The best winter destinations in the United Kingdom

Portmeirion’s main square ©Mrs Logic/Flickr

Winter had almost arrived. If you are planning a trip somewhere in the United Kingdom during the winter months, I have to tell you that you have found the perfect article. It will contain useful information about the best winter destinations in the United Kingdom. These destinations aren’t typical ski- or winter sports resorts. These are recommended for those who prefer warmer temperatures during the winter months, too.

Some of the following destinations offer fantastic hotels and facilities, such as spa, wellness and so on. What could be more relaxing during the cold months than enjoying the spa services offered by a gorgeous hotel? I think you’ve got a feel for a great weekend to a fantastic hotel. If you did, read on to find out which these destinations are and what facilities they have on offer.


Perhaps thanks to the föhn effect, Gwynedd is famous for having quite high temperatures in January. A popular place where you can enjoy the warmth is the village of Portmeirion. It is well-known for its beautiful subtropical gardens. It offers two fantastic hotels and superb cottages for visitors. There are offered great winter spa packages at the Mermaid Spa and the Hotel Portmeirion. It will surely be an unforgettable experience. The superb winter package includes the accommodation, breakfast and a treatment which can be chosen by the guest: full body aromatherapy massage, manicure and pedicure, hot stone treatment or seaweed wrap with body serum. You will surely be amazed by the hospitality, the facilities and quality of the spa services.


Portmeirion’s main square ©Mrs Logic/Flickr


Another fantastic place for a winter holiday is Devon. The southernmost town of Devon is a paradise for those who prefer warmer temperatures even during the winter months. It is the town of Salcombe. The town has a fantastic hotel to offer to visitors, the South Sands Hotel. It includes a superb restaurant and its terrace overlooks the beach. During the winter months walking and shooting are the more usual activities which can be practiced here. Opt for a Beach Suite and enjoy the gorgeous scenery as you relax in your comfortable bed.

Salcombe beach ©eGuide Travel/Flickr

North Yorkshire

If you are looking for swimming pools even in the winter months, the Feversham Arms Hotel in Helmsley is the perfect choice for you. Besides the gorgeous large swimming pool, the hotel offers great spa services at Verbena Spa. Enjoy the relaxing spa baths by candlelight, opt for a fantastic and relaxing massage or choose a superb spa package. They have on offer pregnancy treatments, too. It is surely the perfect choice for every preference.

East Sussex

Are you dependent on sun? Choose the town with the most hours of sun, Eastbourne. There are two outstanding hotels in Eastbourne, the Big Sleep Hotel and the Grand Hotel. Both of them have great facilities and services to offer and include fantastic restaurants. The Grand Hotel even provides a superb swimming pool. Choose the one which suits better to your preference.

View over Eastbourne ©HerryLawford/Flickr


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