Weekend Getaways

Weekend 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.

may bank holiday

8 May Bank Holiday Mini-Breaks in Europe to Book Now

With one May Bank Holiday behind us, it’s time to start planning the next. Here’s where to book now to make the most of the three day weekend...
Antwerp guide

Why You Need to Visit Antwerp, Plus Where to Stay

Travel: Looking for your next city break? Discover the cobbled lanes, stunning architecture and chic coffee shops of Antwerp
Paris

Absolutely’s Paris Insider: What To Do And Where To Stay

Look to Charmaine Abomnes, owner of a London based Parisien Bistro for the ultimate guide of where to stay and what to do when visiting Paris.
stay in london

A Visitor’s Guide: 5 of the Best Areas to Stay in London

A visitor's guide to our thriving metropolis and the best places to stay in London; from East to West and everything in between
lisbon

5 Reasons Why You Should Go to Lisbon, Plus Where to Stay

Here's why we think Lisbon should be your destination of choice this summer, plus some suggestions of where to stay while you’re there.
cities with beaches

10 of the World’s Best Cities With Beaches

Why choose between city and sea when you can have both? Take your pick from our round up of the world’s best cities with beaches
edinburgh

UK Getaway: The Knight Residence by Mansley, Edinburgh

These five-star serviced apartments in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town are a stone's throw from the famous Edinburgh Castle and the city’s best shops and restaurants
city and beach break

A City and Beach Break in Europe

Can’t decide between a beach holiday and a city break? This Portuguese family holiday takes in both

A Luxury City Break Guide to Vienna

One of the world’s most culturally significant cities, Vienna’s artistic and intellectual legacy is legendary. In terms of European city breaks, Austria’s capital is the crème de la crème

Luxe London Stay: Flemings Hotel

There are a plethora of smart hotels to choose from in London. While Flemings is one of many, it first opened its doors in 1851 so has worked hard to keep its space in this exclusive part of town. A wonderful 165 years, and a cool £15M refurb later, it remains a modern but cosy hotel

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What’s On This Weekend in London: 22nd-24th February

A Friday fiesta with National Margarita Day, a secret hot chocolate salon and the V&A's fantastic Dior exhibition; here's what's on this weekend in London