aside time that is dedicated to the family. With an activity centre on Roadford Lake including activities such as paddle boarding, fishing, sailing and a forest surround with walking and bike trails there really is something for everyone. Including the dog! Experience something new each visit, that will quickly become your happy place.

2- Beach and countryside on your doorstep

Devon and Cornwall offer such a vast array of beaches- head to Woolacombe beach to catch some waves surfing or for beach explorers visit Barricane Beach, a beautiful small beach with shells and rock pools. With boat trips in abundance to experience the beautiful marine life just off the coast. If your lucky enough you may be able to spot a dolphin, a turtle or even an orca! For those who are more ‘grounded’, why not explore Datmoor National Park with it’s wild open moorlands, enriched with history and wild ponies, it is truly a unique place to visit. Owning a Holiday home at Roadford Lake, allows you to go on holiday more often and discover something new each time. Adventure awaits for you!

3- Money in your bank

According to Evolution money’s latest research- ” for a family of four taking a two week break, the average cost is £4,792″. So, depending on how often you holiday- owning a holiday home can quickly pay for itself, whilst going on holiday more often. You will always have guaranteed accommodation in a place you love, no check in times or waiting around- just pack up the car and off you go! Not only can you holiday all year round whenever you like, when you are not staying yourself, you can rent out your holiday home to offset some of your costs. With projected figures expected to reach £2,119 per week during peak season, you could quickly see a return on your holiday investment.

4- A community feel

Holiday home owners often find themselves on holiday with like- minded families seeking the same quality family time as themselves. Your new neighbour is quite likely to quickly become your new friend. Seeing a familiar face on your mini break or weekend away makes you feel part of a holiday community. It is a great opportunity for the kids to make new friends, someone they can go and explore the forest with- building dens or rolling down the hills!

5- A less stressed and calmer way of life

A number of studies have shown that taking time away from your job and dedicating time to yourself and your family, has direct physical and psychological benefits. People who take regular holidays have lower stress levels, a better outlook on life and are more motivated to achieve goals. Within a couple of hours you could be relaxing in your home away from home with a good book and a glass of wine overlooking the lake or sinking yourself into the Hot tub!


P.S- We cannot guarantee there won’t be tears when it’s time to leave!