2019 Short Breaks




Travelling via coach to Somerset, to stay in an idyllic Cottage in the heart of the countryside. Clients will be able to relax and have fun using the many facilities here, such as a cosy log fire, hot tub, heated indoor pool, games room, and even a petting zoo!

February – Newcastle

A 3 day, 2 night stay in Newcastle. Home of the Angel of the North, St James Park football stadium and Europe’s largest indoor shopping centre. We will be staying in a bed and breakfast, exploring the historic town, visiting all the tourist sights, and taking scenic walks along the river Tyne and beaches.

March – Pontins

Get your bingo markers ready, and your dancing shoes on for our 5 day break to Pontins in Camber! The resort has many activities on offer, such as an indoor water park, daily live shows, and the beach is just a stone’s throw away! In the evenings, we will also get to enjoy the varied entertainment, from cabaret, to 90’s nights.

April – Thorpe Park

2 day, one night stay going to Thorpe Park. Clients can take advantage of a 2 day ride pass and relax in the hotel with Dinner, refreshments and breakfast included.

May – Narrow Boat

On our exciting May break, clients will be traveling and sleeping in a fully accessible Narrow boat all around the south west of the UK. This trip will involve learning good living skills on the boat and walking along the canals. Catering will be provided on the boat and by the many canal restaurants and public houses.

June – Blackpool

Visiting Blackpool by train and staying in a Bed and Breakfast. Clients will enjoy the lights and amusements along the prom, the pier and many more local attractions.

July – Kent

HF Mencap’s 4th year visiting this outdoor activities site in Kent. Breakers will join in with adrenaline rushing group sessions such as Abseiling, zip wires, crate stacking and problem solving. All sessions are fully inclusive.  

August – Bournemouth

Travelling by private coach to Bournemouth, clients will be staying in a seaside hotel, eating fish and chips on the beach, exploring the magical candle gardens, and taking in the breath-taking panoramic views.  

September – Spain

Flying by aeroplane, HF Mencap are off on their first Spanish adventure. We will be trying the local cuisine, taking in the culture and many sights, and relaxing by the pool with friends! Clients will be dining at the resort, and also in the local restaurants and bars.

October – Windsor

2 day, one night stay going to Legoland in Windsor. Clients can enjoy a 2 day ride and park pass and relax in the famous Lego hotel with Dinner, refreshments and breakfast included.

November – Cornwall

Travelling via transport to Cornwall, Breakers will have the chance to visit some of the coastal top spots, such as the Eden Project, Lands’ End and the Lost gardens of Heligan. We will be staying in a farmhouse by the Jurassic coast, and catering will be provided both in the farmhouse and at local eateries.

December – London

Clients will enjoy staying in a London West End hotel. We will be going for a pre theatre dinner then seeing a live London production theatre show, followed by seeing the festive lights on Oxford Street.