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...

27 Facts about Cardiff that Might Surprise You

Nestled in beautiful Wales and one of Europe’s youngest capital cities, Cardiff has plenty of attitude. From amazing attractions to radical sports, it is the perfect destination for a city break. Here are 27 facts about Cardiff that might surprise you. Travel Stats 1. Cardiff is the...

Unmissable Free Things to do in Paris
16 Unmissable Free Things to do in Paris

There is so much to do in The City of Light, you could spend months researching your city break. So we've done the hard work for you with our handy list of highlights. As with many of our favourite European capitals there are also ample...

Most visited cities in the UK
Top 10 Most Visited Cities in the UK

Millions of visitors travel to and around the UK every year and according to Visit Britain every corner of our beautiful islands are visited. Whether you are a British or international tourist, there is indeed plenty to see and do in the UK. If you...

Facts about Newcastle
34 Facts about Newcastle that Might Surprise You

Famous for its nightlife and Geordie accent, this vibrant city is one of our top city break destinations in the UK and one we would highly recommend. While its party persona needs no introduction, here are some facts about Newcastle that might surprise you. NEWCASTLE TRAVEL...

2017 Best UK City Festivals

As the weather gets warmer, Britain becomes the destination for festivals and events of all sizes and genres. You will have heard of the most famous ones, Glastonbury and the V Festival, but for those not so keen on camping or unable to fork out...

city break favourite destinations
Where to City Break: Our Team’s Favourite Destinations

So many destinations, so little time! In today’s world you could quite literally city break anywhere, but where do you start?? With so many amazing cities, some only a train ride away, how do you pick one? For this million dollar question we decided to...

Free Things to do Glasgow
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....

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London Shopping Guide

You don’t need to be a fashionista to know London is one of the top fashion capitals of the world. From its British style, home-grown designers and globally famous biannual London Fashion Week, if you love fashion, you will love London. Find your sweet spot...

Famous Love Story Destinations
Famous Love Story Destinations

From Fifty Shades to Twilight, romantic stories have stirred emotions and featured in blockbuster and bestseller lists for as long as we've been putting pen to paper. They might have you reaching for the tissues believing love conquers all, or leave you cold. But, love or...

Free Things to do in Edinburgh
29 Free Things to do in Edinburgh

One of the most dynamic cities in the UK and home to month-long cultural festivals, the Scottish capital is an amazing city break destination. And the best of it? You will not only be spoiled for choice on what to do, but there are also...

family friendly serviced apartments
Top Family Friendly Serviced Apartments

Whether you travel by air, train or car, being on the move with children can at times be a challenging experience. Fortunately, this doesn’t have to continue when you get to your destination. For families, serviced apartments offer not only amazing value for money, but...

Visit Scotland: everything you need to know about Going Scottish

Brave, Braveheart, Highlander… Take your pick, there are many films inspired by the mysteries of Scotland. Famous for its breath-taking scenery, strong traditions and fiery party-loving people, the home of many legends will certainly spark your imagination too. This is your guide to going Scottish...

Win a city break in Manchester
Win a City Break in Manchester

Feeling the pinch in January and dreading the emotional low point of Blue Monday? Not on our watch, you won't! Here at Citybase we don't believe January is blue. We actually think is the colour of the food and the culture you taste on your city break....