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May Bank Holiday Trips: Best Short Getaways


Jump Into Spring With These Perfect May Escapes

Spring into the new season this May Bank Holiday with a well-deserved short getaway. May is the perfect time to take a moment to relax, explore and escape the everyday. So, embark with us as we tell you the best places to travel in May and which Tripp suitcases are the perfect travel companion for you!


Delightful Domestic Destinations


The Lake District

The Lake District

Weather & Atmosphere

The Lake District typically offers cool, pleasant weather in May, perfect for outdoor activities. Expect a lush, green landscape freshly blooming into spring.

Must-Visit Spots

Windermere and Ullswater provide beautiful settings for boat rides and walks. For a literary pilgrimage, visit Beatrix Potter's Hill Top farm.

Local Cuisine

Try the local lamb dishes and Cumberland sausage. Kendal Mint Cake is a must for those needing a sugary boost while exploring.

Activities & Culture

Hiking, cycling, and boating are popular activities in the region. Visit local galleries and museums to discover the region’s cultural scene.

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh

Weather & Atmosphere

Edinburgh in May enjoys mild weather, with occasional showers, enhancing the city's historic charm.

Must-Visit Spots

Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, and the Scottish National Gallery are essential stops for any visitor.

Local Cuisine

Don’t leave without trying haggis, neeps, and tatties, and perhaps a dram of Scotch whisky at a local pub.

Activities & Culture

Explore the city's history at Edinburgh Castle, enjoy the culinary scene along the Royal Mile or discover hidden gems on a guided ghost tour.

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Bath

Bath

Weather & Atmosphere

May brings mild and often sunny days to Bath, perfect for leisurely exploring the city's architectural marvels.

Must-Visit Spots

The Roman Baths, the Royal Crescent, and Bath Abbey are must-sees for any first-time visitor.

Local Cuisine

Sample Bath buns at a local tea shop and enjoy a sophisticated afternoon tea overlooking the River Avon.

Activities & Culture

Take in a show at the Theatre Royal, one of England's oldest and most revered theatres, or explore Bath’s history at the Roman Baths

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European Escapes


Bruges Belgium

Bruges, Belgium

Weather & Atmosphere

Bruges boasts mild and pleasant weather in May, ideal for wandering its medieval streets and enjoying the charming canals without the chill of winter.

Must-Visit Spots

Don't miss the Belfry of Bruges, a medieval bell tower with panoramic views, and the Basilica of the Holy Blood, which houses a revered relic.

Local Cuisine

Belgian chocolates and waffles are a must-try, along with local dishes like carbonnade flamande (a hearty Flemish beef stew).

Activities & Culture

Take a canal boat tour, explore lace shops for handmade souvenirs and visit during the Procession of the Holy Blood in May, a historical and cultural spectacle.

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Paris France

Paris, France

Weather & Atmosphere

Paris in May is lively with spring energy, featuring warm days and cool evenings, ideal for evening strolls along the Seine or through blooming gardens.

Must-Visit Spots

Iconic landmarks like the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame Cathedral and the Louvre are essential, along with lesser-known gems like the Musée d'Orsay or Montmartre.

Local Cuisine

Savour classic French dishes such as escargot, coq au vin, or a fresh croissant from a bakery in the Latin Quarter.

Activities & Culture

Explore iconic art venues like the Centre Pompidou and Palais de Tokyo. In May, parks like the Luxembourg Gardens host vibrant cultural events and open-air exhibitions.

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Amsterdam Netherlands

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Weather & Atmosphere

Experience the vibrant tulip season with the city in full bloom, mild temperatures and longer days, perfect for outdoor cafes and canal-side dining.

Must-Visit Spots

Wander through The Keukenhof Gardens’ spectacular tulip displays, explore the Van Gogh Museum and delve into history at the Anne Frank House.

Local Cuisine

Indulge in Dutch staples like bitterballen (meatballs), stroopwafels, or a broodje haring (herring sandwich) from street vendors.

Activities & Culture

Experience the Aalsmeer Flower Auction and enjoy a leisurely boat tour along Amsterdam's iconic canals, offering a unique perspective on the city's historical architecture and vibrant street life.

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Pack Smart With Tripp

No matter your destination, Tripp suitcases offer the perfect blend of style, durability, and convenience. Our lightweight design and robust construction mean you can have peace of mind while travelling, knowing that your belongings are well-protected and easy to transport.


Your May Bank Holiday Adventure Awaits

These destinations offer just a glimpse into the myriad of experiences that await you this May. From the artistic streets of Paris to the historic alleys of Edinburgh, the natural beauty of the Lake District, and the timeless charm of Bath, each place holds its unique charm. And with Tripp luggage by your side, you're equipped to explore these enchanting locales with ease and style.

Remember, the best part of travel is the stories you bring back. So, pack your bags, grab your camera, and set off on a journey that promises to make your spring unforgettable. With Tripp, your travel stories are just waiting to be written!

 


Share Your Travels!

We'd love to hear about your May travel experiences! Don’t forget to tag us in your travel photos on Instagram @trippluggage


Posted by Emma Smith
18th April 2024

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