Brilliant, original things to do in the UK
Short breaks in the UK are about so much more than just a decent place to rest your head! To make your weekend getaway truly memorable, you need brilliant activities and attractions to fill your time. And we have you covered. Hand-picked, original experiences in the UK for a serious dopamine hit. From must-visit restaurants, cafes and pubs to quirky and unusual adventures. Dive in.
Eat & Gulp
Gin ExperiencesView all
Bone Idyll Gin: Super-Sexy Gin Experience London (for Adventurous Spirits)
A kick-ass gin experience London! Make a bespoke 700ml bottle of gin, includes welcome drink, 3 Bone Idyll gin tasters and cocktail. Great for hen weekends!
- Kingston-Upon-Thames, Great London
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
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
Cooking ExperiencesView all
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
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
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
Chill Your Boots
Yoga RetreatsView all
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
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
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
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
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
What a laugh
Water FunView all
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
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
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
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