See and Do
experiences, events, and activities
Stay busy this Saturday and Sunday - here are the best things to do we've found around the UK on a weekend. All endorsed by the Weekend Candy editorial team.
The BEST way to see the city: Liverpool E-Bike Tour
Duration: 3 Hours | Distance: 12 Miles | From £57 The best way to explore the famous maritime city of Liverpool, isn’t on a cramped tour bus, or trying to navigate the ever-changing one-way traffic systems in your car – it’s in the open air on a guided e-bike tour.…
- Albert Dock, Liverpool
Rib Ride Speed Boat Tour: The Ultimate London Adventure
🎓 Award-winning Tour Guides | 🏆 No.1 London Attraction on TripAdvisor | ⚓️ Eleven Rib Ride Tours to Choose From | 50min – 80min rids available Why we love Thames Rockets Speed Boat Tours For anyone and everyone who wants to see some of London’s most iconic sights with a…
- London Bridge Pier, London
Float Away with Chiltern Canal Boat Holidays
Discover the beautiful Chiltern Hills as you peacefully cruise along the south Grand Union Canal with Chiltern Canal Boat Holidays. No experience needed!
- Tring, Hertfordshire
Make a splash! Paddleboarding Camping Adventures on the River Wye
Stand-up paddleboarding expeditions across the UK, from weekend trips with riverside camping to longer explorations of some of Britain’s most beautiful waterways as well as outdoor adventures across the UK including walking tours and navigation weekends.
- Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire
Spa Breaks Wales: The Dylan Coastal Resort Laugharne
It's hard to think of a better spot for a Welsh spa break than the exceptional Dylan Coastal Resort. Magnificent views, infinity pools, luxury lodges. From £179.50pn
- Laugharne, Carmarthenshire
Boringdon Hall Hotel & Spa: An enchanting Devon escape
A five-star luxury hotel, award-winning wellness spa and Michelin recognised restaurant: Boringdon Hall Spa has the whole package!
- Plympton, Devon
Funky Cactus Yoga, Meditation & Healing Retreats in the UK
Nurturing and restoring yoga and meditation healing retreats in the UK. Beautiful locations. All abilities. Plant-based food.
- Various locations in UK
Adventure Calls: Land Rover Defender Camping in Northumberland
Don’t just see Northumberland, be part of it all, with a Land Rover Defender camping experience that puts the wilderness in your heart.
- Morpeth, Northumberland
Sweet Wanderlust: Chocolate-Making Short Breaks West Sussex
A super-sweet weekend break in West Sussex. Chocolate making by day, chill in a beautiful cottage or shepherd's hut at night. Heated swimming pool.Read more
Oh, I Do: Make Your Own Wedding Rings Workshop & Mini-Moon Stay in Devon
Make your own wedding rings with ethical designer, Yumé Jewellery, in a South Devon studio. Glamp nearby in a vintage truck or trailer with Kushti Camping.
- Ashburton, South Devon
The Wild Times: Yoga and Paddleboarding Retreats in the UK
Soul-nourishing SUP and yoga retreats in some of the UK's most beautiful locations including the Lake District, Cornwall, Somerset and the New Forest. All retreats feature a range of rewilding activities such as wild swimming and mountain walking as well as yoga, meditation and paddleboarding.
- Various locations in UK
Archerfield Spa: One of the best spas in the UK
Archerfield Spa in East Lothian could be the fairest of them all! It has 12 treatment rooms and offers world-renowned brands and treatments.
- Dirleton, East Lothian
Literary Dorset: A trip back in time at Thomas Hardy’s Cottage
Get ready for some serious Victorian allure as you discover the birthplace of Dorset’s most famous author and poet, Thomas Hardy.
- Dorchester, Dorset
The Distillery: London's first gin hotel and finest gin experience
There are many quirky London hotels, but this one: The Distillery at 186 Portobello Road, has gin on tap, in the rooms and everywhere you look!
- Portobello Rd, London
Take a stylish splash at the Thames Lido, Reading
Cocooned inside a beautiful red-brick Edwardian building, awaits the fabulous Thames Lido infinity pool, plus spa treatments, friendly tapas bar and stylish Mediterranean restaurant.
- Reading, Berkshire
Exhilarating red stag Exmoor safari for the wild at heart!
Run wild with an adventurous Exmoor safari from Red Stag Safari – spot local wildlife including ponies, deer and birds.
- Exmoor, North Devon
Fall shed over heels for Shed 1 Gin’s tastings and gin experiences
Perfectly positioned on the outskirts of Ulverston in the Lake District, Shed 1 Gin is known for its bold flavours, use of locally sourced ingredients, and unique gin experiences.
- Ulverston, Cumbria
Walk on the wild side with a tour from the Cotswold Forager
Bring the great outdoors into your kitchen with a workshop, tour or multi-day experience from the Cotswold Forager. Walks, workshops & events.
Delicious Bath walking food tours that'll make your mouth water!
Food tours in Bath. Passionate, local food guides. The best independent tea-houses, expert cheesemongers, award-winning bakeries. 3hr tours. From £40pp.
- Bath, UK
Hen party life drawing for a fabulously classy kinda do
Hens, grab your pens and steady your easel. There's a handsome (nude) male model waiting who's not going to draw himself!
- Nationwide, UK
Bespoke hen party dance classes for the ultimate Saturday Night Fever
Simple, fun hen party dance classes - in a venue and location to suit you. Nationwide. Choose your theme, learn the moves! From £25pp.
- Nationwide, UK
Cheeky and fabulous: hen party afternoon 'tease'
2-hour hen party afternoon tea with a very cheeky twist: buff butlers wearing nothing but an apron and bow tie. Fully mobile. Nationwide. From £35pp.
- Nationwide, UK
The cocktail making hen party that comes to you, at home or away
Groups of 12 and over only Hold on to your feathers, hens. Because you’re about to enjoy 90-minutes of pure mixology brilliance, whether you’re at home to celebrate the bride-to-be or staying somewhere special in the UK. With a handsome cocktail expert by your side (yes, you can request a…
- Nationwide, UK
The Hideaway - Quirky Camping Near York, North Yorkshire
For peaceful and remote off-grid camping near York head to the wonderful Baxby Manor. Complete with unique Hobbit Houses, quirky Eco Pods and tent and campervan pitches. From just £120pn.
- York, North Yorkshire
Make Your Own Fabulous Gin in the Welsh Countryside with Silver Circle Distillery
Viva Welsh gin! Nestled in the Wye Valley, the Silver Circle Distillery is a family-run affair with an incredible gin-making experience that's sure to steal any gin lover’s heart.
- Monmouthshire, Wales
Dreamy and Award-Winning High Tea at the Angel Hotel, Abergavenny
The Angel Hotel in the quaint market town of Abergavenny is one of only 9 hotels in the UK to receive the prestigious ‘Award of Excellence’ from the UK Tea Guild. Aka: the Oscar of the tea world!
- Abergavenny, UK
Time To Take A Guided Walk Through the Beautiful Halnaker Tree Tunnel
Join Kathryn on a leisurely two and a half hour guided walk through the Sussex countryside and the beautiful Halnaker Tree Tunnel, crossing into the South Downs National Park and ending at the iconic Halnaker Windmill.
- West Sussex, UK
Ain't this Swell: Yoga, Surf and Gorgeous Food Weekends in North Devon
Make the beautiful North Devon coast yours for the weekend with these fabulous yoga, surf and cooking weekends.
- Braunton, North Devon
Awfully British murder mystery weekends for those who love to sleuth
If you like your murder mystery weekends with a wicked sense of humour and a bloody good plot, then Tall Tales Mysteries have a murder for you.
- Co. Durham, UK
Blissful Sea View Yoga in Lyme Regis
Maitri Yoga in Lyme Regis comes with beautiful views of the Jurassic Coast and a warm, caring instructor who'll help soothe your soul.
- Lyme Regis, Dorset
Hit the open road with Chiltern Trike Tours for a gin and beer adventure!
See the best of the Chilterns and sample the local beer and gin, thanks to the brilliant and brightly-coloured Chiltern Trike Tours.
- Aylesbury, UK
These Breadmaking Classes Transform you into a Master Baker in your Own Home
Raise your sourdough game and power up your pizza making with these fabulous breadmaking classes delivered either in-person in the Cotswolds or online, wherever you are in the UK!
- Cotswolds, UK
This Southwold Beach Hut is a Homage to the Great British Seaside Break
For a Southwold beach break only one Southwold beach hut cuts the mustard: Jabba The Hut. Full of cheeky seaside charm, Jabba is cosy and quirky and steps away from the sand.
- Southwold, UK
This London Silent Disco Tour is the BEST Way to See the City
Join the utterly fabulous Boogie Shoes Silent Disco London Walking Tour as they get you dance-walking around London's open places and spaces. From £20pp.
- London, UK
Quirky Black Cab Tour of London: Harry Potter, Bridgerton, and More!
No-one knows London like a London Cabby! So climb aboard a London black taxi for a completely unique, quirky and unforgettable tour of the city.
- London, UK
Stunning Beach Huts in Essex For Weekends With a Sea Breeze
Stylish, chic, contemporary, here are two of the coolest beach huts to hire in Essex - from only £60 per day!
- Essex Coast
Escape a Martian Invasion in London
Ground-breaking tech, live theatre and sensory stimulation come together in this incredible layered reality experience retelling the story of War of the Worlds.
- Aldgate, London
See Rare Crocodiles in Oxfordshire
Crocodiles of the World is an extraordinary place where you can come face-to-face with some of the world’s most feared predators, including critically-endangered Siamese crocodiles!
- Brize Norton
Sleep like Rapunzel in Peter's Tower Devon
Peter's Tower is a late 18th-century memorial building that deliberately echos of Venice's St Mark's Campanile - it's a quirky place to stay for 2.
- Lympstone, East Devon
A Soulful Bristol Retreat for Creatives
The Curious Cabinet Guesthouse is a city retreat brimming with artistic flair and vintage character, perfect for creative souls.Read more
Comfort food and cake: fabulous cookery classes in a beautiful Cotswolds' home
Spend a day creating delicious food in a beautiful Cotswolds' home, bonding with friends over a mixing bowl.
- Cirencester, UK
The Tea Ceremony That Helps Restore Calm
Enjoy and experience an ancient ritual practice, the traditional Chinese tea ceremony at this special tea house in Cheltenham.
Enjoy the Thrills of a Live Auctioneers
Come along and enjoy the buzz and thrill of a live auction - whether you buy something or not!
- Abingdon, UK
Enter second-hand book heaven at Barter Books, Alnwick
Barter Books is probably the UK's finest second-hand book shop, set inside an old Victorian railway station.
- Alnwick, Northumberland
Detox with the Celebrities at this Incredible Northampton Spa
Set in a beautiful converted stone farmhouse, Homefield Grange is a Northampton spa unlike most. Here amazing transformations happen.
- Northampton, UK
Arty weekend? Get creative at the New Brewery Arts Centre, Cirencester
Showcasing the best of British craft and creativity with a gallery, craft centre, artists' studios - plus fabulous creative workshops.
- Cirencester, UK
Paddle boarding in the Beautiful Wye Valley
Stand up paddle boarding, gorge scrambling, rock climbing, guided canoe and kayak river trips - if you're looking for high-octane outdoor adventure, you've found it!
- Monmouth, UK
Reconnect with You in the Dorset Countryside
Award-winning day and weekend residential stillness retreats in the beautiful Dorset countryside.
- Blandford, UK
Mary Anning's Former Home is Fossil Heaven
Packed with interesting and quirky geological displays, rich collections of fossils and exhibits, along with many fascinating stories!
- Lyme Regis, UK