6 OF THE BEST SPRING BREAKS

Daily Mail Weekend Magazine - - YOUR WEEKEND - Ur­sula Hirschkorn

1 York­shire Search for your supper on a Spring For­ag­ing Break at Fev­er­sham Arms Ho­tel in Helm­s­ley. You’ll be packed off with a pic­nic on a ‘trea­sure hunt’ to find lo­cal pro­duce, and that night you’ll have a meal which may fea­ture some of the in­gre­di­ents. From £210 per dou­ble room per night. fever­shamarmshotel.com. 2 Bris­tol Ex­pe­ri­ence the best of the South West’s foodie scene at the Eat Drink Bris­tol Fash­ion fes­ti­val, 29 April-10 May, in­clud­ing tast­ings with Miche­lin-starred chefs. See eat­drinkbris­tol­fash­ion.co.uk. Stay in a retro car­a­van at Brooks Guest­house in the city from £80 per night, brooks­guest­house­bris­tol.com. 3 Wales Take the chil­dren away for a week­end to Blue­stone Wales. Set in the stunning Pem­brokeshire coun­try­side near miles of sandy beaches, it of­fers ac­tiv­i­ties for chil­dren of all ages, a wa­ter­park, spa and restau­rants on­site. A week­end break in a cottage for four is from £319, blue­stonewales.com. 4 East Sus­sex Get back to na­ture with a spring break at Dern­wood Farm. It’s tucked away in a clear­ing in a blue­bell wood, where you can ex­pe­ri­ence wild camp­ing and cook your supper over a firepit. A bell tent sleep­ing four costs from £206.25 for a week­end break, dern­wood­farm.co.uk. 5 North Corn­wall Help feed new­born lambs and goats dur­ing a stay at The Olde House in north Corn­wall. This 550-acre work­ing farm also fea­tures a farm trail, chil­dren’s play area, ten­nis courts and a gi­ant chess­board. Stay on­site in one of the cot­tages, from £380 for three nights, the­old­e­house.co.uk. 6 Scot­land See car­pets of blue­bells in the park­land around Dun­blane Hy­dro ho­tel, then ex­plore an­cient wood­land a short drive away in Glen Fin­glas, Trossachs Na­tional Park. A Spring Saver break costs from £87 per cou­ple, per night, dou­ble­tree3.hil­ton.com.

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