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!
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.
The edgy unofficial capital of the north and one of the most exciting cities in the UK, Manchester is bursting with exciting activities and attractions. 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.
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.
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.
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 attractions, bustling markets and great places to eat, you’ll always find cultural diversity in Newcastle.
Brimming with the sort of energy you find in university towns, Leeds rightly 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.
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.
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.
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.
From the magnificant statue of Lady Godiva, to the medieval roots of this city; and from its wartime past through to its evolution as a modern city, there are many wonderful attractions and activities to indulge in so you’ll never be left wondering what to do in Coventry
East Midlands’ largest city has hit the headlines thanks to Leicester City’s enthralling underdog story and the discovery and reburial of King Richard III at Leicester Cathedral. There’s plenty to like about the city that brought us the Attenborough brothers and Walkers crisps.
We recognise that many of our guests are here to see a Shakespeare play in either The Royal Shakespeare Theatre or The Swan Theatre. We tell you all about the theatres, show you the nearby restaurants and give you a tour of the town’s top Shakespeare sights.
With an abundance of unique attractions and activities, you’ll never be left wondering what to do in Durham. It's a pocket-sized city steeped in history and beautiful relics from the past and it’s hard not to be swept up by the charm of the place.
A beguiling mix of the old and the new, Chester is a city that continues to grow on you long after you visit. With 2,000 years of history, the city’s Roman walls are the best preserved in the UK. And thanks to new developments, the city has some of the best attractions in the north west.
Home to the UK’s only polar bears, Roman walls, medieval castles and a lively food and nightlife scene, you won’t be left wondering what to do in Doncaster. Sports fans can enjoy Doncaster Racecourse and Doncaster Rovers Belles, one of the UK’s most successful female football teams.
There must be something in the water - how else could one city produce a constant stream of musical and artistic talent? Then there’s Bristol’s illustrious maritime and ecological legacy, the Clifton Suspension Bridge and the many places to indulge in a craft ale, or cider, or two.
Thanks to a renovated marina and waterfront, Swansea is a good looking city that makes the most of its stunning 20-mile-long coastline. Alongside an array of museums, theatres, shopping centres, surf schools, medieval castles and the famous Mumbles Mile pub crawl.
The market town of Bedford dates back to Medieval times and winds its way around the Great Ouse river. You’ll also find Victorian-era shopping arcades, collections of watercolours, a range of festivals and annual events, plus some impressive live music and theatre spaces.
Solihull has one of the best food scenes in the region with a number of great restaurants where you’ll have a meal to remember. Our guide delves into all of the exciting activities and attractions, including the excellent Touchwood shopping centre and the National Motorcycle Museum.
Blending history with a modern day sensibility, Gloucester acts as a gateway to the river Severn and the stunning Cotswolds. It has an amazing cultural heritage from the centuries-old pubs to fine-dining restaurants. That history is balanced with the modern touch of the Gloucester Quays.
Once defined by its Roman heritage, the River-front Theatre and Art Gallery has given the city a cultural focus, while the Newport Velodrome and Riverfront Arts Centre offers sport and entertaiment. There are lots of Newports across the world, but we think this one is the best.
There’s a lot to love about Britain’s most successful new town. Superb places to eat and go out at night, plus plenty of green spaces means it’s perfect for exploring. It has state of the art facilities, including the Xscape arena and visitor attraction Bletchley Park is just up the road.
A historic market town on the edge of the glorious Cotswolds, Swindon is a perfect blend of history and modernity. With Iron Age castles, grand country parks, theatres, art galleries and several outstanding museums, you'll never be left wondering what to see and do in Swindon.
One of the largest towns in the UK, Reading has history, culture, Michelin-star restaurants, shopping centres and more pubs and clubs than you could shake a cocktail stick at. Perhaps best known for its three-day music festival, there’s also another side to Reading worth exploring.
A small city with a big heritage, Exeter provides a roll call of attractions ensuring you’ll never be left wondering what to do. Cue an alluring foodie scene, outdoor activities galore and a variety of stage and screen entertainment with plenty of options for when the sun goes down.
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