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Unusual Short Breaks & Weekend Holiday Breaks

Even the most luxurious of five-star retreats may not be what you’re after for your next short break. This time, you could try something a little bit different! Just pick up a voucher for an unusual short break from

You could choose to visit a cosy, secure wood cabin at Lake Dacre near Bridlington, a breathtaking area that’s just a short hop from the coast. A voucher for a one-night stay at Lake Dacre includes the use of your own private outdoor dining area for barbecues or eating al fresco, and there’s a nearby clubhouse if you fancy a sneaky nightcap before you snuggle up for the night.

You can also partake in a little fishing, sailing or golf, and you don’t have to kip in a tent. Introduce an element of surprise by opting for a voucher instead: the Unusual Escapes gift voucher covers lots of different getaways in Cumbria, Dumfries, Norfolk, London, Yorkshire, Somerset and more.

You could help out on a farm, or you could even spend the night in a black cab. That’s right: you can actually fall asleep in a cab on purpose, without annoying the driver or being sick on him.