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Fish and chips at the seafront on Brits' post lockdown bucket list



Eating fish and chips at the seafront is one of the top 50 activities to make Britons 2021 post lockdown UK bucket list.

According to research by hotel chain Travelodge, over half of British adults have made a 2021 UK bucket list during this winter lockdown.


While exploring the Scottish Highlands and taking a trip on the Jacobite (Fort William to Mallaig) top the list, eating fish and chips at the seafront ranked third.


Activities on the bucket list are dominated by trips exploring Britain’s glorious countryside, for example visiting the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales, as well as quintessentially British things such as having a cream tea in Cornwall or Devon, eating strawberries and cream at Wimbledon, and indulging in a afternoon tea at the Ritz.


Eating fish and chips at Land’s End took the final spot on the list.

Shakila Ahmed, Travelodge spokesperson, said: “Lockdown in bad weather with little natural light has been daunting therefore to help beat the winter blues, Britons are putting pen to paper and creating a bucket list as it is motivational and provides something to look forward to post lockdown.

“We are also seeing an increase on travelodge.co.uk, in searches for coastal and rural UK locations, which shows Britons are eagerly thinking about their next Staycation. Top locations include: Cornwall, Devon, Scotland, North Wales, Lake District, Yorkshire Dales, Brighton, Bournemouth and Blackpool.”

The survey of 2,000 British revealed that over a third (35%) of Britons think having a bucket list is a good idea as it will encourage them to try new things when they are allowed to travel.


The top 50 most popular activities to make Britons post lockdown bucket list:


1. Explore the English Riviera

2. Take a trip on the Jacobite (Fort William to Mallaig)

3. Have fish and chips and an ice cream at the sea front

4. Experience the Stonehenge summer solstice

5. Explore the Scottish Highlands

6. Walk Hadrian’s Wall

7. Explore the Peak District

8. Take a trip on the Ravenglass & Eskdale train to explore the Lake District

9. Have a picnic on the Yorkshire Dales

10. See the northern lights

11. Take a boat ride on Lake Windermere

12. Explore the Shetland Islands

13. Visit the Giants at Giants Causeway

14. Attend the Edinburgh Tattoo

15. Take a trip on the Flying Scotsman

16. Have a cream tea in Cornwall or Devon

17. Explore the Emerald Isle – Ireland

18. See the Proms at the Royal Albert Hall

19. Take a trip on the Snowdon Mountain train

20. Eat a pasty in Cornwall

21. See London on the London Eye

22. Explore the enchanted forest in Scotland

23. Climb Ben Nevis

24. Have afternoon tea at the Ritz

25. Dolphin watching in Dorset

26. Whale watching in the Isle of Mull

27. Visit Edinburgh Castle

28. Take the sleeper train from London to Edinburgh

29. Visit Canterbury Cathedral

30. Take a tour of the Houses of Parliament

31. See Nessie at Loch Ness

32. Eat Scouse in Liverpool

33. Take a tour of an English vineyard

34. Explore Westminster Abbey

35. Go to Wimbledon and eat strawberries and cream

36. Eat dinner at Gordon Ramsey’s Michelin star restaurant

37. Explore the Jurassic coast

38. See the Grand National in Aintree

39. Visit the Isle of White

40. Explore Cotswold villages

41. Visit the Cheddar Gorge

42. Explore Shetland Forest

43. Drink real scrumpy in Somerset

44. Take a ferry ride over the River Mersey

45. Go to Glastonbury

46. Eat Haggis in Scotland

47. Experience Velocity 2, Zipworld Penrhyn Quarry – world’s fastest zip ride

48. Have Sunday lunch in a traditional British countryside pub

49. Explore Buckingham Palace

50. Eat fish and chips at Land’s End