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28 Free Things to do in Glasgow

The biggest city in Scotland, close to all Loch Lomond has to offer, and rich in history, Glasgow makes for a great city break destination. To add the cherry on top of the cake, the city offers an array of attractions completely free of charge....

The UK’s Most Accessible Cities

In mid-July, a call was made for major UK airports such as London Gatwick, London Stansted, Birmingham and Manchester to improve their accessibility standards and meet the huge demand in assistance requests. It has been revealed that there are around three million requests for assistance...

Solo Travelling abroad
How to Get the Most Out of Travelling Solo

Travelling solo can boost your confidence, help you face your fears and give you perspective; the most reported benefit of travelling alone. You become more independent, can figure out what works for you, what you enjoy, and how you want to live your life. You’ll...

Valentines Day – The Stats [Infographic]

The season of love is upon us and more than half of Brits are expected to part with over £1 billion of their hard-earned cash in the name of love. While the usual gift arsenal of cards, flowers and chocolate still apply, three quarters of...

Win a Romantic Valentine's Getaway
Win a Romantic Valentine’s Getaway

Hit the spot this Valentine's Day by wooing your beloved with a romantic getaway. Enter now our giveaway, to win a magical two-night stay. Romance is already in the air here at Citybase. And who doesn't like a good love story? So this Valentine’s Day, we’ve teamed...

best shopping destinations in Birmingham
The Best Shopping Destinations in Birmingham

Home to one of the UK’s biggest shopping malls, Birmingham is a famous shopping destination. But with so much on display, how do you choose where to visit? Fear not fellow shopaholics, our Birmingham shopping guide is here to help you find just the spot. 1....

Citybase Apartments Unveils Brand Refresh & New Parent Company

Serviced apartment specialist Citybase Apartments today revealed its fresh new look, upgraded website, new international locations and updated portfolio of high quality, family- and group- friendly apartments. The formation of its new parent company – Habicus Group - was also announced, with all firms within the...

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What is your perfect winter break destination? [Quiz]

Don't let the chill fool you, winter is a great time to travel. As the scenery transforms with the weather, some cities gain a very distinct feel. Restaurants change their menus for seasonal warmers, attractions get covered in festive lighting and fashion accommodates the cold by introducing some...

kitchens with the most striking colours
Top Kitchens with the Most Striking Colours

Kitchens are the heart of any home. They are also one of the key benefits of choosing a serviced apartment. So we've decided to show you how beautiful our kitchens are. Behold, our top kitchens with the most striking colour. One thing we absolutely love about...

Things to Do with a Toddler in Manchester

Manchester is a great city break destination. You will have heard of its nightlife, its music scene and its shopping and attractions, but what do you do if you are travelling with a toddler? Fear not. Although your little one cannot sample Manchester’s nightlife yet, that...

What type of Mancunian are you
What type of Mancunian are you? [Quiz]

Rather you are a local or a visitor, there is no denying Manchester is a wonderful city. With an industrial past that has now been transformed into trendy bars, restaurants and retail boutiques, the city lends itself well to the contrasting alternative and glamorous lifestyles...

Tips for travelling with teens
Easy Tips for Travelling with Teens

While little ones are often well-catered for, it's easy to forget your teen's needs when planning family holidays. These are our top tips for travelling with teens. We don’t really like to think about it. As parents, there is something exciting and liberating about not having to...

Visit Manchester this Autumn

Vibrant, bohemian and arty, there is always plenty to do in Manchester. From landmarks to theatres and museums, all the usual touristic attractions are on offer, but here are our highlights - all the events and sights you just don’t want miss in Manchester this...

Launching our Charity of the Year – Mind

After being nominated by our staff and receiving the highest number of votes, Mind has been chosen as our charity of the year. Offering support and information, Mind aims to raise awareness for issues surrounding mental health and provide assistance for those in need. With one...

things to do in London with teens
Things to do in London with Teens

Travelling with a teenager is different from travelling with an adult or a younger child, so we asked the teen children of our staff what they like to do when on holiday with their family. The answer was a mixture of sophistication and fun. They...

Joys of travelling with kids
The Joys of Travelling with Children

There is no denying that travelling with kids is a very different experience from travelling with friends or as a couple. From what you pack to where you go, it changes everything. We've taken a look at the differences, perks and funny happenings of going...

win a city break to Manchester
Win a Luxury City Break in Manchester

The suspense is over. We have a winner for our Luxury Manchester Giveaway! Are you ready? Before we make someone's Friday the best Friday ever, if you have not won this giveaway don't be dishearted. We plan to have more promotions like this throughout the year, so...

Most scenic train journeys in the UK
Most Scenic Train Journeys in the UK

Going on a city break is exciting: a new city, new things to explore and see. Rather than waiting for the fun to begin when you get to your destination, why not start your adventure while you're still on your way? Take the train and...

Cardiff with Kids Come Rain or Shine

The Welsh capital is a great city break destination and is Citybase’s sixth most popular city in the UK. Having gone through major redevelopment in recent years, Cardiff has a lot to offer any visitor and these are our top picks for visiting Cardiff with...