Planning a City Break in the UK

City Break in the UK

From the wellness city of Bath to the modern metropolis of London, and other interesting places in between, these cities are among the top places for getaways in England.

Travelers who are longing for a splendid escape to explore culture, history, art, dining, entertainment and more will find all of the above in the cosmopolitan cities of Britain. So, if you need a little inspiration for your next holiday, have a quick look at the best getaways in England.

Bath. In the southwest of England in scenic Somerset County, this lovely place is known the world over for the thermal baths, which date back to Roman times. A World Heritage Site, the spa city has long been a destination for wellness, and the modern Thermae Bath Spa is home to the only natural hot springs that you can bathe in all of Britain. Other notable attractions to add to an itinerary include the Bath Abbey Tower, where you can take in panoramic views, the Jane Austen Centre to learn more about the famous author, and The Holburne Museum, which is home to an impressive collection of cultural treasures.

Liverpool. There is more to Beatlemania in this city known for being home to the Fab Four. Along with Beatles experiences, such as The Beatles Story on Albert Dock and The Magical Mystery Tour, which takes you to John Lennon’s childhood home, among other significant spots, there are other worthwhile diversions, such as learning something new at the World Museum or indulging in theatre and shopping at St. George’s Quarter.

Nottingham. Best known as the stomping grounds of the legendary Robin Hood, this central city in the Midlands region of England is a captivating city to visit. There is no shortage of attractions with popular points of interest, such as the Nottingham Castle, Museum ; Art Gallery on Castle Rock, the fascinating City of Caves, a maze of 500 underground sandstone caves that date back to the Dark Ages, and also happens to be part of the more recent National Justice Museum. 

As you can see, there is plenty to discover during one of these best getaways to England. Which city will you head to first—Bath, London, Liverpool, or Nottingham?

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