With Christmas just around the corner and New Year’s Eve hot on its heels, thinking ahead to January can seem impossible. However here at Sykes Cottages, we know it’s never too early to start planning your next UK getaway. UK cities are perfect for a January break and whether you’re looking to hit the shops in search of a January bargain, or pack your day full of spa treatments to help you recuperate after the festive season, our UK cities are sure to accommodate your needs. Keep reading for a closer look at some of our favourite UK cities, ideal for a January holiday.
York is a city filled with history, romance, fantastic architecture and a wonderful atmosphere, all of which make it perfect for a break in January. If you’re not dining out at one of the many superb eateries then chances are you’ll be hitting the streets in search of a deal or two in the January sales. Not only does York boast several small boutique stores but there are also plenty of designer labels dotted about the city.
As one of Britain’s most iconic destinations, the city of Bath has a lot to offer visitors this January. As well as the numerous eateries and historic sites, Bath is also well known for its natural thermal waters which are ideal for those looking to relax this January. Book a spa weekend in Bath and not only can you discover the best preserved Roman Bath complex in Northern Europe but also enjoy some down time at the Thermae Bath Spa.
As the smallest city in Britain, St Davids offers the perfect getaway for those looking for a city break with a difference. Surrounded by the beautiful Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, this tiny city is a haven for artists, travellers and pilgrims. No trip to St Davids would be complete without a visit to the dominating St Davids Cathedral. This marvellous 12th century cathedral attracts thousands of visitors each year and is a must see for anyone in the area.
We hope this list of UK cities has helped inspire you to take a January break this year. For more information on our city break locations please visit our self-catering city breaks page.