Celebratory Birthdays, milestone birthdays

Best Milestone Birthday Breaks in the UK

Have you got a big birthday coming up? A special holiday in the UK might be the perfect way to celebrate. Whether its with the whole family, all your friends, or just the two of you, or whether you want a birthday weekend away or a full week, there are plenty of ideas for the best birthday holiday in the UK.

Make your celebrations extra special by planning a cottage break in the countryside at one of the top destinations in England, Scotland and Wales. Stay in a selection of luxurious cottages with indulgent extras, such as hot tubs and log fires, and celebrate you milestone birthday in real style.

Discover where to go and what to do for your birthday getaway in the UK.

Lizard Peninsula

30th Birthday Weekend Getaways In Cornwall

Turning 30 is cause to celebrate. And we think that Cornwall is a great destination for your, hers, and his special 30th birthday break.

Where to go for 30th birthday: Discover the beautiful corner of England that is Cornwall, where you can experience a birthday break on the beach with endless activities to do. Whether you’re looking to celebrate with your partner or a group of your friends and family, there’s a bounty of things you can do to welcome in your 30s.  From learning to surf in Newquay, tasting wine in Camel Valley to trekking with Alpacas – nothing is off the cards when planning an unforgettable birthday break to Cornwall.  Discover the beautiful beaches of St Ives on your birthday escape, with a gorgeous seaside town and Blue Flag beaches.

Where to stay: With room for up to six guests, The New Pin is perfectly located with sea views of St Ives from the rooftop snug.

What to do: Visit the beaches, enjoy long coastal walks, and shop in the quaint Cornish sea-side towns. If it’s raining, take a seafood cooking class in Padstow, go wine tasting, or fly by helicopter to Lands End and back. There is plenty of things to do in Cornwall for your 30th birthday holiday.

Lakes on Snowdon

40th Birthday Breaks in the Lake District

Your 40th  birthday break is the time to really be adventurous. The Lake District is the perfect place to do that with family, friends, or your four-legged friends.

Where to go for 40th birthday: This beautiful destination, which has inspired writers including William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter, is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Home to glistening lakes and cascading waterfalls, the Lake District presents some of northwest England’s jaw-dropping lakes. Celebrate your 40th in style by matching your milestone with another by climbing Scafell Pike for an adrenaline-filled break to tick off reaching the summit of England’s highest peak. Alternatively, take things at a slower pace with a boat tour on the glistening Windermere Lake.

Places to stay for 40th birthday: With so much history, there are lots of beautiful cottages and lodges to rent in the Lake District. Or, if you want a really luxurious birthday getaway, contact us for the perfect plan.

What to do: If long hikes exploring the breathtaking landscape of the Lake District isn’t for you, there are plenty of museums, villages, and activity centres that you can visit during your break.

Stag Cabin, Scottish Highlands

50th Birthday Breaks in Scotland

Your 50th warrants traveling a little bit further for a special birthday break. And Scotland is the perfect place to go.

Where to go for a 50th birthday weekend: Scotland is a destination designed for seeing outdoors, whether it’s discovering Lochs (Scottish Lakes) or sandy beaches, the options are endless when planning your 50th up north. Home to a riveting history, Scotland has what seems like an endless list of castles to explore.

Where to stay: Book a week in the Stag Cabin, a chic and Scandinavian-influenced luxury cabin with stunning views of the Loch and peak of Ben More.

What to do for a 50th birthday in Scotland: For city celebrations on your birthday, head to Edinburgh, in which its castle majestically influences its skyline and is a stunning backdrop to your birthday break. Furthermore, if you’re looking to escape the buzz, you can celebrate remotely in the Highlands, which provides ten thousand square miles of natural landscape, from mountains to glens. From here, you can climb Ben Nevis, which is the UK highest mountain.

Beach and golf lovers may want to celebrate in style in the historic town of St Andrews, which has sandy golden beaches and plenty of golf courses to Par your way through.


60th Birthday Breaks in the Peak District

Discover the countryside at your own speed with a 60th birthday break in the Peak District.

Where to go for 60th birthday weekend: Home to quiet villages and market towns that surround the stunning country, the Peak District is perfect for celebrating your 60th with a combination of relaxation and exploration. Known for its outstanding scenery accessed by waking trails and paths, the Peak District is an excellent walking destination for all levels of abilities. What’s more, the Hope Valley Explorer hop-on hop-off bus experience allows to the see the Peak District National Park ‘s highlights such as Edale, Castelton and Derwent Valley.

Where to stay: Enjoy quiet celebrations in the Derbyshire countryside at the Luxury Barn with gorgeous garden that homes a relaxing hot tub with views.

What to do: In between walking, explore many gorgeous towns and villages with afternoon tea cafes, cozy pubs and waterside walks. For a lovely afternoon walk head to Sheepwash Bridge in Ashford-in-the-Water, which is nearby age-old churches and limestone cottages. Lovers of art can explore Bakewell, which is home to independent shops and galleries, as well as unique eateries (make sure you try a Bakewell pudding in which this village is known for).

Village of Castle Combe in the Cotswolds

70th Birthday Breaks in the Cotswolds

For a more relaxed pace of celebrations for your 70th birthday, head to the charming Cotswolds.

Where to go to celebrate 70th birthday: If you love stunning views, the Cotswolds is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in which you can explore by foot or car. You will be taken back in time to villages with stone buildings and thatched roofs, rolling countryside and quaint shopping streets.

Where to stay: Enjoy your celebrations at The Coach House with gorgeous gardens and enough room for 4 guests.

What to do for your 70th birthday holiday: To take in the mesmerizing scenery of the Costwolds, drive through some of the most breathtaking villages such as the beautiful town of Broadway, and make sure to stop off at Broadway Tower for incredible views. Furthermore, Chipping Campden shouldn’t be missed when celebrating your 70th. Stop by on your drive through to age-old stone buildings, charming pubs, and pretty bluebell fields.

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