Tourist information for people taking weekend breaks

What sort of weekend break are you looking for?

A weekend break is a very nice way of taking a holiday because it enables you to get away and do something different, explore a new place, but is not long enough to allow boredom to creep in.

Popular weekend break destinations and types of weekend break

Weekend break in a city

Weekend break in the country

Weekend seaside break

Weekend spa break

Weekend activity break

Weekend golfing break

Weekend fishing break


Weekend Activity Breaks

Weekends are generally the time that people have to pursue their sports and hobbies. Keen cyclists take part in competitions at weekends, anglers go on fishing trips with friends. A weekend is often the only time that people can meet up for organised activities.


Celebration Weekends

weekend breaks on a bargeBirthdays and anniversaries are often celebrated at weekends because that is when the greatest number of friendsand relatives can get together for the event.  Parties and dinners are hosted in restaurants, in large mansions booked purely for a party weekend and on boats. An event on a boat or barge is that something different. Rent an old London barge for a sail around the Essex coast and enjoy a buffet on board for your guests.

Find out more about weekend breaks on a boat.

One company that offers a barge cruise from Maldon in Essex is Topsail Weekends Away.  Sailing trips and weekends away onboard Thames Sailing Barges. Also available for floating cottage hire and wedding reception venues and party hire in Essex, Suffolk and East Coast.



Essex is wonderful for shopping weekend breaks

weekend breaks ChelmsfordAnyone who wants to have a shopping weekend would be advised to come to Essex. The county has a number of very good shopping centres and extensive shopping retail parks ar Lakeside in Thurrock and Freeport in Braintree. Chelmsford city centre is pedestrianised and lined with all the major shops and chains. There are plenty of eateries for lunch and coffee. Enjoy a weekend break near Chelmsford with theatre or cinema in the evening. The city boasts excellent traffic free cycle paths throughout the centre that connect with various parks and green spaces.

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