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January Short Break Ideas

January Short Break Ideas

With a new year comes a new you and a whole host of exciting, new possibilities. So, why not start off 2022 in style with a weekend away this January? The UK is a winter wonderland personified, playing host to 15 glorious National Parks, countless scintillating cities and fabulously quirky locations.

Whether you’re looking to relax in the beautiful Great British countryside, live it up in the city or frequent a destination with a difference, we’ve got you covered with our handpicked list of the very best January short break ideas.

January Countryside Escapes

Fancy retreating to a rural haven this January? We don’t blame you! From roaring open fires in cosy pubs to crisp wintry walks along cobbled streets lined with glittering, frost-covered trees, a January countryside escape is a wonderful way to make the most of the chilly winter months.

Treat yourself and a loved one to a weekend away with one of our stunning rural short break experiences. Explore the natural beauty of Windermere in the Lake District, soak up the verdant views of Devon’s Jurassic Coast, or wrap up warm for a brisk stroll along the breathtaking golden sands of Cornwall. Sounds pretty dreamy, doesn’t it?

Here’s our pick of the best winter getaways in the countryside to enjoy this January.

January City Breaks

Do your New Year’s resolutions all revolve around embracing new things and being a little spontaneous? If so, look no further than an exciting city break this January! The UK is home to a magnificent multitude of urban wonderlands, all bursting with bags of culture, tasty treats, luxurious hotels and much, much more.

Choose a delightful destination from our selection of stylish city breaks and prepare for a weekend of cosmopolitan thrills. Catch an award-winning show in London’s West End, enjoy a dram or five of Scotland’s finest whiskies in Edinburgh or marvel at the magic of the Shambles in York.

With a range of sensational locations across the UK, we’ve got a city break for every type of urbanite! Check out a few of our favourites below.

Unusual Breaks to Take in January

Do you have a bucket list as long as your left arm that’s been hindered by cancelled plans and travel bans over the last couple of years? It’s about time we did something about that! Shake up the norm this new year and do things a little differently with a memorable and unique UK holiday.

From immersive murder mystery stays with dinner to family holidays in quirky cabins beneath the stars and grandiose getaways in colossal castles, our range of unusual breaks to take in January are sure to delight even the most eccentric of tastes!

Discover our curated selection of unusual escapes below.

In search of more January short break ideas? Still deliberating over where to go for a weekend away in January? Don’t fret! We’ve got tonnes more UK holiday inspo for you. From unusual escapes to chic countryside retreats and luxurious city stays, browse our complete selection of UK short breaks to find the perfect wintry destination of your dreams.

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