UK Breaks


Stay Here: Quiet Site, Ullswater, Lake District

This award-winning, carbon-neutral holiday park is set amongst the stunning fells that overlook Ullswater


Stay Here: King’s Arms, Hampton Court

A revamped historic pad on the edge of Bushy Park serves top food and is moments from the Thames


Stay Here: Stow Away eco-friendly apart-hotel, Waterloo

We roadtest the hotel made of repurposed shipping containers on one of SE1’s most genuine neighbourhood streets. Plus a local guide


A Beginner’s Guide to… Ambleside, Lake District

Sure, it’s overrun with tourists but there’s a reason why the famous resort is such a honeypot, says Stephen Emms


Stay Here: Black Bull Inn, Sedbergh

This acclaimed restaurant-with-rooms between the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District makes the cosiest hideaway


A Beginner’s Guide to… Diss, Norfolk

This underrated south Norfolk town is well connected by train – and waiting to be discovered, says Stephen Emms


Kent Coast: the Guardian’s best off-the-beaten-track pub gardens

Weekendr editor Stephen Emms wrote a guide to the best Kent Coast boozers away from the tourist trails


Stay Here: Space2Stay, Folkestone

For a unique break on the Kent Coast, try this Scandi-style wood cabin in the heart of the Creative Quarter


A pilgrimage to St Helier’s hermitage, Jersey

The gory tale of St Helier: an extract from Britain’s Pilgrim Places, Nick Mayhew-Smith’s new book of epic walks