Short for time but wanna go somewhere new? We feel ya. These are the British city breaks to put on your visit list.
The big smoke is popular for a reason. There’s SO much to do. From galleries to gardens and shopping to landmarks – pack some comfy shoes because you’ll be doing allll the walking, even if you take the tube. Book in for brunch at Bourne & Hollingsworth Building, grab a drink overlooking St Pauls at Madison Bar and browse art at The Tate. After a view? Book free entry at Europe’s tallest garden – The Sky Garden and have a cocktail or three at Duck and Waffle whilst the sun goes down for a killer view.
Pretty buildings are hidden down quaint streets and this city is steeped with history. Book yourself onto a ghost walk and a cute B&B and don’t forget to pay a visit to the city’s famous Bettys Tea Room for their incredible afternoon tea.
Home to one of the country’s most famous universities, Cambridge is picture perfect. Spend your days in awe of the architecture, go punting, and if weather permits, pack a picnic and laze by the river.
A gem of the North, Liverpool is known for having friendly locals. There’s a few galleries to get stuck into and if you’re blessed with good weather, head out to Sefton Park. The city’s got great shopping and lots of things to do. For venues with a view, check out Matou and Oh Me Oh My.
Home to boohooHQ and two of the world’s biggest football clubs, we had to include Manchester. If you’re into your views, book in at 20 Stories – it’s the city’s highest restaurant and the food is delish. Bottomless brunch at The Refinery is a must, as is drinks in The Refuge’s Winter Garden. Check out the quirky shops of the NQ, grab a cake at Home Sweet Home and if you’re into your activities – play ping pong at Twenty Twenty Two or golf at Junkyard Golf on First Street.