Girls Day Out

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Glasgow 1 - 3 Dec

Fancy a weekend getaway?

No holiday plans yet this year? If you're not heading to the sunny beaches of Majorca or cobbled streets of Paris, then how about a holiday that’s right on your doorstep in the UK?! Take a look at our top 5 UK holiday destinations for you and your family or friends, then come to the Girls Day Out Show to do all of your holiday shopping in one place! What's more some of these destination hotspots will be at this year's show, so you can chat to the team and get your getaway booked up!

1) East Ayrshire / Lochside House Hotel

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Overlooking The Loch of the Lowes and with the nearby Creoch Loch in sight, Lochside boasts magnificent views of the surrounding Ayrshire countryside. This individual and welcoming hotel with landscaped gardens invites you to discover Burns country, and view the landscape that inspired his poetry. You could visit the Gaiety or Palace Theatre, go horse riding in the Blackstones Clydesdales, experience the Dark Sky Observatory, go for a walk and see Glen Afton Reservoir, get a coffee at Catrine House or find out more about Robert Burns at the Burns House Museum. The possibilities are endless!

2) Renfrewshire / Ingliston Country Club

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The surrounding area to Ingliston Country Club is heaven for guests wanting to explore the very best of Scotland. Glasgow’s vibrant cultural, social and shopping scene is nearby, while Loch Lomond – the gateway to the Highlands – is a mere stone’s throw away. Situated in stunning surroundings, Ingliston has some of the very best equestrian and leisure facilities in Europe!

3) The Gower Peninsula / Fairyhill

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Hidden seductively within 24 acres of Gower woodland, you'll find an iconic Grade II listed property. A wine cellar of international repute. An unrivaled gin bar. Steeped in over 300 years of rich history, this destination gives an unusual combination of breathtaking beaches and medieval ruins. You could take an afternoon walk from Rhossili to Worm’s Head, taking in some breathtaking views!

4) Peak District / Hodgkinson Hotel

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This historic grade II listed hotel dates from 1770 when it was originally part of the larger New Inn built during the height of the Georgian spa era. Great care has been taken to restore the remainder of the building to its former Victorian splendor whilst satisfying the needs of the discerning traveler. Hodgkinson's offers the best of home comforts in a wonderful setting full of character. By day, take in the many sites of Matlock Bath and the peak district, including the Heights of Abraham, limestone cliffs and caves, walks, cycling, nearby castles, manor houses and more. By night, get pampered with the best home cooked dishes, retiring to the lounge for a drink by the fire or enjoy the traditional English pubs and restaurants. In keeping with the historic legacy of the Hodgkinson's each of the bedrooms are individually furnished with original antiques!

5) Forest Of Dean / The Tudor Farmhouse

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This former working farm has been lovingly converted into a stylish boutique hotel with home-spun touches of laid-back luxury. Their 20 characterful rooms, cottages and suites will make you want to stay forever! From lunchtime lighter-bites or all-day grazing, their award winning chef Rob Cox creates mouth-watering seasonal menus and classic dishes with a modern twist. Situated in the quaint village of Clearwell this 13th-century converted farmhouse-turned-hotel is just a few miles away over the Welsh border, located on the banks of the river Monnow. You could visit Puzzlewood, an eerie forest just five minutes from the hotel, the location for the last Star Wars film!

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