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All cottages available for only £20 Deposit!*

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City Breaks UK


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All cottages available for only £20 Deposit!*

Secure your holiday now - all our cottages can be reserved for only £20 Deposit. Don't miss out!

*Book Now, Pay Later is available for holidays departing at least 6 weeks from the date of booking. The remaining holiday balance is payable 6 weeks prior to departure. £3 Admin fee may apply. Please note that if you cancel your booking, you will have to pay the Deposit Balance, which includes the Booking fee and may include a £3 admin fee. Book Now, Pay Later cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Please refer to T&Cs for full details.

Do you love being in the hustle and bustle of a central location? Are you looking for a weekend break or short stay in your favourite city? We have a great selection of self-catering, hand-selected properties in some great destinations across the UK, ideal for your next city break.

Choose your city break from a number of fantastic locations

If you are still undecided about where you want to head to for the perfect weekend away, we can help.

Why not uncover the rich history of the Chester, in the North West of England, as you explore the ancient city walls and the 1000-year-old Cathedral, or embark on an expertly-guided walking tour and browse the unique shopping rows?

If you want to head to Scotland on your next holiday, you could explore Edinburgh and its famous Royal Mile, with a shopping and dining out experience that's second to none.

A trip to Bath certainly won't disappoint and there's an abundance of things to do on a short break to city. The city is famous for its 18th century Georgian architecture and its natural hot springs and Roman baths.

Indulge in the culture of Exeter, in the South West of England, and admire the stunning and unique Gothic-style architecture of Exeter Cathedral; appreciate the medieval streets that snake through Oxford's centre, plus visit their world-famous University; soak up the sunshine in Cornwall's only city, Truro, and admire its outstanding coastline from afar on an idyllic boat trip; explore Somerset's magnificent Mendip Hills with a trip to the cathedral city of Wells or enjoy the incredible architecture and shopping on offer in the medieval city of York.

We have a range of properties available for short city breaks, from affordable apartments to luxury properties. To book your next city break in the UK with us, or for any more information about any of our properties, call our friendly Reservations team today on 01244356666.