UK tourism hotspots extend their holiday season to lure more visitors

From Blackpool to Cornwall, UK attractions are opening longer to make up for lost lockdown business

Tourism hotspots across the UK are extending the domestic season through autumn to recover business lost during the coronavirus lockdown.

Blackpool’s illuminations will light up the seafront two months longer than usual, until January, while holiday park operator Haven will keep 16 of its holiday parks open for an additional four weeks until the end of November. Pembrokeshire and Cornwall are among the UK destinations following suit. Enabling camping trips in England, Scotland and Wales as Christmas approaches, the Haven move comes after the caravan park operator was forced to close its 37 UK sites during the height of the spring and early summer holiday season due to the pandemic.

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