Five of the prettiest UK places to visit in Spring

Spring is firmly in the air and winter is almost behind us – so how better to celebrate than with a short spring break in the UK?

Experience some great British hotspots with Apex Hotels – each of which offer their own fantastic dining experiences and comfortable accommodation for families, couples and solo travellers – the ideal way to enjoy a spring break.

In London alone, there’s the hidden gem that is Apex Temple Court, the modern Apex London Wall, and four-star standout Apex City of London Hotel.

Apex City of Bath Hotel meanwhile provides a four-star gateway to the historic spa city and is Bath’s largest hotel.

For centrally located, modern luxury in Glasgow, Apex City of Glasgow Hotel is hard to beat, and Dundee’s Apex City Quay Hotel & Spa offers the ultimate in relaxation with its wonderful spa facilities.

Apex also offers a host of great Edinburgh hotels, including the stylish Georgian architecture of Apex Waterloo Place, the castle views of Apex Grassmarket, the modern Apex City of Edinburgh, and brilliant transport links of Apex Haymarket.

Five great ideas for spring break 2018

  • With Apex Hotels found in five UK locations, there’s a great spring activity to suit you in each city.
  • For a city break in Edinburgh, there’s the Beltane Fire Festival on 30 April which marks the changing of the seasons with a mix of drums, fire and physical theatre.
  • For a city break in Bath, there’s the hilarious annual comedy festival, running from 27 March – 15 April.
  • For your Dundee holidays, there’s the Dundee Whisky Social on 24 March, with a chance to sample the finest drams and take part in unique masterclasses.


What’s on during the UK spring bank holidays

For a unique waterway spectacle on your London spring bank holiday, the Canalway Cavalcade is coming to London’s Little Venice from 5-7 May.

  • The exciting Bath Festival meanwhile offers a multi-arts extravaganza from 11 – 27 May.
  • Similarly, Glasgow city breaks are a perfect way to experience the two-week Southside Fringe from 11 – 27 May with some 150 acts.
  • Looking for a physical challenge on your Edinburgh city break? Then the Edinburgh Marathon Festival might be for you on 26 and 27 May.


When spring has sprung, you’ll certainly not be short of great spring break activities to make the most of your Apex hotel.