Booking.com Reveals the Top Trending Destinations Travellers are Booking this Easter
The Easter holidays are just a few weeks away. The weather is improving, days are getting longer and what better time to book your first break of the year.
Recent research* from Booking.com highlights that Brits intend to carve out travel experiences that hark back to simpler times, including nostalgic getaways (84%) that provide the thrill of reliving the glory days. From London to Glasgow, explore Booking.com’s top trending cities booked by Brits this Easter**.
There is no surprise that London is the top destination being booked by UK travellers this Spring.
With numerous activities and sights to do and see, London is a perfect city to visit with friends, family or even solo. What better way to see the city than from the London Eye – a great attraction for couples, sight seekers or even a family day out. The capsules are spacious and your half hour trip on the London Eye will leave you wanting to see more of the London skyline. With Westminster and Southbank just a few minutes away, you can experience some amazing restaurants and bars, ideal for a romantic meal or a fun family day out.
Where To Stay - Apex City Of London - Sustainable Travel Property
Located close to the Tower of London, this 4-star hotel is perfect for a stylish trip to London. With a modern restaurant and bar, as well as a state-of-the-art Technogym, this hotel has it all for your Easter city break. Liverpool Street and Tower Hill tube station are also right on your doorstep, giving easy access to the rest of the city.
Scoring in as the second most booked destination by UK travellers this Easter is Manchester.
This bustling city is known for offering a whole host of attractions to keep every type of traveller occupied. From housing the biggest shopping centre in England, The Trafford Centre, to the National Football Museum, and delicious restaurants in the Spinningfields area, there is something for everyone. If you are looking for some family fun, then look no further than the Treasure Hunt Walking Tour, an immersive experience for everyone to enjoy.
Where To Stay - The James Manchester - Sustainable Travel Property
Located in the middle of the city centre, The James is located in the vicinity of the Manchester Arena which would make it a perfect apartment if you were going to a concert or event. The apartment itself comes with a fully equipped kitchen with all essential accessories. With the spacious apartment to yourself, you will feel right at home after a busy day exploring the city.
Edinburgh has also been ranked as one of the destinations to go to and it is easy to see why. The city is full of history and culture. If you are fascinated about the history of the city then the Afternoon Old Town and Underground Tour would be perfect for you. Edinburgh is also home to the theatre district of Scotland as well as some of the most picturesque sights and gardens to feast your eyes on.
Where To Stay - Braid Apartments by Mansley
Located close to Edinburgh Castle, this apartment is perfect for your Spring break. With its own kitchen you have the choice of dining in or treating yourself to a meal out. With Edinburgh Castle and the National Museum of Scotland all within walking distance, this apartment is ideal for your Edinburgh stay.
Liverpool is the fourth most booked city in the UK this Easter. This is no surprise when it is home of one the biggest football teams in the world and one of the most iconic boy bands to ever pick up a microphone. Besides being the birthplace of the Beatles, the city is rich with architectural heritage, from the city’s two cathedrals to the historically significant Albert Dock and the Tate art gallery making it the perfect place for culture vultures. You can also visit the British Music Experience for a chance to explore and learn about the history of British music throughout the years, as well as witness memorabilia from the likes of Adele and Oasis.
Where to Stay - Staycity Aparthotels Liverpool Duke Street - Sustainable Travel Property
Located close to the city centre, this deluxe apartment is surrounded by stunning restaurants and bars. The waterfront is also close-by where you will find some beautiful places to wine and dine. The apartment is spacious and has an open plan living room and kitchen with many of the apartments having a balcony overlooking the waterfront and the rest of the city.
The second Scottish city on Booking.com’s list is Glasgow, the national cultural hub and home to the Scottish ballet, Scottish opera, and the national theatre of Scotland. The city’s iconic architecture and the famous shipbuilding docks which the city was built around is a sight to behold and a must see. Take a tour of the city with the Hop-on, Hop-off City Sightseeing Bus Tour, a perfect way to see the sights if you are only in Glasgow for a short period of time
Where To Stay- Clayton Hotel Glasgow City - Sustainable Travel Property
Located in the heart of Glasgow city centre and located right next to the Buchanan galleries, Clayton Hotel is a stunning four-star hotel with a restaurant and a bar inside the complex. With everything on your doorstep, from museums to cathedrals, will Glasgow be seeing you this Spring?
Booking.com is offering at least 15% on participating 2023 accommodation across the globe as part of its Getaway Deals, available for bookings from 4 April – 28 September, offering complete flexibility to travel now or in the future.
*Travel Predictions 2023 research commissioned by Booking.com and conducted among a sample of adults who plan to travel for business or leisure in the next 12-24 months. In total 24,179 respondents across 32 countries and territories were polled (including 1014 from Argentina, 1006 from Australia, 505 from Austria, 504 from Belgium, 1009 from Brazil, 503 from Canada, 1009 from China, 1010 from Colombia, 505 from Croatia, 505 from Denmark, 1010 from France, 1001 from Germany, 500 from Hong Kong, 1005 from India, 504 from Ireland, 504 from Israel, 1008 from Italy, 1003 from Japan, 504 from Mexico, 502 from The Netherlands, 1007 from New Zealand, 1009 from Portugal, 507 from Singapore, 1008 from South Korea, 1001 from Spain, 505 from Sweden, 508 from Switzerland, 500 from Taiwan, 504 from Thailand, 1006 from the UK, 1009
** The top domestic destinations booked by Brits for Easter (3rd April – 17th April 2023)