The Best Weekend Destinations in the UK
Whether you live in or are visiting the UK and want to take a weekend trip with the family, there are a number of great destinations to add to your short list. This ‘Short Guide to the Best Weekend Destinations’ lists some top spots to plan a weekend trip to, when you have some free time to take off.
Stunning landscapes, and a region known for its stately homes, is a great destination to consider visiting. Chatsworth House, which was the home in Pride and Prejudice, is a top destination for visitors to see when they make the trip out to the area.
Coastal cliffs, endless beaches, walking trails, and sites for long distances, will make this western town worth the travel. There are no shortages of places to visit, and for those who like surfing and water sports, it is a great destination to engage in these activities.
As the name implies, you will find several lake views and scenic sites to take in while at this weekend destination. Pretty villages, green hills, and expansive outdoor destinations, make this the ideal place to visit for those who want to enjoy a family picnic, or quiet retreat away from the bigger cities for a short hiatus. If you are interested in looking at hotels in the Lake District then there are many different places which can help you find the best deals.
Dartmoor National Park, the rugged scenery, horses, and various hidden gems, are exactly what you will encounter when you plan this weekend trip with the family. It is down the south coast, and for those who are in London, a short drive if you want to take an extended road trip for the weekend retreat.
No matter what you are planning for the weekend, you can find several hidden destinations in the UK. When planning for a short weekend trip with the family, consider a few of these destinations, for great views, quiet, comfort, and something relaxing to enjoy on your time off.
Written by Jane Owen. Travelling with the family has always been a big passion for Jane. She wrote a diary of the places they had been and what she thought of them. When she discovered that she could write articles from her diary of experiences, her new passion became one of sharing these same travel experiences and opinions.