August Bank Holiday Bargain Breaks11 August 2008
Superbreak offers great short break deals for the Bank Holiday weekend period.
Take advantage of the last bank holiday weekend of the summer and take a short break in the UK to make the most of the extra long weekend. Short break specialist, Superbreak (www.superbreak.com) has a range of excellent packages available over the August bank holiday weekend (Friday 22 – Monday 25 August) from a family trip to Alton Towers to a well earned rest in the Lake District.
Sample offers include:
THRILLS AND SPILLS AT ALTON TOWERS – £212 per family of four – Kids of all ages and even the grown ups will love a family fun day at Alton Towers. Try out rides such as Oblivion or Rita Queen of Speed or embark on a mission aboard the new Battle Galleons interactive water ride. The three star Quality Hotel Stoke on Trent is only a 30 minute drive away and an ideal base for a family trip to the theme park. The price of £212 is based on a family of four (two adults and two children under 12) sharing a family room and includes one night’s and a one day entrance pass to Alton Towers for all the family. Breakfast is included for the adults, children pay locally. Valid over bank holiday weekend.
SEASIDE AND ICE CREAMS IN BOURNEMOUTH – £115 per family of four, per night. Enjoy some family fun on the beach building sand castles and eating ice-creams with short break in Bournemouth. The three star Carrington House hotel is situated along a quiet tree-lined avenue within easy reach of all the activities that the town has to offer and boasts children’s indoor and outdoor play area plus an indoor swimming pool. The price of £115 per night is based on a family of four (two adults and two children) sharing a family room and includes breakfast for the adults, children pay locally. Valid over bank holiday weekend.
CITY BREAK IN YORK - £60.50pppn – Treat a loved one to a few days away in the historic city of York. This ancient walled city has so much to offer from the stunning Minster to the excellent shopping and restaurants and bars. A stay at the three star Queens Hotel in York costs from £60.50 per person, per night including breakfast and dinner and based on two sharing. Valid over bank holiday weekend.
LOVE IN THE LAKE DISTRICT - £145pp – Spend the Bank Holiday in the Lake District exploring the stunning countryside and quirky towns. A two night stay at the there star Grasmere Red Lion Hotel costs from £145 per person including full breakfast. Based on two sharing for arrivals on 23 August. Valid over bank holiday weekend.
GET FACE TO FACE WITH A ROMAN EMPEROR – LONDON, £58pp - Hadrian: Empire and Conflict is an unprecedented exhibition at The British Museum featuring around 170 exhibits from 31 institutions in 11 countries, many of which have never been loaned out before. It explores the life, love and legacy of Rome’s most enigmatic emperor, Hadrian (reigned AD 117–138) and provides a fresh insight into the sharp contradictions of Hadrian’s character and challenges faced during his reign. Packages cost from £58 per person, staying one night at the three star St Giles Hotel with full breakfast and including a timed entrance ticket (between 3.30 and 4pm) to the exhibition. Based on two sharing and valid from Friday 22 to Sunday 24 August.
And don’t forget, those who’d like to avoid the usual Bank Holiday traffic jams, why not leave the car at home and get the train! Superbreak can book return rail travel to and from destination all across the UK as part of a short break package.
For more information or to book call Superbreak on 0871 222 3055
or visit www.superbreak.com