Must-Book Bank Holiday City Breaks From Cairn Group

Tuesday 9th May 2017

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May Bank Holiday presents the perfect excuse for a well-deserved break – to kick back during the long weekend and make the most of the start of the warmer months.

Whether it’s an escape packed with plenty to do in a busy city centre, or a quiet one in the heart of the countryside, you don’t have to leave the UK or break the bank to have a good time.

Making plans? Browse our selection of must-book getaways at our hotels, from lively Brighton to laid back Buckinghamshire.

Stoke Place, Buckinghamshire  

Nestled within 26 acres of picturesque grounds, this luxury country house hotel offers both beauty and charm. A top choice for those looking for the best of both worlds, as London is just 30 minute drive away, make the most of the prime location, whether in need of relaxation or a little adventure. As part of your stay enjoy bike hire from the hotel for a novel way to discover the vast grounds, and unwind with drinks on the outdoor sun terrace, before dining in style at The King and Lamb restaurant.

Prices start at just £99 for a Standard Double Room. Use promotional code MAYBANKSP when booking to enjoy a glass of Prosecco each for each night of your stay.

For bookings call 01753 534 790 or visit


The Majestic Hotel, Harrogate

This 19th Century hotel offers guests eight acres of beautifully landscaped gardens to explore, as well as spa facilities within a tranquil chill out zone. During your stay day trip destinations won’t be hard to come by, as the hotel is located within easy reach of attractions including the Montpellier Quarter, complete with boutiques, galleries, and bars, as well as the famous Betty’s Tearooms.

Prices start at £85 for a Standard Double. For bookings call 01423 700 300 or visit


The Old Ship Hotel, Brighton

If your kind of city break is filled with culture, history, and shopping – Brighton is the place for you. Local attractions include Britain’s oldest aquarium, Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, and Brighton Beach – all within walking distance. After a day of wandering, settle down for the night in The Old Ship Hotel, located on Brighton’s famous seafront, and a short walk from Brighton Pier. To top off your experience, tuck into a meal with a view at the hotel’s Steak on Sea restaurant, using the best local produce to cook up British European cuisine.

Prices start at £171 for a Standard Double Room. For bookings call 01273 329 001 or visit


The Angel Hotel, Cardiff

With May Bank Holiday arguably being one of the most anticipated long weekends in the calendar due to the high chance of sun, Wales is a favorite for any city break goers. Guests will find The Angel Hotel situated between Principality Stadium and Cardiff Castle – perfectly placed for discovering the Welsh capital and all its attractions. Boasting unique and modern furnishings, with a restaurant that serves traditional Welsh cuisine, the hotel promises a memorable break for families, or for romantic getaways.

From £135.00 per night in a Standard Double. For bookings call 02920 649 200 or visit


The Redworth Hall Hotel, County Durham

A North East treasure, with attractions to enjoy and sights to soak up, County Durham has a thriving retail, bar and restaurant scene, and is within easy reach of popular neighbouring city Newcastle. An ideal base from which to explore the local area, or to hide away from the outside world on a relaxing retreat, is The Redworth Hall Hotel. This Jacobean manor house boasts 26 acres of landscaped gardens and peaceful woodlands, as well as an indoor pool with spa facilities available for guests.

Prices start at £104 for a Standard Double. For bookings call 01388 770 600 or visit


The Stirling Highland Hotel, Stirling

Stirling is within reach of both Glasgow and Edinburgh, and has sights of its own to visit including Stirling Castle and the Stirling Bridge. Dubbed the ‘gateway’ to the Scottish Highlands, you won’t fall short of beautiful mountainous views, lochs and long walks. During your trip stay at The Stirling Highland Hotel and take advantage of facilities from a health club, to The Scholars Restaurant – which is known for its British and European cuisines with traditional Scottish flavours.

Prices start at £150 for a Standard Double. For bookings call 01786 272 727 or visit


See yourself relaxing in the spa at The Redworth Hall Hotel or spending the day touring Cardiff’s landmarks this May Bank Holiday? Spend the weekend with us, but make sure you book up in advance to avoid disappointment…


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