THE Lake District has been named as one of Britain's favourite holiday destinations.

A recent study showed nearly one third of the nation (27%) said that they go back to their childhood holiday destination every few years

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The Lake District has been voted as one of the UK’s favourite nostalgic holiday destinations, new research reveals.

The research, conducted by holiday lettings company showed the UK’s most popular childhood destinations.

Analysing the research, the top 10 most popular nostalgic holiday destinations that Brits visited the most as children, are:

  1. Cornwall (15%)
  2. Devon (11%)
  3. North Yorkshire (7%)
  4. North Wales (6%)
  5. Lake District (5%)
  6. Kent (5%)
  7. Dorset (5%)
  8. Isle of Wight (4%)
  9. Scottish Highlands (4%)
  10. Lancashire (4%)

Commenting on the research, Shannon Keary, Digital PR Manager at says: “It’s really interesting to find out all about Brits’ nostalgic holidays - where people holidayed as a child, the top reasons why so many return year after year and their biggest memories when looking back on holidays as children.

“It’s no big surprise that the Lakes was one of the most popular childhood locations with it being such a beautiful holiday spot for families to enjoy.

"The UK has so many amazing holiday destinations and it’s great to see how loyal Brits are to their favourite childhood spots."

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