If you’re looking for a last minute weekend getaway or want to plan your October half term break, have you considered taking your holiday in the UK? There are plenty of fantastic cities and charming towns to visit, and as our Days Inn hotels have 15 superb locations, you can stay for a long weekend break and expect great value for money as well as a friendly and comfortable stay.
Here’s our pick of the best places to take a weekend break this September:
The Maritime city of Southampton is a great place to visit for a weekend break. Its impressive culture and history can be seen all over the city in its many open spaces, museums, music venues and art galleries, and a trip to its famous port is a must if you wish to see huge cruise liners. As well as all this, it is within close proximity of the popular seaside resorts of Bournemouth and Portsmouth.
What’s on in September – The PSP Southampton Boat Show runs from the 14th – 23rd September and is the biggest on water celebration in the boating calendar.
Chester is one of the UK’s most complete historic cities and extremely popular for family weekend breaks. Not only does it offer a top-class shopping and entertainment scene, it boasts many important historic sites including the famous Chester Rows, the City Walls and Chester Cathedra, and is also the home to one of the world’s most famous zoos, Chester Zoo
What’s on in September – Nantwich Food and Drink Festival held from the 14th – 19th September and the Cheshire Food Festival held from the 29th – 30th September are not to be missed!
The market town of Kendal, otherwise known as the ‘gateway to the lakes’ is the perfect place from which to base a trip to the Lake District National Park. A place full of character and charm, Kendal boasts many restaurants, shops and cafes, and has a number of open spaces, museums, and arts facilities. For those wanting to explore the great outdoors, its position to the south of the Lake District means you are never far from a relaxing or strenuous walk!
What’s on in September – The 78th Annual Flower Show will take place on Tuesday 11th September at Kendal Parish Hall. Expect flowers, fruit and vegetables, art, home produce, wine and children's classes.
Somerset’s county town is the ideal place to visit if you’re looking to explore the beautiful county of Somerset. In the town itself you’ll find many shops, restaurants and attractions include the Museum of Somerset, Vivary Park, Taunton Racecourse, and the Somerset County Cricket Ground. The seaside resorts of Minehead, Burnham-on-Sea and Weston-super-Mare are also within easy reach of Taunton.
What’s on in September - Taunton Literary Festival takes place from the 22nd – 30th September, a huge celebration of the written word. Which location do you want to visit? Book your stay now with Days Inn.