Spring holidays

Spring breaks in the UK

Springtime in England brings with it the glorious sight of English gardens and country parks coming alive with beautiful blossoms underneath clear blue skies, and maybe the odd shower… Come rain or shine, there are always things to do in spring; enjoy a romantic escape to an idyllic haven secluded by blossoming trees, take in the iconic scenery of East Sussex’s famous Beachy Head you paraglide along the coastline or rummage for antique treasures on a city break in Bath.

Things to do in spring

A couple on a romantic break in the Lake District

Romantic breaks

Picnic amongst blooming blossoms or watch the sun set from a rooftop pool on a romantic spring getaway.

A bartender preparing a cocktail at Circo

City breaks

Enjoy cycle tours along historic quaysides and wet your whistle in an underground cocktail bar on a city break.

Afternoon tea

Foodie breaks

Tuck into hearty pub grub in the countryside or sip fine English wines in the springtime sun on a foodie break.

A group of women dancing the Charleston

Lifestyle breaks

Say hello to a brand new you this spring, whether it’s pampering your body from head to toe, or learning how to cook up a storm.

Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford

Cultural breaks

Indulge your inner culture vulture with a theatre trip in the city, or marvel at priceless art in the heart of the countryside.

Two gannets on the beach

Coastal breaks

Take a lungful of fresh sea air as you hunt for fossils on the beach and sample fresh oysters on a coastal break.

A girl next to a horse

Budget breaks

Explore England’s picturesque landscapes and buzzing city attractions without breaking the bank.

Hadrian's Wall

Heritage breaks

See history come alive as you explore historic England, from Neolithic mounds and Roman ruins to uncovering myths and legends.

Two children feeding a giraffe at South Lakes Safari Zoo

Family breaks

Escape with the family on a fun packed spring break, from thrilling forest adventures to cuddling a calf on a laid-back farm stay.

Oxfordshire Science Festival

Events in spring

Indulge in England’s springtime festivals designed to float every boat, from sampling seasonal produce at a food festival to boogying the day away at a jazz concert.

Daffodils at RHS Garden in Rosemoor, Devon

Rural escapes

Be at one with nature on rural break away from the hustle and bustle, from exploring wild landscapes by bike to traditional afternoon tea in a thatched cottage.

Swimmers at the Keswick Mountain Festival Triathlon

Activity holidays

Burn off the winter stodge with an adrenaline-fuelled activity break in England’s great outdoors, from mountain biking along rugged cliffs to paddle boarding in Bristol.

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