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12 short break itineraries to make 2016 pop! Start your planning now!

A Year of Weekend Breaks in the UK

Give yourself the weekend off and venture out on a short break right here in the glorious UK! I've 12 weekends away to choose from - one for every month of the year. Fancy a cosy coastal escape? Or an epic city break?

All five of our stunning locations in the UK are set in vast natural forest landscapes with lakes and up to 400 acres of woodland to explore. Enjoy the natural surroundings of the English countryside and escape for a short UK break that all your family can enjoy

All five of our stunning locations in the UK are set in vast natural forest landscapes with lakes and up to 400 acres of woodland to explore. Enjoy the natural surroundings of the English countryside and escape for a short UK break that all your family ca

Blue Lagoon, Abereiddi, Pembroke, Wales, UK - a key part of a weekend in Pembrokeshire blueprint from @insidetravellab http://www.insidethetravellab.com/short-break-in-pembrokeshire/ #BlogWales

A Short Break in Pembrokeshire

Blue Lagoon - Abereiddi beach, Pembrokeshire, Wales, famous for its black sand full of tiny fossils.

Lands End, Cornwall. Had a great holiday here as a child.

We drove the length and breadth of the U. John o Groats Scotland -Lands End, Cornwall.

What to do with 48 hours in Dublin, one of the world's friendliest cities. Tips for restaurants, cafes and things to do in Dublin.

Things to do in Dublin: A 48-hour guide

Check out bar tips Terry! What to do with 48 hours in Dublin, one of the world's friendliest cities. Tips for restaurants, cafes and things to do in Dublin.

The Best Castles and Palaces to Visit in the United Kingdom  The UK is known for some of the best castles and palaces in the world. I think every little girl’s dream is to become a princess. Yes, I’m one of them. I’m fascinated to learn about and visit castles and palaces in the UK. Since I moved to the UK back in 2009, castles and palaces are always on my list every time my husband and I go travelling around the country for a short break.

The Beautiful Castles & Palaces in the UK (England, Scotland & Wales)

The Best Castles and Palaces to Visit in the United Kingdom The UK is known for some of the best castles and palaces in the world. I think every little girl’s dream is to become a princess. Yes, I’m one of them. I’m fascinated to learn about and visit castles and palaces in the UK. Since I moved to the UK back in 2009, castles and palaces are always on my list every time my husband and I go travelling around the country for a short break.

In the spirit of making 2017 the year your weekends flush with wild adventure, here’s a list of the very finest short breaks Britain has to offer.    Each mini break is neatly arranged by season throughout the year so you should have zero trouble finding a weekend break to suit you. Click now and start your weekender lifestyle!

20 weekend breaks organised season-by-season so you can squeeze more epicness from your Check them out now and tell me which is your favourite?

Our Walking Routes Map - Walking Holidays in England and Walking Short Breaks on The South West Coast Path, Two Moors Way and the Saints Way

Walking Map Uk covering Walking Routes in Dartmoor, South West Coast Path, Exmoor and England

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Beach Hotel Bude - Short Break to the Beach Hotel, Bude, Cornwall

Beach Hotel, Bude, Cornwall - Boutique Hotel in Cornwall UK visit Cornwall | short break Cornwall | Boutique Hotel Cornwall | Seaside Boutique Hotel | Seaside Hotel UK | UK Boutique Hotel | Cornwall Break | Cornwall Luxury Hotel

Gas Street Basin - Canalside pubs in the heart of Birmingham.

Gas Street Basin - Canalside pubs in the heart of Birmingham. Short break from Alvechurch to Birmingham

Ever heard of La Gomera? An under-the-radar Canary Island with unspoiled beaches, family-run restaurants and quaint mountain villages is hugely underestimated as a great quirky destination for short breaks

PLACES TO GO-Ever heard of La Gomera? An under-the-radar Canary Island with unspoiled beaches, family-run restaurants and quaint mountain villages is hugely underestimated as a great quirky destination for short breaks

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Arraiolos and Evora, Alentejo, Portugal

Arraiolos Alentejo Portugal | short break alentejo | Portugal | Alentejo | explore Alentejo | Arraiolos Carpets | Arraiolos Alentejo Carpets | Portuguese Carpets | Portugal Arraiolos

Step out of the cold and experience the magic of floating in the warm Subtropical Swimming Paradise. Put a short break with your family in the diary to enjoy adventures in the forest together this winter.

Step out of the cold and experience the magic of floating in the warm Subtropical Swimming Paradise. Put a short break with your family in the diary to enjoy adventures in the forest together this winter.

Forest of Dean Log Cabin & Lodge Holidays 2012/2013 - Forest Holidays

Spend a weekend away visiting the Forest of Dean & sample an off-road driving experience at Whitecliff Off Road Centre. Then relax in your own hot-tub in one of the luxury cabins at Forest Holidays.

29 things to do in Manchester as recommended by a local

29 things to do in Manchester as recommended by a local