For many, having a holiday during the winter is an amazing way to relax and unwind before the festive period. But with a number of locations to choose from within the UK all offering something truly unique to tourists, it can be difficult to pick the perfect one. With this in mind, we have compiled a list of our top 5 locations below, to get you started.

The Lake District

Finding the perfect winter break can be challenging, especially when the weather takes a turn for the worst, but with a number of hotels and indoor activities to enjoy in the Lake District, you can enjoy the rolling hills and amazing scenery throughout the course of your trip. In addition to this, there are a number of the best spas breaks UK has to offer from Spa & Hotel Breaks as well as other providers, allowing you to relax and unwind in a warm hot tub completely stress-free.


In addition to a trip to the lake district, there are other areas of the UK such as Hampshire that provide an amazing array of activities for you and the family when visiting Hampshire. With a number of beaches, hikes sailing activities and even Highclere Castle used to film Downton Abbey, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you are looking for a spa to relax and unwind or you are looking to enjoy nature with a hiking trail in the countryside on a cool winters morning, you can enjoy the perfect break regardless of who you are travelling with.


Bath is another location that is home to a number of tourists all year round, but with amazing Christmas markets, years of history and some amazingcity escape. For those that also love a night out on the town, there are a number of night clubs and pubs to enjoy as well as the Jane Austin Centre and a number of other museums, allowing you to escape the harsh winter weather and explore the years of history and culture that can be found all over the city.


Whether you are looking to head to Beach or visit Hastings or Bodiam to architecture, this is the perfect location for those looking for a relaxing  learn more about the history in this area of the UK, there are a number of locations in Sussex that are well worth visiting regardless of who you are travelling with. In addition to the history, there are also a number of hotels, spas and children’s play areas in Sussex that allow you to enjoy a winter escape regardless of what the weather is like outside. This is great, particularly for those that are travelling with a small family as young children can become restless quickly. 


The final location that is worth visiting is Yorkshire, with a number of museums, hiking trails and zoos, you can get back to nature and enjoy the very best that Yorkshire has to offer without spending a small fortune. However, if the weather should take a turn for the worst during your travels to Yorkshire in the winter that are a number of museums and distilleries for you to explore that will provide you with the entertainment that you need whilst being sheltered from the elements, making this the perfect rainy day activity for you and the rest of the family.

Whether you are looking for the perfect city escape or a spa for you to enjoy with the rest of your family, we are sure that one of the locations on this list will provide you with exactly that. Safe Travels!