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UK Weekend Breaks

The Best UK Weekend Breaks - let us guide you to some of the United Kingdom's perfect weekend getaways.

If you're stuck for ideas to go on your next short break, try looking through the site and see what fits the bill.

Bournemouth Bay

Bournemouth Pier

Stretching westward from the beautiful headland of Hengistbury Head to the mouth of Poole harbour are seven miles of uninterupted soft golden sand and sheltered bathing waters.

There are some great places to visit in the area and either Poole or Bournemouth make great bases from which to explore and enjoy your short weekend getaway.

Lyme Regis

Lyme Regis

A great opportunity to become a fossil hunter on the Jurassic Coast, just three hours drive from London or the Midlands. Lyme Regis offers a lovely sandy beach, picture postcard village, theatre and museum.

Lyme Regis is also a great base from which to explore West Dorset with Bridport a few miles east. A charming weekend break.

Lake Windermere

Lake Windermere

Windermere is definitely a superb location. It's city centre is only 1.5 miles away from the longest lake in the Lake District. The area has great boat cruises, lovely shops, adventurous walks and winding scenic drives.

If you're a Beatrix Potter fan then this is the area of the world that inspired some of her writing.

Weymouth, Dorset

Weymouth, Dorset

The history of tourism in Weymouth goes back to the late 18th Century when King George III immersed himself in seawater to help cure his nervous disorder.

Weymouth's esplanade is testament to the Georgian era with its listed terraces, which are now occupied by many of Weymouth's hotels.