Is there a better English destination for a weekend break?
Go and loaf about with the students for a weekend.
Salisbury & Stonehenge
Sticks, stones and undulating pastures in and around Wiltshire's unassuming county town.
Perhaps the most handsome city in the Union, there's no better weekend escape.
Southeast England's most historic small town, with a host of great attractions.
Not the hip enclave it once was, but Notting Hill's vibrancy lives on.
Islington bustles day and night with shoppers, diners and culture vultures.
Bethnal Green & Spitalfields
Hugely historic, yet with an edgy youth culture and some great music venues and clubs
Hampstead is literally cool: high above the rest of London and with a cut-off feel locals love.
Kids – and tourists – adore Covent Garden, with its elegant piazza, living statues and buskers.
Isles of Scilly
Part of Britain, yet so different. On a warm day, you could be in the Caribbean.
The Yorkshire Dales
The north of England's go-to destination for a weekend away in the country
A fabulous choice of day-trip destinations and holiday hotspots.
Isle of Wight
Truly a world apart from the mainland, as increasing numbers of people are discovering.
White-sand beaches, craggy cliffs and foodie gems.
A great little town, and close to the best that south Cornwall has to offer.
South Devon's masterpiece: rural village charm and coastal excellence.
Croyde & North Devon
Beaches to die for, and any number of cool places to eat, drink and be merry.
Bournemouth & Poole
More trendy than you might think, and the beaches are great.
Small fishing port, massive location – known for great seafood and an epic nearby coastline.
Barry Vale of Glamorgan CF62
Once a thriving seaside resort with a beloved Pleasure Park at the centre of it all.
The Magnum Bar and Restaurant
1 Albany St Edinburgh EH1 3PY
Under the radar oasis of fine food and wine right in the city centre.
17 Frith St Soho London W1D 4RG
Much more than just its signature dish, and worth visiting for just that.
70 Charlotte St Fitzrovia London W1T4QG
Champagne and hot dogs – who would have thought it?
397–400 Geffrye St Hoxton London E2 8HZ
Trad English with a gourmet twist.
Fab little country pub
The Crooked Billet, Thames Valley and the ChilternsJust got back from a great lunch at the Crooked Billet. Tiny little pub tucked away down tiny little Oxfordshire lanes; all low ceilings, roaring f...
Oh Yes indeed!
Five Leaves Bookshop, NottinghamshireCan't wait to get over there - life gets in the way a bit, but I'll be there to buy my Christmas books! see you in December.
Great Italian food in a lovely spot
Caffe CaldesiEnjoyed a lovely, relaxed meal here; really cosy and friendly. My pea soup starter was forgettable but the main of pappardelle with venison ragu wa...
The Churchill Arms, Kensington & ChelseaGerry, the manager who has run this pub for donkey's years is the absolute star attraction and is the reason this place is so popular. "would you l...
Cley Windmill, North Norfolk CoastThis is one of the most imaginative places to spend a weekend break. But it is incredibly popular for its location and originality. So if you want ...
Arthog Nr Dolgellau Gwynedd LL39 1BQ
Whatever tent structure or pitch you choose, this campsite is an unmissable experience.
230 Oving Road Chichester West Sussex PO19 7EJ
Lovely boutique B&B with a personal touch
The Warren St Ives TR26 2EA
Passionate about good food, and the environment, Blas has set a new precedent for burger bars.
10 Norwich Rd Wroxham Norfolk NR12 8RX
Guided canoe trails and much more throughout the Broads.
Valley Road Corfe Castle Isle of Purbeck Dorset BH20 5HT
A charming throwback to the camping of yesteryear.