UK & Ireland Hotels
Weekend breaks an hour from London
Explore seaside scenes and historic towns outside London. Whether you want to spend the weekend surrounded by beaches, mountains or ancient ruins, you won’t have to travel far. Have a look at our weekend breaks inspiration to discover some of the UK’s most beautiful places, see what the weather’s doing, and how long it’ll take to get there.
Alternatively, put on your dancing shoes, pack a tent and head off to one of the many UK festivals happening this summer.
Packed with nightlife, seaside amusements, fresh fashion, and independent cafes; Brighton is a beacon of eccentricity mixed with traditional British life.
Discover a rich mix of history and culture in Royal Windsor - crowned by Windsor Castle, the World’s largest inhabited castle.
Decadent cocktails, historic pubs on cobbled streets, riverside restaurants and classy club lounges are all part of Oxford’s alluring nightlife.
Enjoy the great outdoors, from national parks to lakes and mountains.
Bustling markets, serene riversides, timber-framed Tudor houses, and ghostly outings; in Shakespeare’s birth town of Stratford-upon-Avon.
Filled with natural riches including shimmering lakes and soaring mountains, the Lake District is a great place for lovers of the outdoors.
Where rolling hills dotted with cottages meet wild woodlands and historic buildings; it’s no surprise the Cotswolds was named an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Heritage and History
Perfect for lovers of art and architecture. Rich in history, iconic landmarks and breath-taking scenery.
Roman remains, a famed Royal Crescent, the medieval roots of Bath Abbey and soothing thermal waters make up the spa city of Bath.
Quaint cobbled streets, 2000-year history of York Minster Cathedral and remnants of fierce battles are held inside the ancient walled city of York.
Georgian arches, a Roman fortress and a medieval cathedral embody the walled-city of Chester through the ages.
By the Sea
So much more than sun, sea and sand, these destinations are a breath of fresh air.
Bournemouth’s Blue Flag beaches, pier attractions, surf culture and inspiring coastal views keep visitors coming back for more.
Palm trees, sea views, a bustling harbour, top restaurants and a relaxed atmosphere; it’s all here in the seaside Devonshire town of Torquay.
Weymouth shelters a fine Georgian seafront and great shopping. It’s also the gateway to the glorious South West Coast Path.
Out on the Town
Fantastic night life and a party atmosphere, all at reasonable prices. What more could you ask for?
From award-winning restaurants to quaint pubs and snazzy cocktail bars, experience non-stop nightlife in Nottingham’s compact city centre.
Packed with plush bars and clubs in the trendy exchange quarter and creative dens in Holbeck Urban Village, Leeds nightlife has it all.
Star-filled theatres, lively bars, top restaurants, and the City’s famous Balti houses; there’s something for every budget on a night out in Birmingham.
Treat yourself with a rural or urban retreat to a UK spa hotel.
Not looking for an extended beach holiday or a week long sightseeing trip into the heart of continental Europe? Then why not do a bit of exploring in one of the UK and Ireland’s many destinations on a short break. With lastminute.com, booking UK & Ireland Hotels won’t break the bank. Whether you prefer a few days in a bustling city, a trip to the seaside, or a relaxing countryside escape, or family weekend breaks in the UK, our range of hotels offer the best of each at great prices - with access to cities like London, Edinburgh, Dublin, Cardiff, and many more.
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