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10 weekend breaks under £200

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Choose a relaxing getaway that won't cost a fortune on a Friday and Saturday night - and don't worry, there isn't a budget hotel chain among these lot. 

  • Weekend breaks under £200

    £100 per night

    Mortimer Country is the area where England meets Wales and is home to the award-winning Lower Buckton Country House. When you're not being spoiled with homemade cake in front of a cosy woodburner, head out for a paddle in the nearby stream and take in the Shropshire countryside before dining on locally sourced 'slow' dinner.

  • Weekend breaks under £200

    From £85 per night

    Cornwall can be pricey, which is why The Falmouth Townhouse is such a find. A boutique budget hotel in a handsome Georgian townhouse, it has power showers, flatscreen TVs and overlooks Falmouth's bustling seascape and marina.

  • Weekend breaks under £200

    Wagon for 2 from £70 per night

    You don't need bricks and mortar for an enjoyable mini-break. Enjoy a couple of nights under the stars in Whistle Wood Wagon in Cumbria. Built from recycled timber on a WWI lorry chassis, the wagon is cosy, modern, cheap and perched on top of a beautiful orchard overlooking the Pennines.

  • Weekend breaks under £200

    £75 to £85 per night

    Inexpensive weekend accommodation in the capital is hard to come by, which is why it's worth looking a little further afield if you're thinking of a London-based weekend break. Russell's in Clapton is a bright B&B with a '60s and '70s theme. Expect power showers, gourmet breakfasts, oh, and a friendly whippet called Reggie.

  • Weekend breaks under £200

    From £75 per night

    Pack your copy of Tess of the d'Urberville's and head to Thomas Hardy country for a break in the family-run Lower Fifehead Farm, in the beautiful hamlet of Fifehead St Quintin. Enjoy Dorset's majestic scenery and rich architecture before retiring to an open fire in the cosy 17th century farmhouse.

  • Weekend breaks under £200

    From £75 per night

    Enjoy Kent's Garden of England charm at the award-winning Treherne House in the Malverns. Laura Ashley decor gives the rooms a vintage country vibe, but there are high-tech room accessories on tap. Locally-sourced breakfasts are served overlooking the pond and gardens.

  • Weekend breaks under £200

    Houseboat for 3 from £75 per night

    Explore Edinburgh by water on a comfy, modern houseboat. Cast aside any idea of dark, cramped spaces, the Blue Hue comes with double bed, power shower, TV and wood burner.

  • Weekend breaks under £200

    £75 per night

    Enjoy pony-spotting in the glorious New Forest heathlands and a stay at the family-run Hunters Croft bed and breakfast, which is set in two and a half acres of gardens and paddocks.

  • Weekend breaks under £200

    £85 per night

    Groves Hall, two miles outside Whitby, North Yorkshire, is a quaint B&B set in a Grade II listed Georgian stone building set in seven acres of beautiful greenery. Enjoy a full Yorkshire or vegetarian breakfast before heading to the seaside.

  • Weekend breaks under £200

    Rooms from £100 per night

    A charming inn dating back to the 14th century, Snettisham's Rose and Crown offers 16 beautifully decorated rooms and - the mark of luxury - Molton Brown toiletries.