Whether it’s a weekend away in the Lakes, a Lodge with a Hot Tub on the Isle of Wight, a Themed break in a Stately home, or a week on a Narrowboat – The UK has loads of options for when you just want to get away. Maybe you dont like flying or want to take a Pet – whatever the reason it’s easy to forget that we have an incredible variety of things to do on our doorstep.
Events and festivals
The World Black Pudding Throwing Championships in Ramsbottom, Lancashire. This event takes place every September. Contestants have to throw a Black Pudding underarm to knockdown Yorkshire Puddings that are 20ft up in the air. If that doesn
Popular things to do and see and unmissable experiences
If you are visiting London then be sure to visit the Skygarden. This enclosed garden at the top of a Skyscraper on Fenchurch Street is a brilliant spot for viewing the skyline of London and there is even an open air terrace if the weather is good. Its free but you need to prebook at https://skygardentickets.com/skygardenpublic_ui/events/ You can book up to 3 weeks in advance and it fills up fast - especially at weekends
Unpredictable! Winters seem to be getting milder and you can be lucky and get two solid weeks of Sunshine on a break in July but the British weather can be a law unto itself. If its important book late after doing a 10 day forecast.
- Best time of year to travel: The UK is a year round destination with mild summers and cold winters
- Currency: Sterling
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