York Pips It

16/02/2015 10:23

York has been named the top ‘mini break’ destination for 2015, according to a new survey conducted by YouGov and commissioned by hotel chain QHotels

  1. York 37%

  2. Stratford-upon-Avon 24%

  3. Oxford 23%

  4. Cambridge 19%

  5. Manchester 17%

  6. Glasgow 16%

  7. Liverpool 16%

  8. Newcastle 13%

  9. Leeds 9%

  10. Nottingham 8%

The survey, which polled 2,225 adults, asked which parts of the country Britons are planning on travelling to in 2015 and what they look for in a mini break destination.

York came top of the list of mini break destinations, with 37% of respondents saying they would consider a trip to the city this year.

The opportunity to visit historical attractions was revealed as the most important factor of those listed, when choosing a mini break destination (55%). Having a variety of bars and restaurants came in at second place (45%), followed by the availability of museums and galleries (39%), good shopping (35%) and the opportunity to see nature and wildlife (33%).