How to Get More for Your Money on a Short Break

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Let’s face it, everybody loves a good holiday! But when time and money is tight, many of us only get to enjoy a break once a year. Since working at Superbreak, I’ve learnt to love the beauty of short breaks, and I’ve learnt to love a bargain even more! I’ve realised that getting away for a long weekend doesn’t have to cost the earth and that the best way to find yourself a cheap short break is to hunt out deals that give you a little bit extra!

The more that’s included in the price, the less you have to worry about shelling out for on the trip. Whether its inclusive attraction tickets, fancy afternoon teas or simply a delicious evening meal, the little extras add up to make a trip extra special. So I’ve scoured the best offers at Superbreak this week to help you get more for your money!

Bettys Harrogate
No trip to Harrogate is complete without visiting the famous Betty’s tea room. Be sure to try the fat rascal!

1.       Harrogate Foodie Weekend Deal

Where: The 4* Holiday Inn Harrogate, North Yorkshire

The Price: from £105 per person / £210 per couple

The Deal: Regarded as the most exclusive and glamorous city of the North, Harrogate is a historical hidden gem nestled within the rolling countryside of North Yorkshire. This deal is for a 2 night stay and includes an evening meal at the hotel’s Abbey Restaurant. With an inclusive spend of £23pp, you can enjoy a delicious 3 course meal included in the price of your break! It also includes a full English buffet breakfast on both mornings of your stay. Amazing!

2.  Cornwall Cream Tea Deal

Where: The 4* Polurria Hotel, Lizard Peninsula

The Price: from £60 per person / £120 per couple

The Deal: By far our best  cream tea; location of the moment! Leave your worries behind and enjoy one night on the stunning Cornish coat. In this deal, the lovely people at the Polurria are throwing in a delicious cream tea on arrival at the hotel. But be quick, this deal is so cheap it will be going , going, scone! (Sorry, I couldn’t resist).

Drayton Manor
Combine 4* luxury with an action packed adventure the kids will love with our Drayton Manor Deal!

3.       Drayton Manor Attraction Break Deal

Where: The 4* Drayton Manor Hotel and Theme Park

The Price: from £48 per person

The Deal: If you’re looking for a bargain family break, look no further. Whisk the kids away for one night in the 4* Drayton Manor Hotel before an adventure-filled day at Drayton Manor theme park. The deal includes your hotel stay and ticket entry into the park (worth £36 alone!). They’re even throwing in a full breakfast to set you up for the fun day ahead! P.s If you stay at the hotel for 2 nights, you’ll get 2 day park entry

4.       Surrey Wining and Dining Deal

Where: The 4* Wotton House Hotel, Dorking, Surrey

The Price: £85.50 per person / £171 per couple

The Deal: If you’re looking for something a little more refined that’s jam packed with extras, here’s the deal for you! Stay one night amongst the stunning landscaped grounds of Wotton House in Surrey and receive a delicious inclusive three course meal on the first night of your stay, as well as a full breakfast the following morning. The deal also includes a visit to nearby Denbies Wine Estate with a guided tour of the working winery and a vineyard train tour. The best part of all is that you’ll also enjoy a wine tasting session as part of your tour where you will taste 3 fabulous English wines. I’ll drink to that!

Wotton House Dorking
Make the palatial surroundings of Wotton House your home for the weekend and enjoy a three course meal, vineyard tour, breakfast and wine tasting included in the price!

5.  Derbyshire Shopping and Afternoon Tea Deal 

Where: The 4* Hallmark Hotel Derby, Derbyshire

The Price: 2 Nights at £99 per person / £198 per couple

The Deal: This is the perfect deal for a girly weekend away! The Hallmark Hotel is a stunning landmark Victorian building with stylish décor, providing blissful surroundings for a weekend away. The deal includes a 2 night stay along with a gorgeous Afternoon tea at the hotel and breakfast on each morning of your stay. Better still, you’ll also receive a £20 shopping voucher for you to spend at the nearby Westfield Shopping Centre, home to all the best high street and designer brands. That’s a nice little bonus if you ask me! (1 voucher per 2 people).

Enjoy an indulgent Girly weekend break or treat the other half to a fabulous 4* break at the Hallmark Hotel.
Enjoy an indulgent Girly weekend break or treat the other half to a fabulous 4* break at the Hallmark Hotel.

Looking for an added-extras break for a certain budget and area? Comment in the box below with your preferences and let me find the perfect break for you!

*All prices within this post were correct at time of publication, prices subject to change.

Click here to find many more fantastic deals on our hotels with added extras page!

8 responses to “How to Get More for Your Money on a Short Break

  1. Simon

    Looking for a London break either April 11/12 or 12/13. 3 star with
    or without rail. Fairly Central if possible but upto
    35 minutes on tube from Kings Cross. Budget depends if with rail, upto
    £250 if with.

  2. carina

    looking for a cheap and cheerful short break april 22nd for 2-3 nights….. city break ideally, can get to luton or east mids airports easily enough by train
    budget approx £200 – £300 depending on whats available

    • 6. Hayley

      Hi Carina! Very pleased to here you’re planning a short break 🙂 I’ve just done a quick search for you and found a 2 night break departing on Tuesday 22nd April from Luton Airport to Barcelona for 2 people starting from £250.50pp! Take a quick look here… If you need any help, just give us a shout 🙂

  3. Chloe


    We were given a £150 voucher as a wedding present and would like to go to Bournemouth or Oxford for a Saturday night, preferably in July (not 19th) or August (not 16th). Ideally we’d like to include some extras if possible. Any help is appreciated 🙂

  4. Isabel Mackay

    I am looking for a two night break in York City( tried Best Western Monkbar Hotel it is full} B/B with 1st night evening meal for two people. I require train travel from Inverness to York for one. I have £70 travel vouchers. Look forward to hearing from you.

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