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Weekend breaks

Plan your next big adventure with a weekend break in the UK. With quirky accommodation and exciting family-friendly activities, England is packed with memorable weekend breaks, whether you're planning for a standard two day trip or a bank holiday weekend. Alternatively you can indulge yourself at the 4 star, 19th century Ardencote Manor Hotel, with its spa and romantic atmosphere making it perfect for couples. You can get close to nature with a camping trip in Nottingham to the National Water Sports Centre, and wake up to a day of water skiing or white water rafting. There’s also glamping for campers who like to step up their camping power; stay in a themed wigwam at Warwick Castle and camp like medieval royalty!

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Romantic weekend breaks in Robin Hood’s Bay

How lovely darling, you’ve booked us a romantic summer break by the sea. Hang on, what do you mean, it’s a pigsty?

Location: Robin Hood's Bay, North Yorkshire

Take a modern day pilgrimage to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne

Skim over the sands and causeway to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne and prepare to enter a world where a wealth of history and stunning views await.

Location: Lindisfarne, Northumberland

Splash your cash in the Victoria Quarter

A haven for designer brands, the award-winning Victoria Quarter is renowned as one of England’s finest shopping destinations.

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire

Enjoy a relaxing break in Bradford on Avon

Perfect for family breaks, a stay at Church Farm Country Cottages in Bradford on Avon offers an ideal countryside retreat.

Location: Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire

Stay at All Stretton Bunkhouse in the Shropshire Hills

Experience the great outdoors with a stay at All Stretton Bunkhouse, nestled deep in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

Location: Church Stretton, Shropshire

Enjoy a cosy family getaway in a luxury log cabin

Explore the Somerset countryside on foot or in the saddle, before heading home to Tamarack Lodge’s toasty log cabin.

Location: Otterford, Near Chard, Somerset

Relax and unwind at the Callow Hall Hotel & Restaurant

Use this luxury hotel as a base to explore the breathtaking Derbyshire Dales and Peak District countryside.

Location: Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Take a bargain break with all the trimmings at Totland

On the west coast of the Isle of Wight, YHA Totland has the beach, heaps of countryside walks and great local attractions on its doorstep.

Location: Totland, Isle of Wight

Explore the historic and lively city of Lancaster

Uncover Lancaster’s ancient and haunting history at its hilltop castle and enjoy the vibrant nightlife in one of England’s Heritage Cities.

Location: Lancaster, Lancashire

Escape on a winter family getaway at Middle Farm Cottages

Enjoy a family holiday at Middle Farm Cottages, where you can get to know their growing range of farm animals and escape from the daily grind.

Location: Church Stretton, Shropshire

Brighton Pier at sunset.

Add sparkle to a romantic break in Brighton

Spoil your loved one with a glass of English sparkling wine and breath-taking sea views.

Location: Brighton & Hove, East Sussex

Get back to nature at Wootton Park

Escape to the countryside and experience the magic of Wootton Park in Warwickshire.

Location: Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire

Spring into action on a family adventure break near Nottingham

From picnics to paddles, Nottinghamshire is ideal for a springtime family adventure break, with an abundance of things to do and places to explore.

Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Discover Brighton and Hove’s fresh and exciting foodie scene

In recent years restaurants in Brighton & Hove have proved that the city has a lot more to offer gastronomes than just fish ‘n’ chips.

Location: Brighton & Hove, East Sussex

Discover the quirky side of Robin Hood’s Bay

Enjoy a traditional seaside break with a twist at this old smuggling and fishing village on the North York Moors National Park coast.

Location: Robin Hood's Bay, Whitby

Explore Manchester on a budget break this summer

See lots, do lots and spend very little in Manchester with a visit to the city’s many budget-friendly festivals and events this summer.

Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester

Paint the town red with a London hotel and theatre break

Take in the bright lights of London’s prestigious West End and its many fantastic musicals on a short break in the capital.

Location: London

Enjoy a budget break on the Suffolk coast

Low on cost, rich in outdoor fun – Suffolk has plenty to offer holidaymakers on a cheap weekend break.

Location: Lowestoft, Suffolk

Enjoy a NewcastleGateshead city break in true style

Discover the beauty of NewcastleGateshead at the city's newest and most stylish upmarket hotel, Crowne Plaza Newcastle - Stephenson Quarter.

Location: Newcastle

Cheese-y does it now…

Discover the captivating and often emotional story behind Wensleydale cheese and find out how Yorkshire’s art of cheese making evolved.

Location: Hawes, North Yorkshire

Enjoy a rural escape at Kitley House Hotel

This 500 year old country house is set in the heart of the South Devon countryside making it the perfect destination for a relaxing and enjoyable break.

Location: Plymouth, Devon

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