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.

Amsterdam Luxury City Guide: Where to Stay and What to Do

Amsterdam Luxury City Guide: Where to Stay and What to Do

Amsterdam is amongst Europe’s top weekend break destinations; here's our luxury edit of the most immaculate hospitality the Dutch capital has to offer.
Pan Pacific London Lobby Jack Hardy

Level Up With The Luxury Of Pan Pacific London

This September, a little slice of heaven was launched in the heart of City, taking innovation and the understanding of luxury to new heights. Prepare to see the bar set high.Located in Bishopsgate, just...
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Coastal Chic in Margate: Mulberry Cottages

Everybody’s moving to Margate for the affordable Victorian stock. Absolutely admires this recently refurbished terraced house and adores the cottage.Words Pendle Harte
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Weekend Getaway: Coworth Park, Ascot

Absolutely London visits Coworth Park, a luxurious manor house in idyllic groundsBy Abbie SchofieldWeekend Getaway: Coworth Park Review The Hotel This striking Georgian manor sits in 240 acres of land — think flowering meadows, intricate rose...
UK Summer Surf Spots

The Best Summer Surf Spots in the UK

Surfs up! Absolutely has found the best summer surf spots around the UK. From Scotland to Devon, you can find beautiful (and surprisingly warm) beaches all along our country's coastline. Words Pendle HartePOLZEATH, CORNWALLWavehunters Polzeath might...
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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
Bath staycation - UK getaway to Francis Hotel

UK Getaway: Francis Hotel, Bath

Absolutely London takes a trip to the historic city of BathBy Abbie Schofield Review: Francis Hotel, Bath The History Just an hour and a half on the train from Paddington, Bath is the only World Heritage city...
Paris and Zurich - A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities: Absolutely’s Cultural Travel Guide to Paris and Zurich

Discover two of Europe’s cultural capitals back to back in our travel guide to the highlights and must-sees of Paris and Zurich

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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Absolutely’s Berlin Travel Guide

From culture to clubbing and everything in between, make the most of your European city break with our Berlin travel guide

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Deborah Brett: an interview with the fashion journalist turned ceramicist

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