Travel Challenge: An August bank holiday break
Saturday 20 August 2011
Every week we invite three companies to offer their best deal for a specific holiday. Today: a three-night stay anywhere in the UK over the August Bank Holiday. Prices are for two people staying Friday 26 August to Sunday 28 August, inclusive.
£275.25: Stratford Manor, Stratford-upon-Avon
Includes accommodation with breakfast at Stratford Manor hotel. "This serene hotel offers the peace and quiet of the English countryside with access to the pool, sauna, steam room and more," says Lynda Matthews, of LateRooms.com (0844 774 1001; LateRooms.com).
£522: Braid Hills Hotel, Edinburgh
Includes BA flights from Gatwick on 26 August and room-only accommodation at the Best Western Braid Hills Hotel. "This bank holiday is the perfect opportunity to check out Edinburgh's vibrant and exciting Fringe Festival," says Mario Bounas, of ebookers.com. "This stylish hotel is within easy reach of all the action in Edinburgh, so you have great access to all the shows." (020 3320 3320; ebookers.com).
£885: Lime Wood, Hampshire
Includes accommodation at Lime Wood hotel in the New Forest near Lyndhurst on a room-only basis. "This is the ideal place for a blissful bank holiday break – a tranquil country house hotel with sumptuous rooms, a luxury spa and fantastic food," says Liz Simpson, of i-escape (0117 942 8476; i-escape.com).
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