TWO SUSSEX towns have been named as the top trending locations for Brits to visit as lockdown eases.

Airbnb have revealed their most-trending staycation destinations in Britain and two surprising Sussex towns have featured in the list. 

The shortlisted towns and villages show the most popular destinations people are searching for holiday lets in the UK. 

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As lockdown restrictions ease across, Airbnb has revealed the top 10 trending destinations for Brits searching for holidays this summer.

With many people around the UK set to holiday closer to home this year, the nostalgic and simple pleasures of the Great British holiday are making a comeback.

The top trending destinations show that rural areas across the UK are enjoying a revival -  all of the destinations are within the UK and Saint Clears in Pembrokeshire has seen the biggest jump in popularity.

The stunning coastal town of Bosham in West Sussex came fourth in the most-trending list. 

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Bosham Quay - Wikimedia

Whilst East Wittering was the tenth most popular place that people have been searching for Airbnb's in the last year. 

The coastal village in the Chichester district of West Sussex, has seen a rise in popularity since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Other destinations to feature include surfing hotspot Saunton in North Devon and the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire. 

The Argus:

East Wittering beach - Google Street View

Airbnb’s top 10 trending UK destinations based on year on year search growth: 

  1. Saint Clears, Pembrokeshire 
  2. Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire 
  3. Clovelly, Devon
  4. Bosham, Sussex
  5. Primrose Valley, Yorkshire
  6. Mullion, Cornwall
  7. Cawsand, Cornwall
  8. Noss Mayo, Devon
  9. Saunton, Devon
  10. East Wittering, Sussex

Amanda Cupples, general manager, Northern Europe at Airbnb said: "As national lockdowns begin to ease, local Hosts on Airbnb are ready to open their doors again to provide safe, clean and private stays for those looking to explore beyond their own four walls once more.

"Our trending destinations show that travel this year is likely to be a little different, with many enjoying a summer closer to home to explore lesser-known rural destinations in addition to the well-loved favourites."