British Short Breaks

UK Short Breaks and City Breaks

British Short Breaks brings you the best ideas for short breaks and city breaks in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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Featured UK Getaway

Short Breaks in Somerset

Our featured short break this week visits the magical county of Somerset, in the west of England.

Find out about Somerset and why it makes a fabulous weekend getaway or short trip.

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UK City Breaks

City breaks in Ilfracombe, Devon

City Breaks In Ilfracombe

Ilfracombe is the perfect weekend getaway for those looking to escape cities like London for a lovely weekend.

City breaks in Lancaster, England.

City Breaks In Lancaster

Lancaster is a fascinating destination and brilliant for those who love history, old buildings and quaint towns.

City breaks in Salisbury.

City Breaks In Salisbury

Salisbury is known for its incredible cathedral but there is so much more for the visitor in this beautiful city.

City breaks in Canterbury, Kent

City Breaks In Canterbury

Canterbury is perfect for a weekend break from London. Ideal for couples and individuals alike.

Short Breaks Around The UK

Short breaks in Leicestershire. Photo © Alan Murray-Rust (cc-by-sa/2.0)

Short Breaks in Leicestershire

Leicestershire is a good match for anyone looking for a trip away from home that offers something for everyone.
Short breaks in Nottinghamshire

Short Breaks in Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire has a lot to offer every member of the family, from country treats to city excitement.
Short breaks in Monmouthshire. Photo © Robin Drayton (cc-by-sa/2.0)

Short Breaks in Monmouthshire

A trip to Monmouthshire in Wales will leave you refreshed, recharged and full of wonderful memories.
Short breaks in Ayrshire. Photo © Raibeart MacAoidh (cc-by-sa/2.0)

Short Breaks in Ayrshire

Ayrshire is a fantastic destination for a weekend and is full of castles, golf, villages and beautiful scenery.
Short breaks in Hertfordshire

Short Breaks in Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire is not only to reach but this lovely county has much to offer the visitor on a weekend break.
Short breaks in Blaenau Gwent, Wales

Short Breaks in Blaenau Gwent

A weekend break in Blaenau Gwent will reconnect you with the countryside and the beauty of nature.
Short breaks in Orkney. Photo © Martyn Gorman (cc-by-sa/2.0)

Short Breaks in Orkney

The Orkney Islands are a world unto themselves, littered with fascinating prehistoric remains.
Short breaks in Merseyside

Short Breaks in Merseyside

Merseyside offers the excitement of Liverpool itself and a lot more with its beautiful countryside.