Alternative Weekend Breaks


As a British citizen you probably understand the amazing attractions that the country has to offer. However, for some reason, when must people consider going on a weekend getaway, they always seem to plan the standard trip to London. And, although London is great, we have all been there and done that. However, we all need a holiday here and there. And, when we do not have time for that major holiday, it is nice to take a weekend get-a-way. Fortunately, there are some great locations in Britain that you can travel to over the weekend. And, on the plus side, you will love all of them.


Consider going to Wales. People say it is like London, yet completely different. The area is famous for its beautiful regions. You can find miles of beaches in Wales or visit national parks. The main city in Wales, Cardiff, has nightlife, pubs, bars, and shopping. Additionally, if you want to see some great sites, take a walking tour. The architecture and landscape of Wales is absolutely breathtaking. You will be utterly amazed. If you have not been here, it is definitely a place to consider going for you extended weekend.


Come to Bath and experience culture. You have most likely heard of the Bath Festival. It is famous throughout the world. The city too is famous. When you visit, you will enjoy its rich history. Additionally, you will be able to shop. So if you like the city life, this may be the place for you. You will come experience culture, relax, and leave with a lot more than you came with. And, you will also probably eat a lot. The city is known for its great dining options.

Isle of Scilly

Do you want to spend the weekend on a mini resort? You can do that here. Many tourists flock to Scilly because it has an amazing climate. It is also extremely beautiful. There is no better place to go if you are looking to relax.


Come to Yorkshire for the shopping. Also, you will find a lot of culture mixed in – a nice bonus. The city is a nice change from London. It will be a fun weekend with many places to eat and great accommodations.


For those with a competitive edge, this area is a great place to go. You can sail, rock climb, golf, etc. Additionally, the area is a beautiful part of England.