6 Quick Easter Getaways

6 Quick Easter Getaways

With the winter weather on the way out, the springtime sunshine shining, and the temperature ever so slightly increasing, we have picked six places you should consider visiting for quick Easter getaways

Market Street Hotel – Edinburgh

Edinburgh truly is one of the UK’s most beautiful and vibrant cities. With a collection of exceptional museums, restaurants, bars, and monuments, Edinburgh really is one of the places you have to visit.  Located in the heart of Edinburgh city centre sits Market Street Hotel, a chic yet modern hotel offering

Boutique rooms featuring curated artwork, locally roasted coffee blends, alongside bespoke design furniture. Each comes with a wardrobe, a flat-screen TV, private bathroom and Chromecast and Apple TV. Just to make things even better there is a rooftop Champagne lounge, Nor’ Loft, serving breakfast, small plates and drinks with stunning panoramic city views. If you’re looking for a relaxed Easter getaway, escaping to Edinburgh could be exactly what you’re looking for.

Driftwood – Cornwall

Now, if you’re a foodie and want to take some time away to stroll along the coastline and enjoy some exceptional, locally sourced, plates then Driftwood is the place for you. Situated on a clifftop, five miles north of St Mawes, Driftwood offers stunning gardens sweeping down to its own private beach, and beautiful views over Gerrans Bay and the Roseland Peninsula.

At a slightly higher price point, Driftwood is not for everyone. However, if you are looking for an intimate location to take some time away from the demands of day-to-day life, then where better than Cornwall?

King Street Townhouse – Manchester

Private cinema screenings, excellent food, and, of course, an infinity pool King Street Townhouse is one of Manchetser’s premier locations. King Street Townhouse is a hub of heritage, with the building having stood in the heart of Manchester for over 140 years. With so much on offer, it is easy to forget there is an outstanding city beyond the walls of King Street Townhouse.

Arguably the fastest developing city in the UK, Manchester offers art and culture in abundance, coupled with a nightlife scene to rival any city in the world. Manchester, the capital of the north, has everything you need for an ideal Easter getaway. Heads up, you might want to book sooner rather than later!

Kimpton Fitzroy Hotel – London

London really is one of the world’s most iconic cities. The streets are steeped in narrative and history, whether that be the vibrant communal streets of Brick Lane or the quiet beauty of the Mayfair backstreets, whatever you are looking for, London will give you the answers.

The Kimpton Fitzroy Hotel is the first Kimpton Fitzroy in the UK. The building originally opened in 1900, designed by Charles Fitzroy Doll, the same man who designed the dining rooms on the Titanic,  The Kimpton Fitzroy looks like it could be the setting of a Wes Anderson film. With delicately designed rooms and visually stunning communal spaces coupled with all the amenities you could possibly want, if London is your destination, then the Kimpton Fitzroy Hotel is the ideal place to stay.

Portmeirion Village & Castell Deudraeth – Gwynedd, North Wales

Now, stick with us on this; have you ever stayed on a private peninsula where accommodation is spread between a hotel, a private castle, and bright village houses? Thought not.

Often referred to as the Venie of Wales, surrounded by acres of stunning green landscape, soft sand beaches, and being only thirty minutes away from Snowdonia National Park, the picturesque Portmeirion Village is the perfect place for some Easter escapism.

Brimstone Hotel & Spa – Ambleside, Cumbria

If a city break is off the cards, then a trip to the Lake District could be exactly what you need to unwind over the Easter weekend. Much has changed in the Lake District over the last twenty years, no longer is it a place just for backpackers and day walkers, although that can be done of course.

Brimstone Hotel offers guests a visually engaging interior and exterior design with everything you could possibly want for a few days away. Whether you need a base camp for your day treks, or wish to spend a weekend in the spa dipping in and out of the pool, enjoying the food and drink, and taking some time for yourself, the Brimstone Hotel and Spa offers something for everyone.

Words by Jai Mcintosh of The Essential Journal

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