The internet contains lots of ideas for UK August weekend breaks for 2011.
If you are looking for ideas for August UK bank holiday breaks then there are wide variety of options available.
It is advisable to book in advance as this weekend is the last bank holiday before Christmas and a popular choice for a last chance summer break. It is also the last weekend before children go back to school so holidays get booked up quickly.
If you do leave it until the last minute then there may still be breaks available. There are numerous websites catering for late deals:
(Lastminute.com) offers wide range of holidays in the UK and abroad including short breaks.
(Travelsupermarket.com) offers holiday late deals and last minute availability on hotel rooms.
(Haven.co.uk) Haven have a number of holiday parks around the UK with mobile homes and cottages, they often have August bank holiday breaks on offer.
The UK has a number of seaside resorts which can be good option especially if the weather is good. Try Cornwall, Devon, West Wales or Blackpool. Local tourist board offices will be able to provide lists of accomodation from bed and breakfasts to holiday cottages.
Canal boats holidays are another option. The UK has several canals where you can hire a boat for a weekend break. You can hire a traditional canal boat or a more modern boat. Try the Brecon canal or the Norfolk broads.
City breaks are always popular. The UK's major cities have plenty of activities to chose from. There are museums, art galleries, aquariums, and of course shopping to keep you occupied.
If you prefer the outdoors then the UK has numerous camp sites in allsorts of locations. You can camp near the beach, or near the woods. Some campsites are very basic and others have lots of facilities such as clubhouses, swimming pools and onsite entertainment.
There are many ideas for August UK bank holiday weekend breaks and looking on search engines on the internet will give you some other ideas to chose from.