Easter isn’t all about chocolates eggs. It’s an opportunity to get away from the daily grind. If you’re fortunate enough to have Good Friday, Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday off of work, you’ve got four days to enjoy time with the family. What are the best ideas for Easter weekend breaks?

City Breaks

Grab some cheap flights from your local airport and spend a few days in a European city. There are so may gorgeous places to explore, from Prague to Budapest, Oslo to Venice. Make friends and followers jealous with your selfies as you adventure in a new city. See the sights, taste the foods, drink the beers! You don’t necessarily have to jet off abroad to enjoy a city break. Book a cheap hotel in London and explore the capital. How about heading to Edinburgh or Cardiff? York is full of history and Birmingham is great for shopping. Three nights in a new city is the perfect duration to embrace the culture. Whatever you fancy doing, you can do it on a city break!

Closer To Home

If heading into a city isn’t your ideal for Easter weekend breaks, there is plenty to do not far from where you live. Most of us can get somewhere near the coast within an hour or so. How about dipping your toes in the sea, getting the sand in your sandwiches and taking in some fresh sea air? Perhaps the countryside is more up your street. Throw the old tent into the car and book yourself a site. Go back to basics, embrace the outdoors and meet new people. Cut off from wifi for a few days and better the connection with your loved ones.

Road Trips

Why not enjoy a mini tour of a certain area of the country? The North Coast 500 is a 500 mile journey around the coast of Scotland, taking in absolutely stunning views! You could plan a mini tour around North Wales, or maybe even the Lake District. Whilst main roads can be busy on Easter weekend, if you plan your own little trip, you can discover amazing places which are hidden away from the tourist spots. Don’t forget your toothbrush.


If money is tight or you just can’t be bothered to pack the car or find the suitcases from the loft, you can enjoy a holiday at home. A staycation is affordable as you are staying at home, perfect if you’re feeling the pinch at the moment. Pitch some tents in the back garden and sleep out under the stars. Get the BBQ out and invite the neighbours around for some food. Enjoy board games, project some sports or a movie onto a bed sheet in the back yard and do some family gardening together. Do something different! You don’t have to leave your own home to have a break from the old routine!

Where will you go and what will you do this Easter weekend? Let us know what your favourite Easter weekend breaks have been in the past and what you’ll be doing this year.

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