Explore our top UK city breaks

01/12/2018

From culture to history, shows to shopping and stunning skylines, each city in the UK has something different to offer.

Whether you’re a couple or a family looking to get away (but not to get away from it all) there’s a city break that's perfect for you. Stay at sites either in the city itself or within easy access via car or public transport.

Why not take advantage of Enterprise Car Club; as a member you can save 80% and many cars are ideally located just a short walk from our sites. Many of our sites also offer a car hire service - just ask the Site Staff for information.

 

Yorkshire

York

Whether you're a first timer or regular visitor, couple or family, there's a myriad of fascinating layers to discover throughout this beautiful and thriving city. Explore York's Roman, Viking, and Medieval heritage plus a wealth of attractions like the iconic York Minster, the National Railway Museum, Castle Museum and Clifford's Tower.

Where to stay: York Beechwood Grange Club Site from £15.10 (3 miles / 16 mins)

How to get there: There is a car hire service available from this site. The nearest park and ride is at Monks Cross with a large parking area for motorhomes.

 

Sheffield

Known the world over as “The Steel City”, Sheffield was famed for its industry in the heyday of the 1900’s and remains a city of innovation to this day. Visit the Winter Garden or the stately Chatsworth House, or venture outside the city to take in the beauty of the Peak District.

Where to stay: Poolsbrook Country Park Club Site from £10.05 (14 miles / 30 mins) and Lightwood Farm CL (4 miles / 13 mins)

How to get there: There is a car hire service available from this site. Buses are available from the Ireland Industrial Estate into Chesterfield, six minutes away. From here you can catch the train from Chesterfield to Sheffield.

 

Leeds

Discover a wealth of art and culture in Leeds City centre with a visit to Leeds Art Gallery and the Henry Moore Institute, or spend afternoons or evenings sampling street food from around the globe and sipping cocktails on sophisticated roof top bars. Whatever you fancy, Leeds has something to offer everyone.

Where to stay: Hebden Bridge Club Site from £8.85 (23.5 miles / 51 mins)

How to get there: There is a car hire service available from this site.

 

North East England

Durham

Explore the cobbled streets of this quintessential old English University City, take some time out with a relaxing riverside walk or river cruise, or soak up the atmosphere with superb cafés, artisan workshops, boutiques, galleries and museums. Durham Cathedral and Castle is a must see.

Where to stay: Durham Grange Club Site from £13.10 (2.9 miles / 7 mins)

How to get there: There is a car hire service available from this site. There is also a bus service and ‘park & ride’ 10 minutes walk away to Durham.

 

Newcastle

Welcomed by the Angel of the North, visitors to Newcastle can expect world-class culture, vibrant nightlife, award-winning dining, inspiring heritage, fantastic shopping and acclaimed architecture. Outside of city life, you can explore the Newcastle Castle with a colourful 2000-year history.

Where to stay: Old Hartley Club Site from £13.40 (11 miles / 26 mins)

How to get there: There is a car hire service available from this site. There is also a bus service 10 minutes walk away, which serves all surrounding areas.

 

North West England

Blackpool

Thrill-seekers can enjoy the white knuckle rides at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, or visit the world famous Blackpool Tower. Those looking for an animal adventure can visit Blackpool Zoo, or swim with sharks at SEA LIFE Blackpool.

Where to stay: Blackpool South Club Site from £9.30 (3 miles / 10 mins)

How to get there: There is a car hire service available from this site. The nearest hourly service is 15 minutes’ walk, a more frequent service is 25 minutes by foot or 5 minutes by car (parking available). Both services go to Blackpool Town Centre.

 

Liverpool

Birthplace of The Beatles and UNESCO world heritage site, Liverpool has world-class attractions, a proud sporting history and beautiful outdoor spaces - making it the perfect location for a UK city break.

Where to stay: Wirral Country Park Club Site from £13.40 (13.2 miles / 27 mins) and Grange Farm CL (6.3 miles / 18 mins)

How to get there: (Wirral Country Park) There is a car hire service available from this site. There is a bus depot at Heswall and the nearest train station is West Kirby. There is a ‘park and ride’ at Hoylake to visit Liverpool.

 

Manchester

Whether you’re seeking culture, nightlife, history, or just good fun, there are plenty of things to do in Manchester. Of course, Manchester is synonymous with football: take a tour of the grounds of Manchester United and Manchester City, and discover the social history of the beautiful game at the National Football Museum.

Where to stay: Burrs Country Park Club Site from £10.75 (10.3 miles / 40 mins)

How to get there: There is a car hire service available from this site. Bus service to Bury, Ramsbottom and Summerseat from Hunstanton Drive near the entrance to Burrs Country Park. Metro trams from Bury to Manchester.

 

West England

Birmingham

From jewellers, churches and the origins of Cadbury’s chocolate, to the inspiration for J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth, Birmingham's history has created some outstanding heritage attractions to discover, explore and enjoy.

Where to stay: Chapel Lane Club Site from £10.45 (9.5 miles / 26 mins)

How to get there: There is a car hire service available from this site. Bus stop opposite site for Solihull (regular service) and Birmingham (one a day, more regular service is a 10 minute walk away)

 

South West England

Plymouth

Dubbed as Britain’s Ocean City, there is plenty to see and do whilst spending time in Plymouth. Take a trip down memory lane and visit the Mayflower Steps, walk the waterfront, take a leisurely boat trip or get active with lots of walking and cycling trials around the city.

Where to stay: Plymouth Sound Club Site (5.6 miles / 23 mins)

How to get there: The Water Taxi is a good way to visit Plymouth and avoids driving in the city. It sails from Mount Batten to the Mayflower Steps. There is a limited bus service.

 

Exeter

Pre-dating the arrival of the Romans in AD 50, Exeter’s history is rich and long. This is reflected in its fascinating visitor attractions including its unique Underground Passages, free Red Coat Guided Tours, magnificent Cathedral, imposing Roman wall and beautiful Quayside.

Where to stay: Exeter Racecourse Club Site from £10.90 (7.6 miles / 13 mins) and Crablake Farm CL (5.7 miles / 19 mins)

How to get there: (Exeter Racecourse) Bus stop outside site, on A38. Park and ride Matford EX2 8FD

 

Bath

Bath is the only place in the UK where you can bathe in naturally hot spa water and original Roman Baths, making it the ultimate spa break destination for thousands of years. Discover England’s most complete Georgian architecture and iconic visitor attractions such as Stonehenge and Longleat Safari Park.

Where to stay: Bath Chew Valley Caravan Park from £10.10 (13.2 miles / 28 mins) and Bicknam CL (2.8 miles / 11 mins)

How to get there: There is a car hire service available from this site.

 

Bristol

Home to Banksy and Portishead, Bristol is the artistic hub of the South West. Bristol offers year-round festivals, award-winning cycle tracks, gastronomy of every flavour in rejuvenated warehouses and behind secret doorways, stunning cityscapes and awe-inspiring street art.

Baltic Wharf is a very popular site and already full for the summer, however, why not try these sites nearby:

Where to stay: Bath Chew Valley Caravan Park from £10.10 (10.9 miles / 31 mins) and Parsonage Farm CL (3.5 miles / 13 mins)

How to get there: There is a car hire service available from this site. There is a bus service 10 minutes’ walk away, that goes to Burnham-on-Sea or Weston.

 

Southern England

Portsmouth

Birthplace of Charles Dickens, the UK’s only island city is ideal for a short break by the sea. With magnificent museums, live music venues, contemporary art galleries, two cathedrals and a diverse literary heritage, Portsmouth offers something for everyone.

Where to stay: Rookesbury Park Club Site (11.3 miles / 17 mins)

How to get there: There is a car hire service available from this site. The nearest buses leave from Wickham village around two miles from the site.

 

Brighton

From the exotic Royal Pavilion to the new British Airways i360, Brighton has a wealth of attractions for all ages. A day at the seaside is not complete without a visit to Brighton Pier with its rides and activities as well as plenty of food & drink options, plus easy access to the markets along the Lanes.

Where to stay: Brighton Club Site from £15.20 (2.2 miles / 11 mins). 

How to get there: Take a stroll from the site into the centre. Nearest Enterprise Car Club Car is just 800m away. There is a bus service 10 minutes walk away, that goes to Brighton, and a train station 2.5 miles away.

 

South East England

London

A city brimming with music festivals, museums, shopping and iconic landmarks, you’ll never be short of something to do in the capital city. Simply take in the city sights, visit Buckingham Palace, or see a show on the West End – with excellent transport links, this city is your oyster!

Where to stay: Abbey Wood Club Site from £15.30 (14.5 miles / 37 mins to C.London) and Alderstead Heath Club Site from £14.00 (17.7 miles / 73 mins to C.London)

Our Experience Freedom London glamping pods are available at Abbey Wood and Alderstead Heath. Why not invite your friends and family, they can save 10% on bookings.

How to get there: Frequent trains to London from Abbey Wood station, 5 minutes away. From Alderstead Heath there is a train service from Coulsdon South to London. Nearest Enterprise Car Club Car is just 800m away.

 

Oxford

Oxford is famous the world over for its University and place in history. For over 800 years, it has been a home to royalty and scholars – now Oxford welcomes tourists to visit the colleges and museums around the city.

Where to stay: Bladon Chains Club Site from £13.40 (8.7 miles / 22 mins) and Burford Club Site from £9.90 (21.7 miles / 38 mins)

How to get there: There is a car hire service available from both sites. There is a bus service 5 minutes’ walk away from Bladon Chains, which goes to Oxford. Park & Ride to Oxford: 5 miles.

 

Cambridge

Be inspired by the many beautiful museums and art galleries and admire the beautiful architecture and majestic college buildings. Visitors can go punting on the River Cam, enjoy a picnic in the park, join a walking tour of the city or explore further afield following the excellent network of cycle paths in and around the city.

Where to stay: Cambridge Cherry Hinton Club Site from £15.30 (4.1 miles / 18 mins)

How to get there: There is a car hire service available from this site. Public buses stop five minutes walk from the site. There is a ‘park and ride’ in to Cambridge nearby (height restriction barrier in place).

 

Wales

Cardiff

Cardiff offers a startling range of unique attractions, top class entertainment and quality shopping with a difference – all within walking distance. Innovative architecture sits alongside historic buildings and Cardiff Bay offers entertainment for everyone.

Where to stay: Tredegar House Country Park Club Site from £9.05 (12 miles / 20 mins) and Greendown Hotel CL (5.9 miles / 17 mins)

How to get there: (Tredegar House) There is a car hire service available from this site. The No 30 is a regular bus service to Newport and Cardiff approximately 20 minutes walk from the site. The correct fare is required on buses. English bus passes are not valid in Wales. There is a “park and ride” to Cardiff, follow signs from Junction 29 of M4.

 

Ireland & Northern Ireland

Dublin

Admire the Georgian buildings and street markets of Dublin, with the stunning coastline of Dublin Bay just a few minutes outside the city centre. Whether you want outdoor adventures, tasty seafood, quirky shops, historical castles or a magical shoreline – the bay has it all!

Where to stay: Hidden Valley Holiday Park (45.9 miles / 68 mins)

How to get there: Just over an hour by car

 

Belfast

In picturesque Belfast, you’ll find fascinating walking, bus and taxi tours, cultural escapes, scientific exhibitions and literary inspirations. After all, this is the city that inspired the Chronicles of Narnia and Gulliver’s Travels!

Where to stay: Aghalee CL (19.7 miles / 31 mins)

How to get there: Just over 30 minutes drive by car or taxi

 

Scotland

Edinburgh

From the picturesque West End sprinkled with stylish boutiques, gift shops and florists to the bustling George and Princes Streets and the ancient Royal Mile, Edinburgh has much to offer for a cultural city break away.

Where to stay: Edinburgh Club Site from £10.50 (4.4 miles / 19 mins)

How to get there: There is a bus service within half a mile of the site, to the City centre. Nearest Enterprise Car Club Car is just 800m away.

 

Glasgow

Dubbed the “world’s friendliest city”, he city has a fantastic mix of world-class museums, galleries and award-winning visitor attractions including Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and Riverside Museum, with many free to visit. Explore the unique and distinct neighbourhoods of Glasgow each with their own personality and hidden gems.

Where to stay: Strathclyde Country Park Club Site from £13.10 (12.4 miles / 21 mins)

How to get there: There is a car hire service available from this site. Trains from Motherwell and Hamilton. Buses from Motherwell and Hamilton. Seasonal buses to Glasgow from M&Ds Theme Park.

 

Inverness

Inverness is located at the head of the Great Glen in the Highlands and provides a fabulous choice of things to do, including special walks for those keen to explore the area. There are a number of great attractions to discover in and around Inverness, so you’ll never be short of things to do on your trip.

Where to stay: Culloden Moor Club Site from £11.50 (7.2 miles / 18 mins)

How to get there: There is a car hire service available from this site. There is also an hourly bus service, 150 yards from the site gates, which goes to Inverness.

 

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