Where to go for a UK Weekend Getaway!
Planning a weekend away? With Easter fast approaching, it's time to start thinking about how you want to spend your 4 day weekend! Holidays can be expensive, so why not try a staycation? There are plenty of places to see not too far from home.
There are so many stunning places you can go in Yorkshire depending on what type of holiday you're looking for. If you fancy a few days away somewhere beautiful filled with great walks, iconic seasides and popular shopping centres then Yorkshire could be the perfect destination for you! Yorkshire Coastal Cottages have a superb range of holiday cottages located along Yorkshire's glorious coast. Some of which even have swimming pools and hot tubs! So if you're thinking about having a little getaway in Yorkshire then head over to their website for some lovely ideas on where to stay.
London is a vibrant and thriving place to visit! There's always lots going on in our busy capital so it's probably wise to go for a few days and have a firm idea on what you're going to do beforehand. A lot of people consider London to be an expensive place to visit so if you're on a tight budget then head over to Visit London and read their article on 101 Free Things To Do In London for some inspiring ideas! Not sure on where to stay? Check out the London Bridge Hotel, which is an independent 4-star boutique hotel offering stunning accommodation.
4. The Cotswolds
So beautiful, picturesque and potentially one of the most popular places to visit in England! Cotswolds is filled with cute villages and tons of stuff for you to do and see. Check out one of our previous posts on Top Five Beautiful Places to visit in the UK as the top section discusses a popular cottage tour in The Cotswolds. You could also head over to Welcome to Cotswolds for some inspiring ideas on what to do there.
Wales is filled with some truly stunning places and is a great family holiday destination. It's also a very historical place filled with interesting walks and monuments. If you're looking for somewhere romantic or adventurous then you will certainly find the perfect little getaway for you in Wales. Have a search around on Great Little Places, which have a collection of small and friendly places to visit in Wales. They also discuss some inspiring ideas on what you can do whilst you're there. You could also head over to the Welsh Rarebits website who are an independent company with a hand picked selection of the best places to stay in Wales!
If you fancy an iconic seafront, lots of shopping and a dab of culture then Brighton could be a wonderful little getaway idea for you! We think this idea is more of a 'day out' than a weekend away, but we still wanted to include Brighton in this list as it's one of the UK's most loved seaside resorts! If you're looking for somewhere child friendly then Brighton could be the perfect spot! Check out Child Friendly Brighton for some thoughts!
7. The Lake District
This just had to make the list as everyone knows that The Lake District is one of the most beautiful places to visit in the UK. It's also the ideal place to go if you fancy a break away from the stresses of daily life and to enjoy the natural beauty of the outdoors. Go Lakes can help you book your perfect lake district holiday! Whether you want a B&B, a campsite, a caravan or a luxurious lodge you will find a huge range of different accommodations and holidays on their website.