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.

Absolutely Visits: Town Hall Hotel

Absolutely Visits: Town Hall Hotel

An Art-Deco oasis in the heart of bustling Bethnal Green, Town Hall Hotel has become a mecca for leisure loving tourists and hip East Londoners alike....
5 Reasons to Visit Manchester, Plus Where to Stay

5 Reasons to Visit Manchester, Plus Where to Stay

Discover the vibrant nightlife and hedonistic lifestyle of Manchester in our guide to the uncrowned capital of the north...
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.
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

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