Short breaks in England

Smiling woman, wearing sunglasses and sundress, outside Cliveden House - a large stately home.

Find short break ideas and plan ahead for your Bank Holiday breaks 2022. Enjoy long country walks through autumn meadows and shady woods and stay over in classic English pubs to sample real ales and tasty regional grub. Find ideas for a half-term adventure with the kids or whisk your loved one away on a romantic city break  Discover a different side to an English seaside resort or eat your way around a foodie city; we have hundreds of ideas for short breaks and 2022 Bank Holidays in England.

Smiling woman, wearing sunglasses and sundress, outside Cliveden House - a large stately home.

Find short break ideas and plan ahead for your Bank Holiday breaks 2022. Enjoy long country walks through autumn meadows and shady woods and stay over in classic English pubs to sample real ales and tasty regional grub. Find ideas for a half-term adventure with the kids or whisk your loved one away on a romantic city break  Discover a different side to an English seaside resort or eat your way around a foodie city; we have hundreds of ideas for short breaks and 2022 Bank Holidays in England.

Find short break ideas and plan ahead for your Bank Holiday breaks 2022. Enjoy long country walks through autumn meadows and shady woods and stay over in classic English pubs to sample real ales and tasty regional grub. Find ideas for a half-term adventure with the kids or whisk your loved one away on a romantic city break  Discover a different side to an English seaside resort or eat your way around a foodie city; we have hundreds of ideas for short breaks and 2022 Bank Holidays in England.

Choose from hundreds of 2022 short break ideas...

Two people canoeing towards Windsor Castle

Escape the everyday on the Great West Way®

Enjoy wine tastings, canoeing and spa treatments on a unique adventure between Bristol and London.

Clusters of people in rainbow flag in Newcastle

Escape the everyday in Newcastle

Soak up iconic landmarks, see England's prettiest street and have a night on the toon in this northeastern city.

Elm Hill cobbled street in Norwich

Pretty places to visit this August bank holiday

Escape to some of England's prettiest towns, cities and villages.

Light reflecting on pond from treehouse

VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2022 winners

From luxury treehouses to a world-famous zoo, here are the winners of 2022's VisitEngland Awards for Excellence.

Hatfield House

Famous book, TV and film locations

From Harry Potter to The Crown, discover England's scene-stealing locations

Group of people on a handmade raft

Unmissable August bank holiday events

Look ahead to the August bank holiday with our round-up of end-of-summer events and festivals.

Flowers and market stalls at St Nicholas Market Bristol

15 must-visit markets in England

From Norwich Market to Sunday markets in London, discover the best farmers’ markets and antique fairs across England.

Looking towards Stage Door of Town and Gown with neon lights

12 secret theatres you need to visit

Lose yourself in drama at England's quirky and lesser-known performing arts spaces.

women in a hot tub on a London canal

Escape the everyday on a city break

Discover the unexpected and fall in love with old favourites again.

Upfest, Europe's largest Street Art and Graffiti Festival, Bristol, England. Two men, street artists with paint cans in front of a wall of colourful artwork, illustrations and cartoons.

50+ unmissable summer events in 2022

Discover events happening this year in England’s cities as well as tons of other spring events near you.

Man and a woman punting on the River Cam in autumn, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.

13 places for a romantic break

Treat your other half to a couple’s weekend away this year.

Treat yourself on an indulgent break

Banish the winter blues by treating yourself to a hot tub holiday or spa weekend in England.

 Eco lodge, Danish cabin in Cornwall with collapsable doors and windows for true outdoor experience

Eco-friendly getaways for 2022

Find environmentally friendly breaks in England, from zero-waste restaurants to eco-friendly attractions.

High angle close up of person eating freshly baked pizza at Purezza Vegan Restaurant, Brighton, East Sussex

Foodie breaks and holidays

Discover a smorgasbord of foodie breaks available up and down the country.

A view of Brindley Place in Birmingham during the summer.

Accessible breaks and places to stay

Find accessible attractions and places to stay with our collection of handy expert guides.

A family walking down a path towards Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire.

Days Out in England

From lazy beach days to action-packed theme parks, find day trips near you and plan your next adventure.

Peppa Pig and family visiting a botanical garden.

Family breaks with Peppa Pig

From seaside resorts to enchanted forests, make new memories with your little ones with the help of Peppa Pig.

17 secret gardens to visit

Explore hidden worlds of colour with these secret gardens, perfect as part of a short break.

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