Condor Breaks



Package holidays are currently available for Channel Island destinations only

Your return date must be after your departure date.

4 - 15
0 - 3

Maximum of 9 passengers allowed on the outward.

Please select at least one adult to travel.

Have you correctly declared your vehicle height? Find out more here.
Max Length 5m
Max length of car + towed vehicle 10m
Max length of motorhome 7m. For lengths over 7m please call 0345 609 1024 to book.

If you are travelling on business or in a commercial vehicle please click here for Condor Ferries Freight.

Please note that any person or vehicle travelling for business or commercial venture, carrying commercial goods/samples will need to book via our freight teams and do not qualify for leisure fares. In addition, if the vehicle being taken is designed for the carriage of commercial goods it shall be reserved as freight regardless of its dimensions. For more information please call the Commercial team on 01481 728620 .

UK Short Breaks

Perfect for when you only have a few days to spare for an escape, a short break to the UK gives you a compact experience to help you relax an unwind.

Going on a short break to the UK by sea is easy thanks to Condor Ferries’ sailings available that will get you there high-speed in 3 hours from Guernsey or 4 hours from Jersey. Don’t forget to stop by the Adore duty free shop on your way back to find a bargain on your favourite brands.

As you start to plan your short break to the UK, be sure to book your ferry travel first, then select the accommodation you need, who you can book direct with, to help you enjoy your time away. And, to help with ideas on what to do while you’re there, browse our section on things to do in the UK.

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Accommodation for Dorset weekend breaks

Take a break from your day to day on a weekend break to the UK’s south coast, in Dorset. Travelling from Jersey or Guernsey is easy when you go to the UK by ferry. You’ll be able to pack your car and take everything you’ll need for your stay. Choose to upgrade to Condor Liberation’s Horizon Lounge and you’ll have stunning sea views to take in throughout your sailing whilst sat in comfortable surroundings. In Dorset, you’ll find a range of accommodation to choose from to help you enjoy your weekend break.

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Dorset Coastal Cottages

Discover the best way of unwinding and relaxing in a cottage on the Dorset coast. You’ll have a choice of sea view cottages, dog-friendly cottages, luxury cottages and others to help you find the choice for your short break.

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Royal Bath Hotel

The first hotel in Bournemouth, ideally located by the sea. A range of first class, modern facilities will help you to relax during your weekend break to the UK.

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Dorset House Boutique B&B

Go on an unforgettable weekend getaway in Dorset and stay at this lovely retreat by the coast. An award-winning hotel where you’ll enjoy an organic home made breakfast.

Hotels for Dorset spa breaks

Looking for the ultimate in relaxing breaks? Head to Dorset in the UK for a rejuvenating spa break. Once you arrive by ferry at either Poole or Portsmouth, you can then make your way to your chosen retreat for your spa break in Dorset. You’ll find spas hidden away in forests and right on the high streets of the main towns and cities. If you need some ideas on places to stay with great spas, read through our options below.

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Christchurch Harbour Hotel & Spa

A beautiful luxury hotel with stunning harbour views in Christchurch. The HarSPA is the ideal setting for your relaxing getaway. Select from their spa break packages for the option that suits you the most.

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Summer Lodge Country House Hotel & Spa

An idyllic escape from your day to day is guaranteed at this luxury hotel and spa. There’s a range of treatments available at the spa to enhance your well-being and make your comfortable during your spa break.

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Grand Hotel

A boutique hotel with just 30 rooms in Swanage. There’s a beautiful spa and fitness club onsite with a range of facilities and treatments for you to choose from at your leisure.

Ferries to the UK for couples

Planning a short break to the UK? Make sure you take the time to book your ferry to the UK early for our best fares. Travelling to the UK by ferry is a romantic and relaxing way to begin your short break or weekend away. Spend time in the Adore duty free shop to find the perfect gift for that upcoming occasion or visit one of the onboard bars to relax and chat over a refreshing drink. 

Plan your trip information is based on peak travel period: April - September

Things to do in the UK

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Nothing beats a great shopping trip to the UK. Spend time during your short break visiting the shopping centres and designer outlets across the south coast.

fine dining in uk traditional cuisine on south coast

Dine on traditional British cuisine across the UK’s south coast during your short break. Choose from a wide selection of restaurants, bars and cafés.

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Need some help planning your time in the UK? Read our article on the top things to do in the UK to help you create a memorable short break.