Best Holiday Destinations In The UK Without The Kids

There’s no doubt, your kids are your pride and joy. But do you ever feel like you want to spend a weekend away with just your partner, to spend some quality time together? For some of you, the answer will be no. But some of you wouldn’t mind leaving the kids with the grandparents for the weekend.  So below, find a list of the best holiday destinations in the UK to visit, without the kids. To find out more details you can visit UKbreakaways and similar mini-break websites. 

Lake District
For outdoor-y type couples, the Lake District is a great holiday destination for a cosy getaway.  You can enjoy time exploring the lakes, sailing, swimming, kayaking or hiking and taking in the beautiful scenery. There are many pleasant pubs, and villages for you to spend time with each other. The beautiful scenery will make the break feel romantic, what more could you possibly want from a UK break? 

Unwind from everyday stresses with your other half over some cream tea, strolls along the beach and a pint in a pub garden. This scenic destination is home to many beautiful beaches and both the south and north coast. You can enjoy great food, including, lamb, venison, pheasant, and pork. Visit the county’s farmers’ markets and pick up delicious cider, apple juice, cheese and ice cream.

Often referred to as England’s most beautiful small city. Bath has many places to visit that will fascinate you, from the Roman Baths, to the life and times of one-time resident, English Novelist, Jane Austen.  You can spend time enjoying the fascinating galleries and museums, shop ‘til you drop and then go for a delicious meal in one of the city’s many pubs.

There is no better place than Cornwall, to forget about work, other stresses and just relax in the small towns that are full of cute, individual shops and coffee shops. Cornwall is defined by its magnificent coastline with an impressive 300 miles of dunes and cliffs. All accessible on foot, the unspoilt coastline is perfect for picnics and dog walks. There is so much on offer, and many different places for you to stay – whether that be camping, hotel, b&b or Travelodge. 

Whether you are looking for ancient or a modern cosmopolitan chic vibe, Chester has it all. Chester is one of Britain’s Heritage sites. Visit the grid pattern of streets on foot, stroll along the roman walls, and visit the Roman Amphitheatre.  There are also many modern high street shops including the likes of Topshop and new look. Along with the historic 2-tiered galleries of shops in “The Rows” which are packed with independent boutiques and high-street stores.

Best Holiday Destinations In The UK Without The Kids Best Holiday Destinations In The UK Without The Kids Reviewed by Emma@christmascupboard on Monday, March 30, 2015 Rating: 5

1 comment

  1. There's not much chance of a break away from the kids for me, but this post intrigued me, especially as a meditative break immediately popped into my head. At an Abbey perhaps, eg the one on the Isle of Iona. Definitely not possible unless you are child-free!


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