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your UK holiday with Darwin Escapes

  • holidays
February 8, 2021

Here at Darwin Escapes, we have stunning destinations all over the country, each a spectacular holiday getaway that’s perfect for you.

Are you looking for a family adventure? Or a romantic getaway? Or maybe you’d love to explore legends and nature? We are sure you’ll find your UK holiday break with us! With locations reaching from south Cornwall to the Yorkshire Wolds, whatever kind of break you’re looking for, you’ll find it with Darwin Escapes.

We’ve had a bumpy start to the year, but now’s the time to do a little window shopping for your Easter breaks and summer holidays, find your holiday inspiration with us and start planning your break away today. Have a read through below about just some of our locations and see if you can find your perfect holiday to create with us.

family adventure time

You’ll find your next adventure on a UK holiday break with these Darwin Escapes locations, from fantastic family facilities to fascinating local areas. Get outside to explore nature, enjoy the thrills of a theme park, or test your skills with our activity programmes, there is something for everyone!

Sandymouth Holiday Resort

Location: Bude, North Cornwall.

Facilities: heated indoor swimming pool, soft play area, EPIC pirate ship playground, splash zone, Go Active and entertainment schedule, Bistro, and bar.

Local area: a short walk to Sandymouth Bay and miles of golden sands, children’s theme parks and King Arthur’s birth place in Tintagel Castle

find out more about Sandymouth

family of four, man and woman, with boy and girl children, running on the beach on a very sunny day with the sea in the background


Cheddar Woods Resort & Spa

Location: Cheddar, Somerset

Facilities, Go Active schedule, indoor heated swimming pool, Eden Spa with treatments, rock climbing wall, multi-purpose playing courts, two-lane indoor bowling alley, Bistro, and bar.

Local area: explore woodland walks behind the resort, climb the famous Cheddar Gorge and explore the Wookey Caves, visit the bell-ringing Swans and learn mystical legends of Glastonbury town

more about Cheddar Woods

man and woman walking in the foreground of the image with mountain landscape in the background


peaceful city breaks

We know the title of this section is basically an oxymoron, but that’s only if you haven’t been to one of our destinations yet! Explore the hustle and bustle of a city and experience the exciting nightlife, then retreat back to a stunning oasis just a few miles away, where you’re surrounded by countryside. A place where you can unwind from a fast-paced city life and recharge ready to go again!

Bath Mill Lodge Retreat

Location: Bath, Somerset

Facilities: gym lodge, The Brook Bar & Bistro, small outdoor children’s play area

Local area: two miles from the city centre of Bath, visit the posh Pump Rooms for afternoon tea, see the stunning and historic Roman Baths, learn more about Jane Austen and her stamp on the city, as well as visiting the famous Victoria Park

find out more about Bath Mill

the roman baths, warm lighting and people and birds around


Kilnwick Percy Resort

Location: Pocklington, Yorkshire

Facilities: golf course, The Glasshouse Restaurant, The Box gym, nordic spa area, and Tranquility Spa Lodge

Local area: about a 20-minute drive to York City, visit York Minster and the city of stunning architecture, the popular Jorvik Viking Centre, experience the scares at the York Dungeon

find out more about Kilnwick Percy Resort

rear view of a girl walking through the shambles street in york city


lose yourself in nature

Surround yourself with the beauty of nature, explore the English countryside like never before, venture out on endless country walks, climb mountains, find fantastic cycle paths and sail on great lakes. Your UK holiday is your break away, your way.

Thanet Well Lodge Retreat

Location: Greystoke, Cumbria

Facilities: reception and small essentials shop (it’s all about getting out there and finding your peaceful escape)

Local area: close to the famous Scafell Pike which is the highest mountain in England, visit Coniston Water – the third largest lake in the region and hire a boat to sail around it, there are endless footpaths and smaller mountains or hills to climb in the area

more about Thanet Well Lodge Retreat

a female hiker overlooking the lake district on a sunny day


Rivendale Lodge Retreat

Location: Ashbourne, Peak District

Facilities: Bistro and bar (where you can relax and take in the breath-taking views)

Local area: close to Alton Towers for the theme park thrill-seekers out there, endless cycling paths to discover including the Tissington Trail only 100 meters away, visit the Lyme House & Estate and learn about the Regency era (and see the site of the famous scene of BBC’s Pride & Prejudice!)

more about Rivendale Lodge Retreat

man cycling through the peak district


Are you looking for more ideas? Visit our holiday inspiration page here and find your dream destination for a UK holiday perfect for you and your family

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