Short breaks in England

Brunel's SS Great Britain

Find ideas for winter and plan ahead for your staycation in 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 holidays in England.

Brunel's SS Great Britain

Find ideas for winter and plan ahead for your staycation in 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 holidays in England.

Find ideas for winter and plan ahead for your staycation in 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 holidays in England.

Choose from hundreds of 2021 short break ideas...

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.

Coniston Water in the Lake District, an area of outstanding natural beauty and a national park. A ribbon lake formed in a valley in the Coniston Fells.

13 places for a romantic break in England

Treat your other half to a couple’s weekend away or a visit to England’s most romantic restaurants this Valentine’s Day 2022.

Couple taking a selfie in front of Harewood House

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Luxury breaks and indulgent escapes

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.

Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire, a key filming location for Netflix's The Crown.

Save money on days out this half term

Keep the kids entertained this February with a visit to some of England's most incredible castles and stately homes.

Best winter things to do in England

Where to get cosy this winter

Hunker down with your favourite book in a cute cafe or dip into olde worlde shops to escape the rain.

The Tower of London is a historic royal palace, former prison and fortress and national landmark on the banks of the River Thames in London. The White tower. UNESCO world heritage site. View of the palace from across the river, from the South Bank river w

Top things to do in 2022

Plan your 2022 short breaks and days out with our guide to new events, places to stay, attractions and more.

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.

Couple in the swimming pool, Thermae Bath Spa, Bath

Romantic breaks and getaways

Take time for just the two of you on a romantic break to some of England’s most loved-up locations.

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.

The view from Higger Tor in the Peak District National Park.

Explore England's National Parks

Try stargazing in Northumberland or admire the stately homes and ancient hills of the Peak District.

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.

A group of puffins on the Farne Islands, off the coast of Northumberland, north England.

England's best beaches for wildlife spotting

Head to your nearest beach and see if you can spot something truly wild!

Aerial view of Bamburgh Castle on the coast of Northumberland, England.

Coastal and seaside breaks

Pick your favourite beach location and settle down for a relaxing holiday by the sea.

Sunrise on Catbells Mountain, The Lake District, Cumbria, England. Hiker walking along a path on the mountain ridge.

Activity breaks and holidays

Conquer mountains and hills on foot or even swing through forests that have stood for centuries.

17 secret gardens to visit

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

An aerial view of Monsal Head in Derbyshire, England.

Green spaces with showstopping views

Set your eyes on unforgettable vistas at gorgeous countryside locations.

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