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Top family getaways for the August Bank Holiday

Spending the Bank Holiday with the kids in tow? These locations are tipped to be bustling over the last long weekend of summer…

It seems Brits have had their fill of the beach, with research revealing that UK holidaymakers are opting for city breaks rather than seeking the shore this Bank Holiday.

According to stats from LateRooms.com, the urban retreat has come out on top in the popularity stakes with these UK destinations, some of which bridging city and sea, topping the tables…

 

Brighton

As beach capital of the South, it’s no surprise that Brighton remains a steady contender for bank holiday weekend. With the beautiful coastline, iconic pier and traditional seaside quirks there’s never a dull moment even if there are clouds overhead. This Bank Holiday, make sure to schedule in a visit to the Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival. The popular annual festival sees thousands of visitors each year who call by to feast on the impressive selection of local food.  With a huge range on offer, including cheap eats, it’s the perfect way to spend lunchtime with the family – and get around those fights over who fancies what to eat!

 

Manchester

Capital of the North, Manchester is a new entry in the bank holiday mix but not one to underestimate. With an array of museums with exhibitions and activities geared up specifically for kids, quirky cafes and a bustling city centre, Manchester is guaranteed to deliver an action packed weekend. And this bank holiday the city is hosting one of its biggest celebrations of the year; Pride. If you’re visiting the city of Northern soul this bank holiday make sure to park yourself along the Pride Parade route and marvel at the flamboyant carnival along with thousands of spectators from all walks of life.

 

To find deals on accommodation in all of the above cities, visit: www.laterooms.com

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