New Places, New Hotels, New Adventures

What’s not to love about a weekend getaway? Often a break from the 9-5, staying in a hotel and either sightseeing, visiting friends or spending time with a loved one is the perfect escape. Whenever we think of a UK getaway we tend to focus on visiting the key Cities: London, Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham, but who says we need to spend our weekends amongst the hustle and bustle of a city?

There are numerous places in the UK that get forgotten, but you’d be surprised how much there is to see and do in each. Already bailed on your Near Year’s resolutions? Why not make a new one and promise to embrace change and start exploring the UK?

Explore the history

iStock_000003167103Small (1)With our Travelodge Peterborough Central Hotel set close by to the Cathedral City, Peterborough is definitely one to add to your travel check list. Once you’ve explored the beautiful surroundings you can catch the Peterborough Pirates Ice Hockey team or perhaps enjoy a delicious meal whilst watching the Grey Hound racing. There is plenty to do and see in Peterborough around the Cathedral, including numerous shops in the centre do indulge in a little retail therapy.

Shop till you drop

A weekend away with the girls wouldn’t be complete without a spot of shopping. Bicester Village is a shopping haven filled with discounted designer boutiques and stores. It’s a great place to go to add to your ever-expanding wardrobe. While you’re in the area you could also pay a visit to the iconic Silverstone race track and the stunning grounds of Blenheim Palace. Fancy taking on a fitness challenge for the New Year? Blenheim Palace have their annual triathlon race in June this year.

Outdoors Adventure

If you work in a built up city the last thing you want is to go somewhere similar during your time away. For anyone looking for adventure why not stay at our Travelodge Llanelli Central Hotel? Situated on the beautiful West Coast of Wales this hotel is 8 miles away from the Llanelli Westland Centre where you can explore the countryside and even have a go at canoeing along the stunning lakes. If you love the outdoors but don’t fancy anything too strenuous, why not have a go playing Golf at the Machynys Peninsula Golf and Country Club. It’s not just a game for your Dad! The possibilities of adventure on the West Coast of Wales are endless; the question is what to choose.

Sometimes visiting a place that is completely different to your normal daily routine can be the best thing you’ve done. You can discover so much just by taking a leap out of your comfort zone and you might find that there is lots to see and do in numerous places across the UK. Why not discover where else you could visit to make 2014 your year of UK travel adventures?

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Annie Bean

Annie Bean

Annie Bean is a respected fashion blogger. She has a background in music, fitness and, of course, fashion. She is a self-confessed geek who loves sewing, drinking tea, cooking, drawing, playing piano and pampering herself. Follow her on Twitter @missanniebean View all posts by