If you’re looking for a break within the UK that is full of history, there are many fantastic places to choose from when you book to stay with Days Inn hotels. Whether you want to roam around historic landmarks, learn all you can in a museum, step back in time in a magnificent castle or stand in awe at impressive architecture, the choice is yours. Below are some of the best places to enjoy a historic break with Days Inn hotels.
Chester is one of the best cities in Britain for archaeological and architectural treasures. Once founded as a Roman fort, the city today still shows signs of its historical importance with its beautiful cathedral, famous city walls, quirky Chester Rows and ancient Roman amphitheatre. Take a tour with Roman guides who will teach you all you need to know about the city and its hidden secrets.
Durham really is a stunning city; with several important buildings of Romanesque architecture, the inspiring Durham Cathedral and Castle quarter which is now a World Heritage Site and plenty of important bridges, it is the ideal place for a weekend break. Surrounding the city, there are plenty of other historic castles, houses and halls including Crook Hall and Gardens, Raby Castle and Auckland Castle Deer House, all of which have their own unique stories to tell.
The small medieval town of Tewkesbury has been an important one in history, being the site of the Battle of Tewkesbury in 1471. Every year the town holds a Medieval Festival to mark the event, the largest medieval festival and re-enactment in Europe. In the town you’ll also find impressive sights such as its unique Tudor buildings and the 12th-century Tewkesbury Abbey which has the highest Norman tower in England.
The region of Dumfries and Galloway is steeped in history with ancient castles, old stories and connections and even life changing inventions. Our hotel in Lockerbie sets you up perfectly for exploration of the area and all of its attractions. Stroll around one of the many striking castles, discover why Gretna Green became the wedding capital of the UK and see where the first bicycle was invented by Kirkpatrick Macmillan.