Use These Long Weekends in 2020 to Take a Trip Around the UK

Whether you are a solo traveler or looking forward to romantic weekend breaks, the UK offers an array of beautiful destinations ideal for long weekend getaways. So, this year plan a trip around the UK and explore everything that it offers on your long weekend trips.

To help you plan a perfect weekend getaway, here is our list of the best weekend breaks that you can use to create memories for a lifetime.

When to go – Long Weekend Holiday Calendar 2020

  • April 10, Friday (Good Friday)
  • April 11, Saturday
  • April 12, Sunday (Easter)

This weekend is perfect for Easter getaways with your family anywhere in the UK. The woodlands are carpeted with camellias, daffodils, and magnolias around this time. You can head to the West Dean Gardens in Chichester to take a walk along a traditional Easter trail and witness beauty all around you while kids hunt for Easter eggs, making this the best Easter weekend away.

  • May 8, Friday (Early May Bank Holiday)
  • May 9, Saturday
  • May 10, Sunday

May is a perfect time to plan the best city breaks with kids. Plan weekend breaks with kids and head to Bath to make everlasting memories with your kids. You can plan a romantic weekend getaway with your beloved in the beautiful chalet in rural Nottinghamshire.

  • May 23, Saturday
  • May 24, Sunday
  • May 25, Monday (Spring Bank Holiday)

If you missed the first weekend, you have got another chance to plan a weekend getaway before you go back to the daily grind. This extended weekend becomes extra important as there are no long weekends in June. So, check out weekend getaway deals at and don’t let this weekend go to waste.

  • July 11, Saturday
  • July 12, Sunday
  • July 13, Monday (Battle of the Boyne Holiday)

Battle of the Boyne is a holiday in Northern Ireland when marches and walks are held in many towns. Plan a cheap getaway to any of your favorite destinations to unwind during this long weekend.

  • August 1, Saturday
  • August 2, Sunday
  • August 3, Monday (Summer Bank Holiday)

The summer bank holiday in the UK marks the end of summer. Go on mini trips with your family or a romantic getaway with your partner. You can head to London to witness the multi-cultural celebration in the Notting Hill Carnival.

  • August 29, Saturday
  • August 30, Sunday
  • August 31, Monday ((Summer Bank Holiday)

There are lots of places to visit in and around the UK on a long weekend. All you need to do is visit to check out deals for cheap bank holiday breaks.

  • November 28, Saturday
  • November 29, Sunday
  • November 30, Monday (St. Andrew’s Day)

Enjoy this Scottish holiday by heading to Glasgow, which hosts an extraordinary torchlight procession through the city’s West End on St. Andrew’s Day. You can also turn this weekend into a couples’ getaway by taking your partner along.

  • December 25, Friday (Christmas)
  • December 26, Saturday
  • December 27, Sunday
  • December 28, Monday (Boxing Day)

December is a perfect time for winter weekend getaways and there is no better place to be than the UK. Winter weekend breaks are the best way to celebrate the holiday season with your family. Whether you choose to stay in the city or decide to head to a quiet place, make sure to spend the last week of 2020 making incredible memories.

Where to go

1. Lake District

With its rugged green hills, glacial ribbon lakes and pretty villages, Lake District’s beauty is hard to beat. Lake District is also known for its literary associations with William Wordsworth and other Lake Poets. Plan a long weekend getaway to the Lake District to escape the urban chaos and explore the beauty of the place.

Location- County of Cumbria, England

Closest Airports- Manchester Airport, Glasgow International Airport

2. Durham

Looking for a beautiful and fun place to go for a weekend away around the UK? Head to the old city of Durham, which is not only stunning but also a fun place to explore. It can be a perfect place for romantic weekend breaks, especially if you are a lover of history and medieval architecture. Durham is also home to some stunning cathedrals and impressive edifices. The winding streets of Durham lined with cafés, boutique shops, galleries, and restaurants will tempt you to stop and linger.

Location- North East England

Airports- Teesside International Airport

3. Glasgow

Famed for its art nouveau and Victorian architecture, Glasgow is the national cultural hub. From trendy bars and restaurants to the stunning contemporary architecture along the River Clyde, Glasgow is one of the best places for spending your long weekend getaways. Head to Glasgow and immerse yourself in its culture, art, museums, history and delectable food.

Location- Scotland

Airports- Glasgow International Airport

How to go

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