British Easter Getaways

    Check out some of the finest British cities to visit over the 2016 Easter bank holiday weekend, we’ve teamed up with Village hotels to give the best options.

    If you are one of those people who loves a four-day bank holiday weekend then we just became best friends. We are fast approaching the Easter bank holiday and thought we would share some of the best British city breaks along with our favourite events. We have partnered with Village Hotels to bring you some of our city break highlights.

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    We were lucky enough to stay at a Village hotel and must state that the rooms are extremely comfortable and stylish, the power showers are really great for the beard and hair. Each hotel has free Wi-Fi so you have no excuse to miss the weekly edition of TheBeardMag (sign up here), free parking, Starbuck and the standard room service, with a smile of course. If you book direct through their website, you can also enjoy free access to their Health & Fitness club during your stay, watch this space for some more fitness tips from us! We can’t promise a beard pampering experience but they do have really friendly staff, just use the power of the beard!



    With miles of golden sands and sparkling sea, the vibrant cosmopolitan town of Bournemouth has it all. Explore a vast variety of shops, restaurants and holiday accommodation, seafront hotels, quality B&Bs, a buzzing nightlife and endless countryside with beautiful award-winning gardens and water sports galore. Why don’t you plan a visit for the Classic Cars on the Prom? An ever-changing weekly line-up of vehicles dating from 1915 up to the early 1980s, running every Sunday excluding 22nd May, 5th and 26th June, 7th and 21st August and 4th September. Check out the Village Bournemouth hotels here.



    Hilly Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital, has a medieval Old Town and an elegant Georgian New Town, with gardens and neoclassical buildings. It’s home to Arthur’s Seat, an extinct volcano in Holyrood Park with sweeping views from its peak. Edinburgh’s TradFest kick starts the summer season with a feast of music, storytelling, dance, folk drama, folk film, literature & talks, crafts & visual arts on 27th April. Check out the Village Edinburgh hotels here.



    Cardiff, Wales’ Capital city, offers a startling range of unique attractions, top class entertainment and quality shopping with a difference – all within walking distance. Innovative architecture sits alongside historic buildings and Cardiff Bay offers entertainment for everyone. Why not plan a trip to the Darts Premier League? The world’s leading darts players will return to the Motorpoint Arena on Thursday March 31. Check out the Village Cardiff hotels here.



    With its unique attractions, exciting events, world-class sport offerings, unrivalled musical heritage and famously warm welcomes, Liverpool is the ideal destination to visit and explore. With the largest collection of museums and galleries anywhere outside of the Capital, Liverpool’s culture and heritage are at the very heart of the city. What better things to do than attend the largest horse race in the world, the Crabbie’s Grand National runs from 7th to 9th April. Check out the Village Liverpool hotels here.


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