Local guides

Whether you’re looking for nightlife, museums, great food or a chance to shop til you drop, our local guides will help you find your perfect city break.

London guide

From the best theatre shows in the world, to incredible shopping, unbeatable museums and art galleries, London has it all. Explore the Tower of London, spot the Queen at Buckingham Palace, visit Hyde Park and ride the London Eye… all this, and we’ve not even scratched the surface!

Edinburgh guide

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. And with more Michelin-starred restaurants than any city outside London, Scotland’s capital is a foodie paradise.

Manchester guide

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.

Glasgow guide

Voted the ‘friendliest city in the world’, and named a must-visit by lots of top travel writers, Glasgow is a great short break destination. Expect world-class architecture, a vibrant café scene, beautiful scenery and excellent shopping from Scotland’s second city.

Liverpool guide

A European Capital of Culture, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and more museums than any city outside London, Liverpool has a lot to shout about. Include heritage, pop culture, entertainment and the football and you can see why it's a popular city break destination.

Birmingham guide

Shop at the iconic Bullring centre. Visit the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery. Explore the city by canal. Birmingham is a city of surprises. And there’s always something going on — from comedy festivals to literary events, you’ll never run out of things to do.

York guide

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.

Newcastle guide

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 attractions, bustling markets and great places to eat, you’ll always find cultural diversity in Newcastle.

Leeds guide

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.

Blackpool guide

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.

Cardiff guide

Cardiff is the perfect destination for activities, great entertainment and family attractions. You'll see plenty of sports stars at the Principality Stadium and masterpieces in museums across the city. Discover all this in Europe’s youngest capital city.

Sheffield guide

Known as ‘the Steel City’ thanks to its industrial heritage, Sheffield is a thoroughly modern metropolis with a thriving culture scene, one of the largest shopping malls in the country, the Crucible Theatre and is at the edge of the Peak District National Park.

Harrogate guide

On the doorstep of the Yorkshire Dales, the spa town of Harrogate is perfectly placed to explore the great outdoors, but with an abundance of bars, pubs, restaurants – and with Bettys Café Tea Rooms – you won’t be left wondering what to do in Harrogate.

Sunderland guide

Whether you’re on the terraces of the Stadium of Light, catching the biggest names on stage at the Empire Theatre, enjoying one of the Blue Flag beaches nearby, or learning about Sunderland’s history at one of its museums, Sunderland won’t disappoint, pet.



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