Home Travel UK Getaways

UK Getaways

UK Getaways

UK Getaways to suit every preference. If you want to escape without the stress of travelling far look to our list of breaks nearby. Whether you are looking to escape to quiet hotels in the countryside or stay in lively cities. We include the best weekend breaks available without leaving the country. No matter if you want to relax in a spa hotel, or stay in a stylish city hotel or apartment, our recommendations include the best escapes throughout the UK. Our selection of UK breaks will leave you feeling as refreshed as if you had gone abroad. 

countryside destinations

5 Cosy Countryside Destinations to Escape to this Christmas

Escape from the busy city life of London to a cosy Christmas retreat; here are the best countryside destinations for your family this festive season 
stargazing

6 Amazing Dark Sky Camping Sites for Stargazing this Winter

Re-connect with nature this season and make the most of the wintertime darkness with the UK’s best stay and stargazing destinations
Christmas getaways

Christmas Getaways: Festive Holidays Inspired by Films

Escape the hustle and bustle of the party season in London and discover six of the best Christmas film getaways, inspired by our favourite yuletide movies
uk getaways

New Year Getaway: Where to Celebrate NYE in Style

These country retreats are perfect for a New Year getaway; cosy and chic, you're certainly set for a stylish celebration. Here's where to book now...
balmoral-hotel

UK Getaway: Absolutely Reviews The Balmoral Hotel Edinburgh

UK Getaway: Grandiose, historic and elegant, The Balmoral Hotel stands as the jewel in the crown of Edinburgh’s Princes Street

UK Getaway: Absolutely Relishes the Regal Charm of Down Hall Hotel

UK travel guide: Escape the big smoke this autumn with a relaxing weekend away at the historic and stunning Down Hall Hotel and spa
Tylney Hall

Escape the City Life and Unwind at the Tylney Hall Hotel

Set within the beautiful British countryside, the Tylney Hall Hotel is an idyllic retreat from busy city life...
Culinary Break: 5 Places to Book Now for British Food Fortnight

Looking for a Culinary Break? Here are 5 to Book Now for British Food...

British Food Fortnight is the perfect time to getaway for a foodie adventure and the UK is superior for its culinary breaks; here's where to book now

Weekend in Devon Guide: New Hotels & Where to Eat

To get you yearning for rolling hills and heading down south for the last of the summer sun, here are the best new openings on the southwest scene
The Ned: the City of London's Hottest New Member's Club

The Ned: the City of London’s Hottest New Member’s Club

UK getaway: Absolutely visits The Ned, the new members’ club, bar, hotel and eatery that everyone is talking about this year

CULTURE

FOOD

How to Make Your Weekly Food Shop More Sustainable

Sustainable shopping is a hot topic for 2018; make it part of your routine with Absolutely's guide to doing a more mindful weekly grocery shop