Our top 5 UK short break destinations

Top 5 UK short breaks

The UK is packed with great places for families, couples and groups to visit for a weekend away or short break. Check out our top 5 destinations to inspire your next half term trip or Easter getaway.

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1. London

Lovers of history will fall in love with London. Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, Buckingham and Kensington Palaces and the Tower of London are must-sees, as are the Tate and National Galleries and British Museum. Tailor your break to suit you and your bank balance from budget hotel stays to 5* boutique hotels.

2. The English Riviera

Regardless of your interests, the English Riviera has everything on its doorstep! Take a traditional seaside trip to Torquay, visit the famous Paignton Zoo or head to Babbacombe Bay to see the highest cliff-top promenade in England.

3. Lake District

Short breaks in the Lake District cater for all ages, tastes and budgets. Book a luxury hotel overlooking Lake Windermere, a cosy family lodge or get close to nature with a camping weekend. The Lakes  are the perfect destination for a relaxing break or an action-packed weekend.

4. The Heart of England

Easily accessible by road, rail or air! The Heart of England is a fantastic destination for short breaks. Choose from the beautiful countryside of the Cotswolds and Malvern Hills, historic Stratford or the hustle and bustle of Birmingham’s Bullring. Oh, and don’t forget to take the kids to Cadbury World!

5. Snowdonia, North Wales

Head to North Wales, home to Snowdonia National Park. You’ll find plenty to do for all the family including outdoor activities set in stunning scenery, spectacular views and the Llyn Peninsula, a protected Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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