From the atmospheric old town, to the elegant Georgian new town, Edinburgh is waiting to be explored. Discover Edinburgh Castle, party at the Hogmanay celebrations, and explore the many listed buildings. Plus, with more Michelin-starred restaurants than any other city outside London, Scotland’s capital is a foodie paradise.
The edgy unofficial capital of the north and one of the most exciting cities in the UK, Manchester is bursting with exciting things to see and do. It’s home to some of Britain’s biggest musical legends, famous landmarks (Old Trafford, or The Etihad), a cool arts and culture scene and world-famous sports.
The little Northern city of York has a big story to tell. It’s a medieval marvel, a modern shopping hub and a treasure trove of pubs serving proper Yorkshire grub. From fascinating museums and archaeological wonders to shopping all tastes and hunting for ghosts - finding things to see won’t be a problem.
Perched on the edge of the River Tyne, Newcastle has a proud industrial heritage, cutting edge contemporary art, superb shopping and legendary nightlife. The city is packed full of great venues, bustling markets and spectacular stadiums, you’ll always find plenty to see and do in and around Newcastle.
Brimming with the sort of energy you find in university towns, Leeds deserves its reputation as the ‘Knightsbridge of the North’. Whether it's music, theatre or a host of sporting attractions, if you think it's grim up North, stay at one of our Leeds hotels and you’ll discover it’s anything but.
If you love vibrant seaside towns full of nostalgia and tradition, Blackpool will be right up your promenade. You’ll find fabulous art deco buildings, beautifully preserved ballrooms, the Winter Gardens, seven miles of golden sands, theme parks and vintage trams.
With over 750 hotels in the UK, Ireland and Germany, you can wake up wonderful wherever your travels take you. Enjoy a great night's sleep and you're set for the day as a bargain hunter, culture vulture or explorer. Or why not check out our top 10 most popular breaks.
Beaches, cities, spas, countryside... Britain has it all. So instead of heading abroad, why not take a short break in the UK? From Family breaks in London to shopping in Edinburgh, or walking in the Peak District, our getaway ideas cover all bases.
Need some retail therapy? Then make a weekend of it and discover a new city too. From vintage boutiques to designer villages, we’ve got the ideal shopping break for you and your friends. Bullring? Trafford Centre? The choice is yours…