South England Hotels
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Whether you're looking for a busy break, shopping and sightseeing in one of the region's popular cities, or a relaxing getaway in the country wining, dining and unwinding, then our excellent hotels in South England will have something to offer you. As diverse as South England is, you could easily find yourself at a historic site on the mystical Salisbury Plains, boutique shopping in trendy Guildford, or sunning yourself on the South coast.
Treat yourself on one of our excellent value two night dinner deal packages or a stay with afternoon tea included for that extra bit of indulgence. Take the kids with you and make the most of our South England hotels great location close by to Chessington World of Adventures and Thorpe Park, or the outdoor playground that is the New Forest.
- Our Windsor hotels are, understandably, amongst our most popular for family breaks; enjoy the brilliant fun of LEGOLAND Windsor or the historic delights at pretty Windsor Castle.
- For culture and history however, do check out our wonderful hotels in Oxford - not only are the world-famous Oxford University buildings well worth a visit, but a number of charming museums and markets make this one of the region's premier short break destinations.
- The vibrant port cities of Portsmouth and Southampton should also make your shortlist - offering the fine dining, exciting nightlife and superb shopping you'd expect from bustling cities, both are also steeped in fascinating maritime history.
- For a quieter break by the sea, our hotels in Bournemouth are very hard to beat - enjoy a traditional cream tea, rest easy on the 7 miles of sandy beaches or head for a walk in the gorgeous Dorset countryside or along the nearby Jurassic Coast.
With a wealth of things to see and do, the region is the perfect choice for a short break - check out our range of hotels in South England in the list below. Alternatively, explore more UK weekend breaks.
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Hotels in South England
The prosperous town of Basingstoke is settled in the south eastern county of Hampshire, offering an abundance national parks and stately homes for you to explore. Short break lovers looking for hotels in Basingstoke have a great selection to choose from, whether you’re looking to enjoy everything the town centre has to offer or fancy something a little more rural, you’ll find the perfect hotel for you amongst our collection.
Our hotels in Bognor Regis and its surrounding area, make the most of this special spot on the coast. Great for a charming getaway in summer, and exploring the surrounding countryside year round, people of all ages can’t help but be charmed by Bognor.
The sheer number of hotels in Bournemouth should give you a general idea about how popular this seaside town is. Bournemouth is a vibrant town with a variety of shops, restaurants, Bournemouth hotels, buzzing nightlife and endless Dorset countryside to explore. It lies at the eastern end of the Jurassic Coast with seven miles of golden beaches, beautiful parks and award winning gardens. There is plenty to do in Bournemouth, so get the most out of your visit with us. But before you get on with booking your Bournemouth hotel, let us tell you about some of the best things to get up too whilst there?
Surrounded by forests and stunning scenery, the new town of Bracknell is fast becoming one of the go-to hot spots for a short break. Just 10 miles south of Windsor and only 30 miles from central London, our hotels in Bracknell offer a great base for exploring both local attractions and further afield. There are plenty of things for everyone to enjoy here...
The county town of Surrey, our hotels in Guildford provide short break guests a great place to stay when exploring the surrounding area. Offering a combination of modern shopping mixed with historical charm, visitors to the town will be spoilt for choice when it comes to planning activities.
Boasting some of the most stunning UK coastlines and an abundance of picturesque towns, The Isle of Wight has long been one of the most popular short break destinations in our fair isles. Our Isle of Wight hotels allow visitors to explore everything this haven has to offer, from exhilarating water sports, theme parks, donkey rides and a variety of historic castles and museums.
Known for its stunning woodlands and variety of wildlife, it’s no wonder that hotels in New Forest are becoming more popular. Home to traditional pubs and elegant tea rooms, it’s a haven for cyclists, canoeists, riders and walkers. Must-sees include Breamore Manor House, the attractive Burley village and Adventure Wonderland for children.
If a rural retreat is what you’re after, then look no further than our hotels in Newbury. A principal town in the county of Berkshire, the area is most well-known for its high calibre horse training and famous Newbury Racecourse, ideal if sporting events are your thing. The town, with its many 17th century buildings, is located in the picturesque River Kennet valley and overlooked by the North Wessex Downs making it an area of outstanding beauty.
Book a hotel in Oxford and see that there's so much more here than just the University. A visit to Oxford means that you get to shop at the covered market, visit the world renowned Modern Art Museum or stroll through the Universities botanical gardens for a stonewalled haven of peace in the bustling city.
Our great range of hotels in Portsmouth provide an excellent getaway to the popular south east coast of England. A thriving waterfront city, Portsmouth is home to miles of stunning coastline and is rich in maritime history. Remaining as a busy active ferry port, Portsmouth is also home to the world's oldest dry dock still in use.
Reading is at the heart of the attractive Thames Valley area 40 miles west of London, with a wide range of Reading hotels providing easy access to the town’s attractions.
Recently listed in Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Cities in the World, it’s easy to see why hotels in Salisbury have become so popular. Rich in Neolithic archaeology and an area of outstanding beauty, Salisbury is a chalk plateau in central southern England. Home to the world famous Stonehenge and many other stone monuments, visitors come from far and wide to discover the historic and mythological tales of the area.
Museums, parks, art galleries, theatres, an historic waterfront and plenty of Southampton hotels, there is something for everyone in this vibrant city.
The peaceful town of Weybridge is situated within easy reach of London yet manages to maintain all the charms of the English countryside. Our hotels in Weybridge allow you to discover some of the highlights of the area, from numerous stately homes to an abundance of quaint cafes, boutique shops and more. Take advantage of the town’s great location and visit nearby Hampton Court Palace, Sandown Park and the renowned Richmond Park.
As a popular family seaside resort with a long, golden sandy beach and a picturesque harbour, it’s easy to see why hotels in Weymouth are becoming more popular. With services to the Channel Islands and France, you can even extend your short break onto the continent relatively easily. The town is located half-way along the spectacular Jurassic Coast - to the west is the Isle of Portland connected to the mainland by Chesil Beach making Portland harbour an ideal location for major sailing events.
Often described as ‘the perfect English city’, Winchester is an ideal destination for a relaxing getaway. Our hotels in Winchester provide the perfect base to explore this culturally rich medieval city and the beautiful countryside that surrounds it.
Windsor is the perfect short break destination. Offering 1,000 years of history, some of the UK's top visitor attractions, great shopping, superb restaurants, and plenty of fantastic Windsor hotels, there's much to see and do here.
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