UK Easter Breaks 2014

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The UK includes a number of destinations where you can enjoy Easter breaks including breaks to the countryside, city breaks, rural retreats and scenic destinations. Spring time in the UK offers a good opportunity to enjoy a holiday with longer days, more daylight and warmer weather; there are a range of options available. The Easter holidays are a popular time for individuals and families to enjoy an Easter break in the UK, making it one of the busiest holiday times of the year. In 2014 the Easter bank holidays are on Friday 18th April (Good Friday) and Monday 21st April (Easter Monday), after the trials and tribulations of a long winter, have an Easter to remember this year & check out the great deals and offers below.

UK Easter Offers

UK Easter Breaks
London Easter Offers
Hotel Breaks with Dinner
Attraction Breaks
Theatre Breaks
Tips & Other Considerations

UK Easter Breaks

For a full range of great value Easter Offers & Late Deals in the UK see Easter Breaks & Offers for more information.

London Easter Offers

Easter is a great time to visit London, the historic capital always has plenty to see and do. London is a city is packed full of history, sights and attractions offering something for everyone.

There are London breaks for:
• West End Theatre – choose from a range of famous West End shows.
• London Attractions – including London Eye, Thames River Cruises, City Bus Tours, Kensington Palace, Kew Gardens and much more.
• London Hotels – including a range of accommodation from budget 2 star to 3 star family hotels to boutique hotels and luxurious 5 star accommodation.
• London Rail Breaks – offering savings on 2 night breaks including up to 50% on rail.

For a full range of the latest London Easter offers & promotions see London Offers for more details.

Hotel Breaks with Dinner

There are a range of Hotel Breaks with Dinner that offer 2 nights Hotel Stay along with Dinner usually on the first night. offering good value for money and with offers located across the UK, there are a range of hotels and places to consider, a selection includes:

London: The Millennium Gloucester London Kensington is located in the heart of Kensington in London, providing a convenient location from which to explore the attractions of the capital. Located in the heart of one of London’s most exclusive and fashionable districts; the hotel is close by to local transport links, London’s famous historic and contemporary attractions including, museums, theatres, shopping and more. The hotel offers quality 4 star accommodation, modern amenities and facilities and good service with attention to detail. There is a fitness centre, business centre, 24 hour room service and a choice of fine dining. Millennium Gloucester London Kensington for more details.

Edinburgh: The Barcelo Edinburgh Carlton Hotel is located in the heart of Edinburgh providing an ideal location from which to explore the Scottish capital. The hotel is located close by to Princes Street, the Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle and a range of historic and cultural attractions. The hotel offers quality 4 star accommodation at competitive rates and includes health and fitness club, a stylish bar and quality restaurant offering a fine dining experience. Barcelo Edinburgh Carlton for more details.

Attraction Breaks

There are some great offers on UK attractions, breaks to theme parks and attractions offer a great way to enjoy a short break over Easter for the whole family. There are breaks to top UK Theme Parks including Alton Towers, Thorpe Park, Chessington and Drayton Manor. There are also breaks to:
• historic castles including Windsor Castle and Warwick Castle and royal palaces including Hampton Court Palace and Kensington Palace.
• There are breaks to the best known attractions in the UK including the London Eye, Kew Gardens, Madam Tussauds and London Zoo.
• There are breaks to the beach with trips to Great Yarmouth and Blackpool Pleasure Beach.

The wide range of attraction breaks offer excitement and thrills at theme parks with relaxing breaks to castles, palaces and gardens offering something for the whole family to enjoy. See Attraction Breaks for more information.

Theatre Breaks

The Easter period provides a great chance to catch a show at the theatre, with a range of theatre breaks to choose from. The theatre breaks package offers good value and includes:
• hotel accommodation plus theatre tickets
• a London map and selection of discounts for a range of London attractions
• Option to add discounted rail travel and tickets for various London attractions to make the most of your break.

You can choose from all the top West End shows and performances and benefit from great value for money with the hotel stay included in the package price. With a range of shows and hotels to choose from theatre breaks packages offer the chance enjoy a top London show at reasonable prices. See Theatre Breaks for more information.

Tips & Other Considerations

- Holidays, short breaks and entertainment venues can be expensive with premium prices at peak periods. Avoid the increased prices by researching well in advance & if you find it cheaper to book in advance do so.

- The Easter period in the UK and overseas is traditionally when many people take time off, there are school holidays allowing families to go on holidays too. The Easter holidays are a time when there is a lot of demand for short breaks, hotel stays, restaurants, theatre and other entertainment. Holidays, hotels and entertainment venues do get booked up, so plan in advance to ensure you do not miss out.

- Easter is a time when many people look for family holidays, do your research and look out for free child places, discounted family room rates, discounted dining for children and other family related offers and discounts; it can make a significant difference to the total cost.

- It is useful to be flexible regarding places you are prepared to go in the UK & where you are prepared to stay, if this is the case and a particular hotel or short break is booked up you can switch to another one without feeling as though you missed out or had to settle for your second choice.

- It is advisable to double check all of your bookings for hotels, restaurants, entertainment venues, theatre, flights etc to ensure service providers have the correct details and everything is booked as you require it to be. Double checking can help avoid confusion or non/incorrect bookings and identify any problems early on.

- For those not able or willing to go on a break/holiday during the main Easter weekend, there are plenty of other options available. Some hotels offer discounted rates, promotions and Easter breaks until the end of April meaning you can still take advantage of the offers and late deals beyond the actual Easter weekend period. There are a number of advantages to doing this firstly you avoid the big Easter weekend rush everywhere, known as one of the busiest travel periods in the year. You many also avoid the premium prices that some establishments charge during Easter weekend. You can enjoy your break with fewer crowds and probably at less cost. This way you can help yourself avoid travelling on the peak travel day & avoid the extra congestion & stress.

- If you are travelling during the main Easter weekend starting from Good Friday to Easter Monday, allow for extra time in your journey, the roads, rail, flights are likely to be congested and delays are possible. Check the traffic news before you travel. Build in extra time in your journey to ensure you give yourself enough time to get to your destination & catch your train or flight. Leaving earlier can help reduce stress & anxiety.

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