We don’t know about you, but now the beast has headed back east, and Emma’s stormed off, all we can think about is sunnier times. Although there are no guarantees, with just over three weeks to Easter, we’ve got all our fingers and toes crossed for better weather, and we want to help you banish the memories of this latest cold snap. Whether you fancy a city break, walking holiday or a day at the beach, our handily located hotels and special offers will help take you there.
Lake District National Park
There are more than 3,100 kilometres of paths and a huge choice of treks to conquer in this picturesque paradise. If you favour pedal power, there are loads of cycle routes for all abilities, or if you enjoy rowing, sailing, windsurfing, kayaking or fishing, there’s 16 lakes and miles of coastline to delve into. Oh, and did we forget to mention the spectacular scenery, wildlife and natural history waiting at every turn? Whatever outdoor adventure you desire, it’s waiting for you in the Lake District.
A 30-minute drive from the Park’s border, Hallmark Hotel Carlisle is ideal for planning a last-minute getaway. At the time of writing, we still have rooms available over the Easter weekend, and our fantastic spring offer means we can provide you with the perfect base to go and explore from as little as £59 per night.
Bringing together seven miles of sandy beach, 2,000 acres of sculpted gardens and a huge choice of places to eat, drink and party, Bournemouth is one of the fastest growing staycation destinations in the UK. Located on the south coast, the seaside town enjoys a special microclimate that increases your chances of experiencing a sun-kissed visit this Easter. If you don’t mind hopping in your car, the gorgeous coastal villages of Boscombe, Southbourne, and Westbourne, plus the woodland expanse of the New Forest, are within easy reach.
Hallmark Hotels has three Bournemouth hotels. Two have stunning views overlooking the beach (Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth Carlton and Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth East Cliff), and all three are located within easy reach of the town centre. At the time of writing, we still have availability at all three hotels over the Easter weekend. Book today using our spring offer and secure your room from as little as £59 per night.
A few years ago, voters picked Chester as one of the best places to go for a romantic walk in the UK. With its mix of ancient city walls, towering cathedrals, riverside attractions and gorgeous gardens, it’s not hard to see why so many people think the city makes an excellent lovers’ retreat. At the same time, if you’re looking for a family-friendly break, Chester delivers on that front too. Home to over 15,000 exotic and endangered animals from all over the world, the award-winning Chester Zoo is a day out people of all ages will enjoy.
Combining brick and Tudor Revival black and white detailing, Hallmark Inn Chester is one of our most beautiful hotels, while the magnificent stucco Italianate of the Hallmark Hotel The Queen is equally as impressive on the eye. At the time of writing, we still have availability for a variety of rooms over the Easter weekend. Book today using our spring offer and secure your room from as little as £59 per night.
Can you think of a better place to go on an Easter egg hunt than the Peak District? A handful of local locations are holding fun-filled events, including Chatsworth House, Hardwick Hall, and Sudbury Hall, where you’ll also find the National Trust Museum of Childhood. After the kids have licked their lips clean of chocolate, you can choose from a wide variety of scenic walks, countryside cycling trails, and daring climbing opportunities to conquer close by.
We have three hotels located on the doorstep of the Peak District. At the time of writing, we still have availability for a choice of rooms over the Easter weekend. In addition to our special spring offer, we also have a Chatsworth House attraction break offer that makes discovering the lavish stately home this Easter even cheaper.
Haven’t seen the last-minute Easter break for you? Don’t worry, we have another 19 hotels spread across the UK. Just take a look at some of the best things to do in some of our other destinations in the links below: