mid week short breaks
Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England for mid week short breaks

There are currently 35 designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty  in England.

All of these areas are wonderful for mid-week breaks. Go walking surrounded by the most fabulous views and just soak up the beauty. If you stay for a short mid-week break, you could repeat the experience in yet another location of AONB another time during the year and gradually get to know the most attractive countryside in England.

Arnside and Silverdale - in the north of England straddling Cumbria and Lancashire
Blackdown Hills - borders of Devon and Somerset
Cannock Chase - in the West Midlands
Chichester Harbour - on the south coast
Chilterns - west of London
Cornwall in the very south of England
Cotswolds aound Gloucestershire
Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs
Dedham Vale on Suffolk and Constable Country
Dorset - southern England
East Devon
East Hampshire
Forest of Bowland - in the north west of England
High Weald - in Sussex
Howardian Hills - north Yorkshire
Isle of Wight - island off the south coast with ferries from Southampton
Isles of Scilly - very far south west off coast of Cornwall
Kent Downs - south east of London
Lincolnshire Wolds - in the East Midlands
Malvern Hills - Worcestershire
Mendip Hills - in Somerset, south west England
Nidderdale - in the Yorkshire Dales national park
Norfolk Coast - east England or east Anglia
North Devon Coast
North Pennines - in the north of England through the Yorkshire Dales
Northumberland Coast - far north of England
North Wessex Downs
Quantock Hills - Somerset
Shropshire Hills - in the west of England
Solway Coast - north west of England, Cumbria
South Devon
South Hampshire Coast
Suffolk Coast and Heaths - east England or east Anglia
Surrey Hills - just south of London
Sussex Downs - south coast
Tamar Valley - straddles Cornwall and Devon
Wye Valley which is partly in England and partly in Wales