Short Stays

Short Breaks 2018/2019

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Over the years we've worked hard on building our website so that our customers have the freedom to book every element of their break in one place; 2-5 star hotels, rail travel, Eurostar, flights and mini-cruises, plus plenty of extras too. From theatre tickets to sightseeing and events around the UK and overseas, we can provide the entire package for a unique and unforgettable short break.

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City Breaks

Barcelona

Our Barcelona city breaks make for an ideal Spanish escape. With out wide range of Barcelona flight and hotel packages, your customers can soak up the sun on the edge of the Mediterranean.

3 Nights + Return Flights from £112pp

Krakow

Krakow city breaks are ideal for discovering the history behind Europe's most interesting places. Filled with stunning architecture, picturesque streets and plentiful examples of world-class art.

3 Nights + Return Flights from £144pp

Amsterdam

Amsterdam city breaks are a perfect way to experience the beauty of the Dutch capital. Hire a bicycle to explore the city, stroll along the canals and visit the world's only floating flower market.

2 Nights + Return Flights from £124pp

Bruges

Enjoy a Bruges city break and discover the charm of the 'Venice of the North' teeming with canals and quaint medieval houses. Your customers will see for themselves the timeless appeal of the picturesque historic Belgian city.

2 Nights + Return Flights from £188pp

Latest Deals

2 Night Dinner Deals across the UK

4* Hallmark Hotel Cambridge, Cambridge

Standing in 200 acres of picturesque landscape, this luxurious 4 star establishment is in the perfect location for leisure breaks.

2 nights stay + full breakfast + 1st night dinner + afternoon tea or bottle of wine from £92pp

4* Lindeth Howe, Bowness - on - Windermere

Once owned by Beatrix Potter, the Lindeth Howe offers a charming country retreat set in 6 acres of lush greenery and commanding breathtaking views over Lake Windermere.

2 night stay + full breakfast + 1st night dinner + 1 cream tea from £144pp

4* Ettington Chase, Stratford Upon Avon

Situated close to the picturesque Cotswolds, as well as 20 National Trust properties, the hotel offers an ideal base for a break in Stratford-upon-Avon.

2 nights stay + full breakfast + 1st night dinner from £85pp

5* Raithwaite Estate, Whitby

Set within 100 acres of landscaped grounds, Raithwaite Estate is located in the coastal North Yorkshire countryside. Located near the stunning North Yorkshire Moors, Whitby and local beaches. 

2 nights stay + full breakfast + 1st night dinner from £150pp

Friday Night out or a Lazy Sunday

Friday Night out in Various cities in the UK!

- Friday Night Arrival
- 1 Night Stay
- Welcome Drink
- 3 Course Evening Meal
- Nightlife Voucher

from £65pp

Lazy Sunday Hotel offers!

- Sunday Night Arrival
- 1 Night Stay
- Welcome Drink
- Full Regional Breakfast
- Sunday Lunch/Dinner
- Late Check out Monday

from £49.50pp


Taking off in 2018, our inaugural flights to Akureyri in North Iceland provide the first ever direct route from the UK to this incredible part of the world. Following huge demand, we're now creating more new flights and travel experiences, with departures launching to seven European hotspots.

Malta Short Breaks

Malta: Mdina & Gozo Breaks

+ Return flights from a range of regional airports
+ 3 or 4 night stay in Sliema, Qawra or St Julians
+ Mdina at Nightfall
Gozo Calypso's Island experiences

from £549pp

Montenegro Short Breaks

Montenegro, Croatia & Adriatic Coast

Return flights from a range of regional airports
3 or 4 night stay in your choice of either Budva or Heceg Novi
Dubrovnik - Pearl of the Adriatic Full Day Tour
+ Montenegro Full Day Tour

from £649pp

Madeira Short Breaks

Madeira: Funchal & Island Experience

Return flights from a range of regional airports
+ 7 night stay in Funchal
+ Panoramic Island Tour
Funchal City Sightseeing Tour

from £799pp

Verona Short Breaks

Verona, Venice & Lake Garda

+ Return flights from a range of regional airports
+
3 or 4 night stay in Verona
+ Lake Garda - Full Day Tour
+ Venice - Jewel of the Adriatic Afternoon/Evening Tour

from £549pp

Seville Short Breaks

Seville: Authentic Andalucia

Return flights from a range of regional airports
+ 4 or 5 day stay in Seville
+ Seville discovery ticket
+ Full Day excursion to visit Jerez & Cadiz

from £549pp

Iceland Short Breaks

Incredible Iceland

Return flights from a range of regional airports
+ 3 or 4 nights hotel stays
+ Search for the Northern Lights Tour
+ Land of Ice and Fire Experience

from £719pp


Macdonald Old England hotel & Spa

Lakes Staycation at Macdonald Hotels

Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa is one of the finest 4-star Lake District hotels. Set on the shores of Lake Windermere - England's largest lake - our hotel offers the best of breathtaking scenery and exceptional facilities. From unrivalled views over our mature lawns, to private jetties and moorings on the lake - our hotel proves a popular choice for family holidays or romantic getaways this winter

UK Breaks & Hotel Stays

Bristol: 4-star spa hotel stay, from only £89!

Save up to a whopping 63% on an overnight escape at Aztec Hotel & Spa, a "stylish" (The AA), contemporary hotel close to Bristol. This break for two includes breakfast, prosecco and access to the sumptuous spa.

Northumberland manor stay inc meals, Only £149!

Escape to Eshott Hall, a "handsome Georgian property" (The AA) nestled in 35 acres of medieval woodland in Northumberland. Overnight stays with dinner are now £149, saving up to 38% on the usual rates, and include:

Wales: Gower Peninsula stay inc breakfast, up to 53% off!

Escape to the Gower Peninsula in Wales, known for its "broad butterscotch beaches" and "rugged, untamed uplands" (Lonely Planet), for up to 53% less than usual. Overnight stays for two at The Oxwich Bay Hotel are now £55.

East Sussex escape with dinner, 40% off!

Overnight stays at Dale Hill Hotel and Golf Club, set in 350 acres of East Sussex countryside, are now £99 this autumn or winter, saving up to 40% on the usual cost.

Cumbria country house break inc extras, 50% off!

Hunday Manor Country House Hotel is praised by The AA for its "delightful gardens" and "well-appointed" bedrooms. Overnight stays at this 4-star property in Cumbria now cost from £65 -- saving you up to 50% -- and include:

Cotswolds inn stay with meals, 45% off!

Overnight breaks at The Snooty Fox -- a 16th-century coaching inn "occupying a prime spot in the heart of Tetbury" (The AA) -- now start from £109. This deal saves up to 45% on the usual price and includes:

Somerset seaside escape with dinner, 40% off!

Escape to the pretty coastal town of Minehead this autumn or winter to an Edwardian country house. Overnight stays at Northfield Hotel, which is less than 10 minutes walk from the seafront, are now £89, saving up to 40% on the usual price.

Nottinghamshire stay with dinner & prosecco, 49% off!

Eastwood Hall is a Georgian manor house surrounded by 26 acres of parkland, 30 minutes' drive from the centre of Nottingham. An overnight stay in the modern annex of this Grade II-listed property is now £89, up to 49% less than the usual price, and includes:

Cathedral-view Lincoln stay with breakfast, 47% off!

With "superb uninterrupted views of Lincoln Cathedral" (The AA), The Lincoln Hotel boasts a prime position right in the city centre. Overnight stays now cost from £59 -- saving you up to 47% on the regular rates -- and include:

2-night Edinburgh stay w/perks, save 51%!

A boutique B&B in the Scottish capital usually comes with a premium price tag, but this perk-packed 2-night break from Brooks Hotel saves 51% on regular rates. For less than £33 per person, per night, you'll get:

Bournemouth sea-view escape with meals, 51% off!

Wake up to sea views on a coastal escape at Park Central Hotel in Bournemouth. At £99, this offer saves you 51% and includes:

Wiltshire country inn getaway with breakfast, 36% off!

For £75, you can snap up an overnight stay for two at The Lamb Inn -- "a fine old village inn with lovely food and rooms" (Alastair Sawday's Special Places to Stay) in Wiltshire. This offer shaves up to 36% off the usual price and includes:

2-night stay w/breakfast near Windermere, save 33%!

The Independent describes Rum Doodle B&B, which is a 5-minute drive from Bowness-on-Windermere, as a "stylishly whimsical guesthouse" that's "a breath of fresh air". Two-night stays are now £119 -- saving up to 33% on the usual price.

UK Deals

Pamper day with massage, facial & lunch at 'stylish' spa, Only £69!

Fredrick's Hotel Restaurant Spa is a "stylish" 4-star property set in "attractive grounds" (The AA) in Maidenhead. For £69, you can now get a spa day, including all-day use of the facilities, 60 minutes of treatment time, lunch and a glass of bubbly.

Visit The Royal Palaces

This week we are focusing on the amazing Royal Palaces in London. The Tower of London, Kensington Palace and Hampton Court Palace all deserve to be seen; their rich and endlessly fascinating history offer an incredible insight into the lives and times of the British Monarchy throughout the ages.

UK Short Breaks

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UK Christmas Breaks

Brussels

2 nights + accommodation + breakfast + flights - From £130pp

The 3* Floris Ustell Midi hotel in Brussels is 5 minutes by tram from the centre of Brussels or 15 minutes by foot to the Grand Palace, where you can experience the Christmas markets and everything it has to offer.


Edinburgh

2 nights + accommodation from £105pp

The 3* Haymarket Hub Hotel, Edinburgh his perfectly placed in the city of Edinburgh, close to city transport links including Edinburgh Waverly station and the infamous Princes Street - in the heart of the festivities.


Bath

2 nights + accommodation from £159pp

The Francis Hotel Bath has been restored to its former glory following a £6 million refurbishment. Located in the heart of the historic city of Bath, this regency style townhouse hotel has fab views over the city.


4* The Kimberley, Harrogate

3 nights + accommodation + breakfast + dinner + four course gourmet Christmas lunch from £390pp

Located just 10 minutes from the historic centre of Harrogate, this stunning Victorian town house is one of North Yorkshire's hidden gems. And with plenty to do around the town you'll be sure to be kept busy.  With dinner, wine and entertainment over the Christmas period, it is sure to be one to remember


4* Mercure Chester Abbots Well

3 nights + accommodation + breakfast + dinner + early check in, late check out + bottle of prosecco on arrival from £289pp

Sitting just 5 minutes from the city centre, the Mercure Chester Abbots Well Hotel is perfect for visiting Chester Zoo, Blue Planet Aquarium and the city. However, although close to it all, the hotel is set within 2 acres of private grounds.


P&O 5 Night Christmas Minicruise and Stay

4* Hilton Rotterdam

5 nights + accommodation + breakfast + lunch from £389pp

Our festive minicruises to Rotterdam include 2 nights on-board P&O Ferries Minicruise with breakfast and dinner, return coach transfers and 3 nights in the 5* Hilton Rotterdam including breakfast and a 4 course dinner on Christmas Day.

Friday Night Out Breaks

Jurys Inn Leeds

Just a 5 minute walk from Leeds Railway Station, situated on Brewery Wharf, the hotel is an ideal base for exploring Leeds!

+ 1 night
+ Bottle of prosecco in room
+ 3 Course Evening Meal
+ VIP booth space in Tiger Tiger
from £65pp

Hilton Garden Inn Bristol City Centre

The hotel is conveniently positioned in the heart of Temple Way, yet only a short walking distance to the main shooping centre and attractions.
+ 1 night
+ Bottle of prosecco in room
+ 3 Course Evening Meal
+ Nightlife Voucher
from £65pp

Friday Night Out in London

Novotel London Tower Bridge is a 4* hotel ideally located in Central London, close to both the iconic Tower Bridge and the Tower of London.

1 night stay + bottle of prosecco in room + 3 course meal at Plane Hollywood + VIP Guestlist Night Out From £89pp

2 Night Dinner Deals

London

The Crowne Plaza - London Kings Cross is in an ideal location for a short break in London and within walking distance of Russel Square, Farringdon and more.

2 nights + 1st night dinner + full breakfast from £168pp

York

The Doubletree by Hilton York is located right in the heart of York, overlooking the York City Walls and just a 5-minute walk from York Minster.

2 nights + 1st night dinner + full breakfast from £139pp

Harrogate

The Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate is set within a stunning Victorian building, dating back to 1840, and surrounded by 5 acres of beautiful gardens.

2 nights + 1st night dinner + full breakfast from £69.99pp

Edinburgh

Situated just a minute's walk from Edinburgh Zoo, the Holiday Inn Edinburgh is an ideal hotel choice for visitors looking to explore the historic Scottish capital.

2 nights + 1st night dinner + full breakfast from £98pp

UK Spa Breaks

Chester

Enjoy a refreshing and comfortable spa break at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Chester. Positioned in 12 acres of landscaped gardens, the hotel offers stylish accommodations, welcoming atmoshphere and great location.

1 night stay + full breakfast + 3 course evening meal + 1x25 minute treatment per person from £119pp

Grantham

The Urban Hotel Grantham is situated on the edge of the ancient 12th century market town of Grantham. Whether it is rest or relaxation their Leisure Club offers top of the range facilities

1 night stay + full breakfast + 3 course evening meal + 2 treatments per person from £80pp

Theatre Show of the Month

Wicked The Musical

This unforgettable tale lifts the lid on one of the most popular stories ever told, with an alternative perspective on ‘The Wizard of Oz’ that challenges our preconceptions for what we consider to be ‘good’ and what we consider to be ‘wicked’…

1 night hotel stay + ticket from £79pp

UK Christmas Markets

Bath

Visit Bath between the 22nd November - 9th December 2018 to see the famous Christmas Markets.

The Francis Hotel Bath is located in the heart of the historic city of Bath - with easy access to the Christmas Markets.

2 night stay + full breakfast from £223pp

Edinburgh

Visit Edinburgh between 16th Nov - 5th January 2019 to see the Edinburgh Christmas Markets

4* Hotel situated just a minute's walk from Edinburgh Zoo - the Holiday Inn Edinburgh is an ideal hotel choice for visitors going to Edinburgh

2 nights stay + full breakfast + 1st night dinner from £84pp

Last Minute Breaks

If you are looking for a last minute get away but you are unsure where, take a look at some of our fantastic offers below!

Harrogate - 2 Night Dinner Deal

The 4* Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate is set within a stunning Victorian building, dating back to 1840, and surrounded by 5 acres of beautiful gardens.

2 night stay + full breakfast + 1st night dinner from £129pp

Chester - Afternoon Tea Offer

The 4* Brook Mollington Banastre Hotel & Spa is set within picturesque grounds, just 3.2km from the centre of Chester. This manor house hotel is ideally placed for exploring Chester and its surroundings

1 night stay + full breakfast + afternoon tea from £45pp

Essex - Spa Break

Located in Thorpe-le-Soken, Essex, 90 minutes by train from London. The Life House Spa & Hotel is an exciting, contemporary health spa offering a unique, life-enriching experience for guests.

2 night stay + full breakfast + dinner both nights + 1x25 minute treatment per person from £199.50pp

Cardiff - Murder Mystery

Put your sleuthing skills to the test with a murder mystery break near Redditch in Cardiff this October. Use your intuition, gather clues, avoid the red herrings and see if you can uncover the culprit.

1 night at 3* The Angel Hotel + breakfast + dinner + entertainment from £100pp

Cosy Hotel Stays

Cheshire

Grand Victorian architecture,, landscaped grounds and an inviting ambience create the perfect getaway at the 3* Hollins Hall Hotel.

2 nights + full breakfast + 1st night dinner from £80pp

York

Surrounded by the stunning Yorkshire countryside but only a short drive from the centre of York, the 4* Parsonage Hotel and Spa is fantastic for a short break away.

2 nights + full breakfast + 1 cream tea + 1st night dinner from £69.99pp

Lake District

Once owned by Beatrix Potter, the Lindeth Howe Hotel offers a charming country retreat set in 6 acres of lush greenery and commanding breathtaking views over Lake Windermere.

2 nights + full breakfast + 1st night dinner from £173pp

Cambridge

The elegant 3 star Royal Cambridge Hotel is one of the oldest hotels in Cambridge and combines a warm, welcoming charm, scrumptious fine dining and comfort throughout.

2 nights + full breakfast + 1st night dinner from £118pp

Edinburgh

Situated just a minute's walk from Edinburgh Zoo, the Holiday Inn Edinburgh is an ideal hotel choice for visitors looking to explore the historic Scottish Capital.

2 nights + full breakfast + 1st night dinnerFrom £98pp

Bath

The Francis Hotel Bath has been restored to its former glory following a £6 million refurbishment. In the heart of the historic city of Bath, this hotel is a member of the MGallery Collection.

2 nights + full breakfast from £193pp

Oxford

Surrounded by 40 acres of lush parkland, the four-star Oxford Spires Hotel is the perfect place to enjoy a 2night break. The hotel is just a short distance from Oxford City Centre.

2 nights + full breakfast + 1st night dinner from £167pp

 

Disneyland Paris Breaks

Disneyland Paris

The resort is a magical place where dreams come true! Fairytales take flight across incredible lands filled with iconic attractions, spectacular shows and street parades. It's the only place where guests can live Disney, Star Wars or Marvel adventures and meet their favorite Disney characters like Mickey Mouse and friends, Disney Princesses, Star Wars characters, or the famous Marvel Super Heroes.


New Year Breaks

New Year Breaks

We have over 170 New Year packages now on sale – a mixture of locations all over the UK. Starting from 1 night up to 4 night breaks.


Christmas Breaks

Christmas Breaks

We have all our fantastic Christmas packages now on sale – a mixture of locations all over the UK. Starting from 1 night up to 4 night breaks.