If you’re looking for a fun break away to spend some quality time with a partner, the UK has plenty to offer. And now the sun is shining! You can take advantage of the hundreds of miles of coastline as you explore the best of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Each region has something quite special to offer anyone looking for a fun or relaxing break. Here are five of the best to whet your appetite:
As a popular spot for fun days out for couples, there is much on offer here. In the heart of England’s North West region, you are also within easy reach of the major cities here. Blackpool itself offers theme parks, world-renowned sites of interest and the beaches for some English seaside fun. Accommodation is plentiful, and so are the dozens of great eateries you can find here. Blackpool offers a traditional English seaside holiday, as well as twentieth-century entertainment.
The nation’s capital is a remarkable city with more to offer than you could make time to see in a weekend. There are plenty of big tourist attractions like The London Eye and Buckingham Palace. And there are also some incredible museums like The British Museum to see. Some of the world’s most highly regarded restaurants can be found in the capital too. Travel is very easy. One day-travel ticket can give you access to the capital via train, underground train, or bus.
Up near the borders of Scotland is one of the most picturesque places in the world. The Lake District is a beautiful region of hills, lakes and waters. Some would say it’s ideal for relaxing. Others would say the unspoilt natural glory of this places makes it perfect for a romantic weekend of walking. There is plenty to do if you enjoy a more active vacation. You could camp here, choose a quaint bed and breakfast, or even bring your own camper van.
This beautiful Scottish city is full of marvellous architecture, exquisite museums, and wonderful boutiques. There always something traditional on the menu for you to sample local foods. If you’re choosing a city break here, you will find several top hotels in the city center to stay at. There are plenty of events held locally. Perhaps you could time your visit to attend one like the Edinburgh Fringe? Tour the distilleries, or enjoy the arts and performance in town.
For a romantic break away why not stay in a cliff-top caravan overlooking the ocean? Wales is full of amazing landscapes, but sometimes it can be a challenge to travel to each one. Aberystwyth is ideally situated to take in coastal walks, enjoy hilly walks across the countryside, and make the most of the beach. The town is quite large, so you will find plenty to entertain you as well as good food. You’ll also hear plenty of the beautiful Welsh language spoken here too.
A quick weekend away with your partner can be romantic, fun or relaxing. And the UK has it all. Where will you choose to go?