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Mother’s Day ideas in London
If you haven’t planned anything for Mother’s Day yet, then don’t worry as we’ve found plenty of ideas for a short Mother’s Day break to the capital. From flower arranging demonstrations to cupcake making workshops, Mad Hatter’s tea parties and even vintage fashion fairs, you’re sure to find something to suit her in London.
Angry Birds return to nest
A theme park, based on the popular smartphone app Angry Birds, is being planned in Finland.
Stop off at great places along the South West Coast Path
If you’re keen to take in some wonderful seaside destinations during a short break, you may want to think about walking along the South West Coast Path. By following this fantastic trail, you’ll get the chance to stop off at a wealth of fantastic places.
Take short break to China?
Yes, you heard it right, a short break to China. Wendy Wu Tours, in partnership with Etihad Airways has created the ultimate short break to China, which requires just one day off from work.
- Call in at historic Fort Augustus on Scotland boat holidays
- New LEGOLAND resort to open in Windsor
- Pendennis Castle makes for a great day out in Falmouth
- Enjoy a yacht charter in the Isle of Wight on a weekend break
- Europe’s most scenic drives
- Salzkammergut: perfect for a short walking break
- Explore the Po Delta on a boating holiday in Italy
Top tips to remember when planning your ski mini-break
When arranging your ideal ski mini-break for two, it’s easy to get lost in daydreams of time spent on the slopes and curled up by the fire together in gorgeous accommodation. However, it’s essential to make sure you plan thoroughly – read our top tips to learn the essentials.
Explore the Highlands with Caledonian Canal boat hire
If you’re thinking of booking a UK short break by boat, consider a holiday along the Caledonian Canal. The waterway runs through the Scottish Highlands for 60 miles, passing rugged mountains, vast lochs and heather-clad hillsides, all of which offer some great opportunities to get involved in activities.
Best places for horse riding breaks
Activity weekends can make for some of the most perfect short breaks, they enable you to explore the local countryside and get to experience things that other tourists wouldn’t usually get to. Horse riding holidays can make for a truly unique and relaxing break and they are a great way to get to view stunning country scenes. Here is our list of some of the best places for horse riding breaks in Europe
Gastronomic cycling in the UK and Provence
If you have a passion for cycling and discovering new places, you can’t beat a short break trying out some of the top trails in the UK and beyond. To find out what some of the best routes in the UK and the foodie paradise of Provence are, read on.
Coffee with a local in Toulouse
IdealShortBreaks.co.uk travels to the southern French city of Toulouse, to find out the local secrets from resident Mélissa Buttelli.
Top picks for March festivals
Thinking of heading away for a short break this March? Here’s a roundup of some of the best European festivals next month, from burning huge statues and fireworks, to the world famous Irish festival and the cultural highlight of the year in Budapest, March sees some pretty great events taking place.