There are two bank holidays just around the corner in May (6 and 27 May) which means two chances to get away from it all and relax. Bliss.
But there's no need to hop on a plane. Whether you're after a romantic mini-break or some good pub walks with friends, there's plenty to see here in GB.
We roped in Kate Chappell, editor of The Weekenders (theweekenders.co.uk), an online guide to planning that perfect British weekend away, to give us her top picks for the best British breaks.
Kate says, 'Money might be tight at the moment, but that's no reason why you can't enjoy a lovely long weekend away. The UK is full to bursting with cosy places to stay that won't cost a bomb and great places to eat that won't break the bank. We've picked five of the best wallet-friendly weekends....'
VISIT LONDON'S FLOWER MARKET LIKE KELLY BROOK
VISIT CORK FOR A REAL TASTE OF IRELAND
NEW YORK GUIDE: EXPLORE FORT GREENE, BROOKLYN