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The Best Staycations for 2022

Date: 21 Jan 2022

Get the year off to a flying start by booking a staycation for your 2022 calendar!
From action-packed coastal adventures to relaxing city breaks and thrilling events, keep reading for some of the best staycations to take from Belfast City Airport.
Edinburgh is home to the world’s largest arts festival, the Edinburgh Fringe, which is celebrating its 75th anniversary in August and is the perfect opportunity to appreciate this vibrant city in all its glory!
Rugby fans can soak up the Six Nations atmosphere at the Ireland V Scotland match at Murrayfield in March.
Or if you prefer a winter getaway, why not celebrate Hogmanay in Scotland’s capital this December, a magnificent celebration in Scottish tradition to mark the arrival of the New Year.
Fly with Aer Lingus to Edinburgh directly from Belfast City Airport.


Whether it is for a weekend of family fun, a city break with friends, or a romantic getaway, London has it all!
Explore Soho, enjoy fine dining in The Shard while taking in spectacular views of London, or have a magical day out at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour - The Making of Harry Potter.
In July, London will host the UEFA Women’s EURO finals at the iconic Wembley stadium. The perfect occasion to soak up London’s buzzing atmosphere!
From parades to pageants to exhibitions and events, there is lots happening throughout 2022 to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
Fly from Belfast City Airport to London Gatwick with easyJet, London Heathrow with British Airways or Aer Lingus, and London City with British Airways.
One of Scotland’s best kept secrets for a great staycation, Dundee is an up-and-coming city that you need to add to your bucket-list!
From music venues and theatres to the stunning V&A museum, Dundee is a hub of culture.
There are also plenty of shops, bars, restaurants, kids activities, and sea views to keep everyone entertained.
Fly to Dundee with Loganair from Belfast City Airport.

Shortlisted for the next UK City of Culture, you will soon see there is so much to discover in Southampton.
Take a walk around the medieval walls situated in the Old Town, explore the Cultural Quarter where you can enjoy a hearty lunch in a local pub, or stroll through one of the city’s 20 parks!
Fly to Southampton with Eastern Airways from Belfast City Airport.


This summer, Birmingham is hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Celebrations kick off in March with the launch of the Birmingham 2022 Festival, a six-month cultural programme of events including street performances, outdoor dance-circus productions, and much more!
For those who want to reconnect with nature, Birmingham Airport is also close to England’s stunning Peak District, offering spectacular scenery and hiking trails, the ideal spot for a glamping trip.

Voted one of the nation's favourite seaside towns by Which? Holidays, Newquay is a great destination for a summer staycation. You will be spoilt for choice with its ‘Twelve Golden Beaches’ situated along Cornwall’s Atlantic coast.
Whether you fancy an exhilarating weekend of water sports or a relaxing coastal break, this charming seaside town is the perfect spot.
Fly to Newquay this summer from Belfast City Airport with British Airways.
Book your 2022 adventure now and start your staycation from Belfast City Airport. For more information on our route network, check out our full list destinations.

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