The best places to visit in the UK for a weekend getaway

best places to visit in the UK

In summer’s heat, sometimes you want a break from hectic and tired life. instead of sleeping all weekend, visit these best places to make some memories and release your stress this weekend. So in this blog, you’re going to see some fantastic places to visit in the UK for a memorable and fantastic weekend.

4 amazing places for a weekend trip:

Are you ready to release the stress this weekend? So grab your comfy shoes and get ready to visit these four amazing places.

1) The Gower Peninsula

This is one of the great spots to visit on the weekend. God has blessed the Gower. It is found on the southwest coast. Gower is close to Swansea. It is famous for its beaches.

What to do:

 soak up the vibes. Start your journey from a beach like Pebbly Pwll Du.which is only accessible by foot. Then explore Pennard Castle and also the Three Cliffs Bay. Do hiking there because Gower is fully covered by the Wales Coast Path.

Best Meal:

The beach house should be your priority if you want stunning seafood. It offers innovative cooking and emphasizes flavors. There are some other cafes as well like Surfside Cafe, the Lookout, and many more.


If you want some adventure then try surfing in Gower. Check out Caswel, Rhossilil, and Oxwich to add some adventure to the trip.

Gower Peninsula

2) The Yorkshire Dales:

The Yorkshire Dales are famous for their amazing scenery, extraordinary beauty, and for their rich cultural heritage. It is the most renowned national park in the UK.

What to do:

Roam around the vast Bolton Abbey Estate and get amazed by the natural amphitheater of Malham Cove. Must visit the Wensleydale Creamery. It is a broad open valley and is famous for its cheese and historic villages.

Best Meal:

Must visit the black bull which is on the Sedbergh historic high streets. It has fantastic kitchens, restaurants, shops, and a tea room. Black Bull is also an inn, So if you want some finest food then kill a bird with a stone and enjoy the meal.


If you want some adventure then do canyoning and gorge walking. Discover massive rock chutes, waterfalls, high jumps, and canyoning adventures in the Western Yorkshire Dales. Try these and inject fun into life.

Yorkshire Dales

  •  The Cotswolds:

The Cotswolds are found in central-southwest England. The Cotswolds are famous for their English countryside of rolling green hills, woodland, villages, stone walls, and charming little towns. Many buildings are made from sandy Cotswold Stone. Which makes it so eye-catchy.

What to do:

Visit Cirencester and plan a wonderful stay at a Barnsley house that includes private cinema and spa. If you are in the mood to learn something exciting, then visit the Cotswold clay club to get lessons regarding clay pigeon shooting. Be sure to visit Arlington Row. it is the prettiest village in England.

Don’t forget to Stroll around Abbey House Gardens. This garden is a must-see when visiting Malmesbury, a town with Iron Age roots. Want to do some antique shopping then go to Stow-on-the-wold

Best meal:

Visit the Michelin-star restaurant and must check out their deli which sells delicious pastries, baked bread, cake, and cheese.

The best restaurants in the Cotswolds to have some lunch are Lumiere, Cheltenham, The Coconut Tree, Wild Garlic, etc. So this is one of the great places to visit in the UK.

The Cotswolds

3) Durham:

Durham is one of the most visited places. It is located in northeast England. this is a must-visit place on a weekend break. In the old city center, there are 600 buildings

What to do:

Must visit ancient architecture, such as the historic town Hall. it is the most prestigious building. The great in-town hotels are Durham Marriott Hotel Royal Country. This hotel shows amazing river views and the Radisson Blu Hotel Durham provides quality service and stays with great holiday deals.

Best meal:

If you are tired of exploring things in Durham then visit these restaurants to refill your energy such as Akarsu Turkish Restaurant & Grill, Nanasteak, shaheens, Juju Durham, and garden house inn.


Wrap up:

These are the best places to visit in the UK to make your weekend special and memorable. The weekend is a time to relax after a hard working week. So don’t waste it on sleeping, try to make some amazing memories, do adventures, have amazing meals, and check out these amazing places. They all are so unique and eye catchy. So what are you waiting for? Book a ride, Grab your bag and comfy shoes, and enjoy your weekend.