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short UK break

For short UK breaks, think Darwin Escapes…

These resorts are spread across the UK and each one has its own unique characteristics, so regardless of the length of time you are looking to stay we are sure we have a destination perfect for you.

short breaks in Cornwall

We have three-holiday resorts in Cornwall with short breaks available where you can stay for as little as three days with prices starting at just £130.

If you are looking for a resort which is designed for the whole family, you may want to consider Sandymouth Holiday Resort. This park won the family fun in Cornwall category at the Hoseasons Awards and it is clear to see why, with extensive family friendly facilities including a crazy golf course, football field and the exciting Black Pearl Adventure Play Area.

Alternatively, you could stay at Mullion Cove Coastal Retreat which is the perfect place to escape from the stresses and strains of everyday life, being located in a tranquil location on the Lizard Peninsula. On-park facilities are limited here because it is all about peace and relaxation, but the holiday lodges are extensively equipped with everything you could ever need for a short self catered break in the region.

Another option is Piran Meadows Resort which was named Holiday Park of the year at the Hoseasons Awards upon opening its gates. One of the major reasons for the success of Piran Meadows has been the 5 Star on-park facilities, which includes an indoor swimming pool, all weather pitch and wide range of Go Active activities. This makes Piran Meadows a great destination for fun short breaks for families in the Cornwall region.

short spa breaks

If you are interested in short spa breaks but would prefer to visit a resort outside of Cornwall, we have two options available for you to choose from.

Escape to Devon at Hawkchurch Resort & Spa in Devon where we have the Ezina Spa facility available. There are a fantastic range of treatments available here in a tranquil setting, with holiday makers also welcome to take advantage of the hydrotherapy pool, which is located in our on-site complex that is designed to reduce muscle tension. 3-4 night stays are available in our luxury holiday lodges at this resort, many of which are also available with their own private hot tub facilities.

One option in Somerset is Cheddar Woods Resort & Spa, which is located just down the road from the natural wonder that is Cheddar Gorge. At this resort, we have the Eden Spa where you can take advantage of a range of Aromatherapy Associates treatments including facials and full body massages. Customers at the resort are also more than welcome to take advantage of our relaxation rooms, also including saunas and steam rooms.

This is all about peace and relaxation with some of our luxury holiday lodges available with their own private hot tub facilities, from where you can sit back and admire the glorious natural environment which surrounds this park.

short city breaks

Our Bath Mill Lodge Retreat is located just over two miles outside of Bath City Centre in the middle of the Somerset countryside. This means you can enjoy the many attractions that Bath has to offer without staying in a noisy city centre hotel.

Bath is a real hotspot of the region, with a number of award-winning restaurants and bars as well as numerous museums and a thriving shopping district.

There are short city breaks available in our studio Norland lodge where you can stay anywhere between 1 and 4 nights. This unit has everything you could need on a short break, with a super sized king size double bed with ensuite shower facilities. There is also a Kitchenette available which has all of the essentials including a microwave, kettle and toaster.

Another option for short city breaks is Tilford Woods Lodge Retreat that is nestled in the glorious Surrey countryside. At this resort, we have glorious log cabin style accommodation, which is designed for comfort, with under floor heating and luxury bedding and furnishings.

Tilford Woods is just a couple of miles away from Farnham which is well connected in the surrounding region. Drop your car at the station and take the direct train journey into London, a trip which takes less than an hour. This allows you to explore everything that the capital has to offer while also enjoying a tranquil countryside environment when you retire back to your log cabin.

Lake District short breaks

The Lake District is a glorious part of the UK and Darwin Escapes has two resorts in this area which are very different in character.

One option if you are interested in short breaks in the Lake District is Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat which is located near the centre of the region with access to many of the areas top visitor attractions including the nearby Derwent Water which is a popular destination with walking enthusiasts and is also home to a stunning 18th century manor house owned by the National Trust.

After a busy day exploring the various walking routes in the area, you will welcome a treatment or two at the on-site spa lodge or a soak in the hot tubs located on your own private decking area. You can also grab a hearty meal in our on-site restaurant or take advantage of the self catering facilities afforded inside your lodge.

Slightly further afield on the edge of the Lake District in Penrith, Cumbria is Thanet Well Lodge Retreat where we have a range of luxury log cabins and holiday lodges. This resort is located in a tranquil location overlooking various mountains, with our Penrith accommodation perfectly positioned to take full advantage of these stunning views. This is a great destination for short breaks in the Lake District for anyone who is just looking to chill out in a peaceful environment.

one night breaks in Yorkshire

Our luxurious resort in Yorkshire is the ideal short stay location and the perfect place to retreat to for a special one night stay.

The Kilnwick Percy Resort provides a home from home feeling but with a luxury twist. Choose to stay in our log cabins with self-catering facilities or in our stylish hotel rooms and whilst you’re with us experience everything Yorkshire and our park has to offer.

Take a trip to York and visit all the city has to offer in terms of art, culture and history with plenty of museums, art galleries, shops and historical monuments including York Minister which is said to be one of the grandest and most magnificent cathedrals in the world.

We have a wide range of facilities on-site so whether you’re looking for a golfing getaway, a pamper weekend or a short city break, our KP Resort is the perfect destination for any occasion.

Our Nordic Spa offers plenty of treatments, whilst our 18 hole golf course has been used for championships and is considered one of the best golf courses in the area. Our restaurant on site, The Glasshouse also serves up an abundance of delicious meals, so you don’t even have to leave the park.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Our resorts in England and Wales are open. Please note, the opening times for all facilities and bistros/restaurants are subject to change throughout the 2021 season. All visitors and guests are asked to follow all government advice relating to Covid-19 whilst at our resorts.

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