Have a Great Weekend Break in Manchester Manchester’s famous for its football team and Factory Records – but there’s more to the third largest city in the U.K. than Man U. and music. There’s great shopping, a thriving café culture, gorgeous architecture and a fascinating history. In fact, there’s far too much to cram [...]
Category: UK City Breaks
Whether you want a whole new wardrobe or just fancy going window shopping, the UK is a great place to indulge in retail therapy. And while London may be the first city that comes to mind, there are many other destinations that are worth checking out. Going shopping for birthday or Christmas presents is an ideal excuse [...]
Most famous as the home of the Beatles and Britain’s most successful football club to date, Liverpool also boasts Europe’s oldest Chinatown and the biggest national museum collection outside of London. Fast emerging as a serious rival for Manchester in the northern city break stakes, this former European Capital of Culture has heaps to offer [...]
A truly outstanding city, Edinburgh weaves narrow cobble stoned alleyways, spires and picturesque landscapes together to balance its historic, old-town feel with its vibrant, modern…
The United Kingdom has an array of beautiful landscapes which are easy to access by road. Whether you’re a native or a visitor, travel by car to explore the UK’s finest scenic routes.
For the best information on arranging a weekend in Glasgow, who better to ask than a born and bred Glaswegian? This article was written by…
Manchester is a wonderful city for a weekend break, according to this week’s guest author, experienced travel blogger Keith from Velvet Escape…
York makes a great place for a cheap weekend break away – and I’m not the only one who thinks so. Here’s York resident, Mike Achim, with his thoughts on the old, original York.
Bristol, the city of the West Country, offers art, science, history and some great food to visitors looking for a weekend break.
A Weekend Break in Bristol: Things to See & Do…
A visit to Cambridge reveals columns and spires, manicured lawns and bizarre traditions, but above all, a brush with history, architecture and an extraordinary number of cyclists.
Cardiff gets pretty festive as Christmas approaches. I’d always recommend an evening wander around Cardiff Bay, the regenerated Docks area that now showcases the Cardiff Opera House…
The elegant city of Bath is a great place for a romantic weekend break, or for soaking up history and literature. I’ve lived there, I’ve worked there and still Bath remains one of my favourite places in England.
A weekend break in Cardiff rushes you headlong into the land of rugby, castles and red dragons before refreshing you in the shining, regenerated Cardiff Bay.
Cardiff’s Top Attractions
Most cities have their stadiums on the edge of town, their historic castles brooding from a craggy hilltop and their nature trails starting from small villages. Not Cardiff.