Historical Places of Interest: There are many historical places of interest in England and Wales that are waiting to be explored. Medieval castles and manor homes can be visited as part of your weekend break. Most tour companies arrange visits to ancient forts, world heritage sites and many other interesting places at reasonable prices.
Traditional Seaside Resorts: UK has many well known seaside resorts that are steeped in history. These include Skegness, Blackpool, Devon and Bournemouth. Visit Blackpool Tower and The Pleasure Beach, not forgetting the light and fireworks displays in Bournemouth.
Theme Park Breaks: Theme parks have always been popular with families. With a large selection of local hotels, it is even easier to stay for a couple of days longer with your family. Booking your theme park tickets and accommodation can work out cheaper, as the travel agency may offer appealing deals such as ‘kids go free’ or ‘get three nights for the price of two’ offers.
Camping: Camping is still a traditional favourite with most families because it is an inexpensive way of spending a few days at a campsite. When choosing the best campsite, be sure to plan how you want to spend your days in the local area, and find out about water-sport activities that may be offered during the day.
Shopping: If you prefer to do a little shopping, consider taking a trip to London. You will find exclusive boutiques in Marble Arch and Oxford Circus. The capital city offers something for everyone and it is perfect for a spot of retail therapy.
River trips: While you are in London, why not take a trip down the River Thames? This is an affordable way of basking-in the sights of the city and enjoying the spectacular views without spending the entire day queuing for the tour buses.
Rent a cottage: Some people prefer to rent a cottage in the district’s smaller towns or villages, where they can enjoy taking long country walks, and drink Earl Grey tea in one of the village tearooms.
Golfing: If you love playing golf, you will not be disappointed as England has some of the best venues in the world. Check out the Royal Birkdale club, which offers the best courses.
National park: Snowdonia National Park is an ideal place for bikers, hikers and nature lovers. It is one of the most recognised national parks located in North Wales.
Hill walking: While you are on a visit to the National Park, put on your comfortable walking boots and take a rucksack as hill walking is the perfect way to get into shape. You will invigorate yourself on a two day walking break with your partner or friends.