Short Break (45 community guides)

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#1/45
Rating:
4.57143
(14 comments)
Destination: Dalmally, Taynuilt
Trip type: Activity, Short Break
Enjoy the solitude of Loch Awe's single track road, stand in the spot where Scotland's first king was inaugurated and stay in a gourmet Bed and Breakfast with views of ancient standing stones... read more »
#2/45
Rating:
5
(5 comments)
Take a short ferry ride to the island of Lismore, off the west coast of Scotland, to experience a place of great beauty, unique charm, and total relaxation... read more »
#3/45
Rating:
4.833335
(8 comments)
Enjoy a more leisurely cycle and appreciate seascapes, heritage and history rather than making a mad dash to reach Britain's northernmost point ... read more »
#4/45
Rating:
4.666665
(4 comments)
The Peak District is one of England's rural highlights. By staying in Buxton, you can enjoy the best of town and country and discover some amazing food and drink on the doorstep of the great outdoors... read more »
#5/45
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Ptuj, Ljutomer
Trip type: Activity, Short Break
Eastern Slovenia is strangely ignored by many, so be one of the few to enjoy the charms of the country's oldest town and take a bike trip on the gorgeous wine road... read more »
#6/45
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Cornwall
Trip type: Adventure, Beach, Eco
Cornwall is taking the lead when it comes to being green. Eco-friendly hotels and restaurants serve walkers, surfers, cyclists and those visitng the superb beaches and cultural offerings... read more »
#7/45
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Siem Reap
Trip type: Cultural, Eco
Cambodia's famous Angkor temples are under pressure from mass tourism - but with a little care it's possible to enjoy them in a positive fashion... read more »
#8/45
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Siena
The ancient city of Siena has spectacular culture, wonderful food and a quiet contentment - all of which make it an absorbing but relaxing getaway... read more »
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Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Hampshire, West Sussex
Trip type: Activity, Short Break
Get active, be kind to the environment and see some stunning scenery - check out these suggestions for some great routes to explore by bike on the Hampshire/West Sussex borders... read more »
#10/45
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
One of the UK's best-kept secrets, Lancashire’s Forest of Bowland has glorious countryside, fantastic fishing and birdwatching, plus fine food and wine - and no crowds... read more »
#11/45
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Somerset
South Somerset's easy cycling in perfect English countryside makes for a lovely circular tour, with great scenery, great B&Bs and great pubs... read more »
#12/45
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
Spend a couple of days in California’s lesser-known wine region of Sonoma, a perfect short break from San Francisco for foodies and wine lovers... read more »
#13/45
Rating:
4.5
(4 comments)
The most romantic break of my life started with candlelit tapas and poolside sangria in Seville and ended in Extremadura, in a hotel so heart-breakingly beautiful we could barely step outside ... read more »
#14/45
Rating:
4.25
(4 comments)
Destination: Guernsey
Golden beaches, rolling hills, heavenly seafood - Guernsey has everything you could want from a far-flung island getaway. But this little slice of paradise is less than an hour's flight from the UK...... read more »
#15/45
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Rating:
4
(1 comment)
It may only be small, but the Isle of Man has a huge heart and plenty to offer a visitor... read more »
#16/45
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
By: Jo Page
Destination: Ile de Re
Trip type: Beach, Eco, Family
Dune-backed beaches, chic shops, cycle paths and perhaps a glimpse of Johnny Depp... the Ile de Ré is one of France’s most alluring holiday islands - but pick your base carefully in high season... read more »
#17/45
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Paris
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Paris’s 16th arrondissement is chic, comfortable and smart. But it offers much more than just poodles and perma-tans. There’s fine architecture, wonderful museums and affordable bistros too... read more »
#18/45
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Gloucestershire's Forest of Dean is one of the UK's lesser-known but most beautiful forests. With oak woodland full of walking routes, cycle tracks and waterways, it makes for a great activity break... read more »
#19/45
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Eindhoven
The Dutch city of Eindhoven has a wealth of art museums, design houses and buildings to explore on a weekend break... read more »
#20/45
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Delft
A typical Dutch city, Delft is full of historical charm, pretty canals, medieval churches and lively café culture - and as an ex-resident, I know just the right places to go when you're there... read more »
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