A Short Break in the UK - Page 3
If you're after a more relaxing short break in the UK, then once again, there's lots on offer. From getting into the great outdoors to unwinding by the sea relaxing in picturesque rolling countryside, the range of choices is huge. There are many national parks to choose from - Snowdonia, the Lake District, the Peak District, North Yorkshire, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs to name but 5.
The charming and varied coastline of Cornwall and Devon comes highly recommended. When it comes to majestic, stunning scenery Scotland is hard to beat. No wonder the Harry Potter film crew chose Glencoe as one of it's locations. It's just one of many spectacular places to be seen 'north of the border' - Ben Lomond, Urquhart Castle, St Kilda... the list goes on and on.
For those of a more thrill seeking or sporty nature, your short break in the UK has many options, aside from outdoor and winter sports to be enjoyed in the amazing settings just mentioned, there is a plethora of action and sporting venues catering for every taste.Alton Towers, Thorpe Park and the Pleasure Island Theme Park are all great amusement / theme parks, but are just 3 of many. Thrills and spills come in many guises though. To touch on just a handful, if motorsport's your thing why not visit Croft or Brands Hatch for a raceweekend, or indeed why not visit the Donington Grand Prix Collection? For a more intense work out, why not centre your short break in the UK around Tamworth's Snowdome, Birmingham's Rock Face, or the Awesome Walls Climbing Centre near Liverpool? If surfing’s your thing, then from Newquay in Cornwall right up to Thurso on Scotland’s north coast, there are many places to ride the tube.
If watching the action's more your thing, why not take a short break at the races - Goodwood perhaps, or Newmarket? There are lots of great racecourses to choose from and exciting race meets to attend. Cricket fan? Then why not plan a short break in the UK taking in the world famous Lords cricket ground?
The point is, whatever your taste, your desire, budget or timescale, you'll find the very thing right here in the UK. A short break in the UK is a tremendous idea and we're here to help you plan it. Why not take the time to explore the UK with AboutBritain.com? Simply click on any of the links on the left to start your adventure...
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