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Deals of the week - Brockencote hall, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, Barcelona

Less than £200... Brockencote Hall, a lakeside manor in the Worcestershire village of Chaddesley Corbett, has a two-night escape from now until 31 May for £155pp, based on two sharing for Sunday to Thursday stays. Cream tea is included on arrival, with one three-course dinner and breakfast. Brockencotehall.com

Less than £500... On Saturday, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam reopens after a 10-year renovation. Railbookers has a two-night break for £269pp with gallery tickets, Eurostar from London to Brussels, onwards train to Amsterdam and B&B at the Vondel Hotel in July or August. Railbookers.com

Less than £1,000... For £549pp, Kirker Holidays has four nights in Barcelona, valid all year for Sunday and Monday arrivals. The package includes B&B at the three-star Hotel Reding, centrally located near the Ramblas and the Plaça de Catalunya, with BA flights from Heathrow and transfers. Kirkerholidays.com