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Where will you spend Easter?

Wednesday, 31st March 2021

Pam Forrest

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Holiday ideas for short breaks and big trips

Put a spring in your step by planning your Easter getaway. With the bank holidays to provide the extra incentive, Easter is typically a great time to experience the transition from season to season.

Whether you’re ready to think big and plan a long haul adventure Down Under, take a leisurely week away in Iceland or catch the last of the snowfall on a mini-break in Scandinavia, read on for 9 great trips to whet your appetite…

Spend a Week Away


Enjoy the longer daylight hours and quieter period between winter and summer. Puffins arrive to nest, while Arctic poppies and other wildflowers speckle the plains. It’s the perfect time for a free-spirited self-drive around Iceland’s natural wonders.
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Get acquainted with the capitals of Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark on an independent journey through Scandinavia. Steeped in history, travel by foot, train and ship and soak in the views while embracing local culture and cuisine.
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Explore the highlights of Oslo, Flam and Bergen by rail and discover the stunning vistas that unfold around every corner. Witness fjords of adorned with cherry blossom by rail, waterfalls swelled by meltwater and fields with the first crops of spring.
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Enjoy a Long Weekend


Choose a spot of pampering on a chilled out escape to Swedish Lapland. In late April, snow still dusts the landscape, but the milder, longer days are perfectly suited to kicking back and relaxing in an Arctic spa.
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Experience the transition between seasons as Svalbard awakens from its winter hibernation. Spend an active weekend in Longyearbyen, world’s northernmost town. The days lengthen rapidly through April heading towards the perpetual light of the midnight sun over the still snowy landscape.
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Head off Long Haul


Head over to Canada’s Pacific Coast and enjoy an easy-going road trip during cherry blossom season. Explore hidden gems of Vancouver Island staying in friendly B&Bs and guesthouses along the way on a tailor-made adventure.
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New Zealand

Explore the beautiful autumn landscapes of New Zealand heading off the beaten track by road and on foot discovering picturesque national parks, lush rainforests, golden beaches and sweeping glaciers.
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This is prime time for a dip on Western Australia’s Ningaloo Reef, where you can snorkel with whale sharks and manta rays. Head-out on a coastal drive along the spectacular Western Australia coastline.
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Trust the Experts

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Call our Travel Specialists on 01737 214 250, arrange a video meeting to discuss your plans or send an enquiry.