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...Short breaks and getaways in the UK

A weekend in Shropshire

We asked two lucky Ludlow residents to share their best tips for a wonderful weekend in historic Ludlow and the beautiful Shropshire countryside. More

A weekend in Shropshire

Beside the seaside

It looks like the summer is on its way, so where better to enjoy the sunshine than a beach close to home? In the first of our series of the best UK beaches, we've picked our top ten beaches close to London. More

Beside the seaside

First Festivals of the Summer

It's hard to believe but Festival Season 2013 is already well underway. We've picked the best of the early UK festivals of 2013. More

First Festivals of the Summer

The weekend finder

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The weekend starts here!

If you're looking for the perfect short break in the UK, you've come to the right place. Whether it's the great outdoors that you're after, a romantic getaway for two, a sojourn by the sea or a cosmopolitan city break, we're full of suggestions to help you make the most of your weekends away. Planning your Great British escape has never been easier...

Our Weekender's pick

The White Hart

Ford, Wiltshire

The White Hart

The White Hart is a Grade II listed former coaching house that has been transformed into a relaxing pub and b&b in the heart of the Wiltshire countryside.   More

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A buzzy UK city break


Forget the fab four (ok, maybe not forget them, just put them to one side for a sec...), a weekend break in Liverpool is vibrant and exciting even without the Beatles soundtrack.  More


The UK has so many amazing places perfect for a weekend escape that it's a wonder that we go anywhere else. Vibrant cities, romantic market towns, seaside retreats and some of the most stunning scenery in the world, they're all waiting to be explored.

Places to stay

The UK is full to bursting with wonderful places to stay. Whether it's a boutique hotel you're after, a cosy b&b, a sumptuous country hotel, a city apartment or even a shepherd's hut, chances are we'll have found the best that Britain has to offer.

Latest from the blog

An insider guide to Shropshire

24 Jun 2013

An insider guide to ShropshireShropshire is a beautiful place to spend a relaxing and romantic getaway. We asked two Ludlow locals for their favourite places to while away a weekend.  Read more

Weekend getaways on a budget

29 Apr 2013

Weekend getaways on a budgetA weekend getaway doesn't need to cost the earth. We've picked our five favourite budget weekend breaks in the UK.  Read more