IF YOU’RE PLANNING a mini break this summer, look no further than our selection of the best short break destinations. From coastal trips to city scapes you’ll find something to inspire your travels across the UK this summer.
Famous for its rich musical history, Liverpool’s recent transformation into a thriving hub of enterprise and culture means there will be no shortage of new places for you to discover. Take in a spot of culture at Tate Liverpool or visit The Cavern Club to travel back in music history.
Nothing says British summertime like a seaside holiday. Take a few days to explore the beautiful beaches of Cornwall. Enjoy a visit to iconic St. Ives and look out onto the picturesque harbour or for those will a love for all things fine wine, visit the Camel Valley Winery for the grand tour and tasting.
Discover England’s largest National Park and enjoy the rolling hills, vast lakes and dramatic mountainscapes. Wonder through the cobbled streets of Keswick or sample world famous gingerbread in Grasmere, the Lake District has something to offer for all, from keen mountain walkers to sightseers.
Packed with history, Bath’s roman baths, Georgian architecture and Jane Austen connections make this the perfect place for a weekend away. Explore the city on foot and see the beautiful Royal Crescent or climb the tower at Bath Abbey before you retreat to Thermae Bath Spa and enjoy a dip in the heated rooftop pool.
The offbeat charm of this seaside town has all the colour and character you’ll need for a memorable weekend away. Wander through the Lanes for a spot of shopping or see the iconic Royal Pavillion on a beautiful summer’s day. Stroll along the pier and enjoy an ice cream in the sunshine or sample one of Brighton’s many excellent restaurants.
Scotland’s biggest city offers an eclectic mix of stunning architecture and vibrant culture. The city’s Gaelic name ‘Glaschu’ means ‘Green Place’ and with a wide array of beautiful public parks and woodland it’s not hard to see why. We recommend exploring Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, a beautiful Victorian museum which houses everything from dinosaurs to medieval armour and a World War II Spitfire.