Whilst getting away for a fortnight in the sun each year may seem like a dream holiday, it isn’t always easy to schedule two weeks off from work, especially if your group of friends, husband or wife also need to get time off work on the same dates. There are times when a mini-break can seem even better than a long holiday, and there are many fantastic deals to be had for weekend breaks, particularly in Europe. Rather than spending your yearly holiday budget on one long holiday, why not spread the cost throughout the year by taking two or three short breaks a year?
Short breaks in the UK
Holidays within the UK have recently increased in popularity, and beautiful York is one of the best weekend break locations that you can choose. The historic city has an abundance of attractions such as The Castle Museum, the Jorvik Viking Centre and York Minster. In addition, ghost walks take place on a Saturday night (and daily in school holidays) that allow you to explore the centre of the city whilst being treated to some spooky stories. York is the perfect city for a weekend break as it is compact enough to explore on foot and most attractions are within easy walking distance of each other. Continue reading “Why Mini-Breaks are better than Holidays”