With Summer fast approaching and so many amazing places to visit in the UK, we thought we would compile a quick list of the best weekend breaks for city lovers! We’ve considered food, coffee, walks and attractions, let us know what you think!
One of the UK’s largest cities, Manchester is known for its world-famous football teams, exciting art and culture scene and thousands of food and drink options. Home to The Smiths, Joy Division and Oasis as well as the Parklife festival, Manchester is surely the music capital of the UK. The Trafford centre is one of England’s premier shopping outlets, and the city is super accessible by train or plane. Walk the redbrick streets in the heat of summer or take in the Christmas market – one of the UK’s largest!
Bath is one of the UK’s most beautiful and historic cities. A UNESCO world heritage site, walking the streets of bath is taking a step back into Roman times. With the ancient baths and Georgian architecture, Bath is a real delight to explore and take in. Despite its worldwide fame, Bath is easily traversed in a day, leaving you plenty of time for a pub lunch and some west country cider!
For extra info, visit here: https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/48-hours-in/bath-things-to-do-night-family-city-guide-roman-baths-jane-austen-a8330511.html
As one of the world’s leading cities, London is a must for any tour of the UK. From the Tower of London to Buckingham Palace, there are countless world-famous attractions for you to see, not to mention many of the best restaurants. Walk the banks of the river Thames or visit one of London’s countless public parks. The edgy towns of Camden and Shoreditch a great for a few afternoon drinks or visit Chelsea and Clapham for a classier brunch!
One of the UK’s most historic and famous old towns, Edinburgh is packed with narrow, winding streets and ancient buildings. Filled with atmosphere and noise, walking the streets of Scotland’s largest city is a delight. The Royal Mile is Edinburgh’s premier shopping street, overlooked by the Castle, the main attraction of the city.
Okay – we are slightly biased – but York is clearly the top UK city to visit! The old capital of Roman Britain, York is absolutely packed with amazing historical sights, gardens, attractions and museums. The city walls can be walked in 40
minutes, giving you a fantastic 360-degree view of the city and with 365 pubs within the city walls, there are plenty of places to relax after the walk! Check out our blog ‘Why you should visit York’ for all the reason why York is the best city ever!
We hope you agree with our list, please let us know where is your favourite city to visit in the UK or where you recommend we go next