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Day trips and breaks

Get inspired for your next day trip or break

Discover your next break

Discover the best day trips and breaks for every type of traveller, whether you’re heading on a business trip, romantic weekend or family getaway. From budget staycations to fun-filled days out, find everything you need to plan an unforgettable trip.

Spending a couple of days in a new city? Browse our 48-hour guides, packed with sights and attractions you can’t miss. Or check out our staycation ideas – perfect for recharging away from the urban bustle.

Book tickets in advance and check SWR rewards to make your experience even better. Join us as we uncover the best things to do in destinations across our network, ensuring your getaway is nothing short of extraordinary.

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Budget port staycation: Southampton vs. Liverpool
48 hours in Southampton

Budget port staycation: Southampton vs. Liverpool

From museums to boat rides, there’s something for every age. But which city gives you the best value for money?

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The best wellness retreats in the South West
best wellness retreats south west

The best wellness retreats in the South West

We’ve put together a list of some of the best wellness retreats across our network. Get planning today

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Woodland retreats in the South West
Mallinsons woodland retreat

Woodland retreats in the South West

Looking for a peaceful woodland retreat? Discover relaxing getaways perfect for couples, families and nature enthusiasts alike

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48 hours in Salisbury
Stonehenge

48 hours in Salisbury

With its quaint old buildings and historical monuments, a trip to Salisbury will leave you feeling like you’ve stepped back in time

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48 hours in Poole
Sandbanks beach

48 hours in Poole

This coastal town in Dorset is known for its sandy beaches and natural harbour, making it the perfect location for a short break

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10 great bank holiday getaways
Find the best bank holiday getaways with SWR

10 great bank holiday getaways

Don’t know where to go for the bank holiday? Plan your trip with these great getaway ideas

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Couples getaway in Bournemouth
Bournemouth Pier

Couples getaway in Bournemouth

Looking for a perfect romantic getaway? Take a trip to the seaside & enjoy all Bournemouth has to offer

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Days out in Surrey
Surrey Hills

Days out in Surrey

From parks and museums to activities and restaurants, start planning your ultimate Surrey day out

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9 UK destinations that look like abroad
Amazing locations that feel like they're abroad

9 UK destinations that look like abroad

Discover the top UK destinations that make you feel like you’ve stepped off the plane

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48 hours in Weymouth
If you’re looking for your next weekend away Weymouth is a seaside town that has everything you’re after!

48 hours in Weymouth

Why not Weymouth? If you’re looking for your next weekend away, this seaside town has everything you’re after!

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