UK city breaks

City breaks and vacations in the UK

From the landmarks of London to the mountains of Wales, historic castles in Scotland and the stunning scenery of the Lake District, a holiday by train to the UK truly has something for everyone.

Bursting with museums, galleries and a stylish shopping experience (or three) for every day of the year, London's also the perfect place to catch a musical or sample some of the finest dining in the world.

For a royal visit, Windsor Castle isn’t far away, while punting in Cambridge offers a more scholarly step back in time. Music lovers can take a pilgrimage to Birmingham, home city of Black Sabbath and Judas Priest or head to Manchester, to walk in the footsteps of the Beatles and Oasis.

Culture vultures should make a beeline for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the largest of its kind in the world, stopping in at the castle for a bit of atmosphere.

For outdoor types, conquering Mount Snowdon is a must if you're in Wales, or a walking trip to the Lake District to soak up the romantic scenery that inspired Wordsworth's poetry.

With journeys between London and the continent taking around just 2 hours, short holidays and weekend breaks in the UK have never been easier. 

 

London city breaks

Pubs, parks and palaces - London has everything you need for a fabulous city break.

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Weekend in London

England's capital is a perfect choice for a weekend break or as part of a longer vacation in Europe.

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