A Guide To Staycations In The North

Enjoy a staycation in the North! Find out about our hotels and the local adventures they offer.

Explore Our Northern Hotels

Save with our staycation package…

Save on your break with our exclusive staycation package, offering you a 2-night stay with breakfast and a 3-course meal at our hotels!

You can book your break online or by contacting our hotels directly.

How to book your stay online

  • Click ‘book online’ next to the hotel you’d like to stay at below
  • Select the dates for your 2-night stay and your preferred room type*
  • Choose ‘Special rates’ and add the booking code LOVSPR into the ‘Preferential code’ box
  • Book your getaway!

*Please note that selected dates may not be available. Contact our hotels directly to find out more.


Our hotels in the North


  • City View from the Mercure Manchester Level 3 Restaurant
  • Mercure Leeds health club swimming pool.

Visit Leeds

Mercure Leeds

The excellent blend of accommodation, location, and the beautiful setting in Golden Acre Park place Mercure Leeds Parkway Hotel among the best hotels Leeds has to offer. Relax in our Feel Good Health Club with its gym and pool. The hotel is easy to access from the M1 and encompassing West Yorkshire open country.

Royal Armouries Museum

The home of arms and reinforcement highlights five subject displays: war, tournament, self-defence, hunting, and arms and protection of the Orient. The National Museum of Arms and Armour exhibits weapons from 5,000+ years of history. You can also learn about the royal armours of Henry VIII, and significant mechanical developments in the field of guns. Live protected battles with weapons and exhibitions and talks bring this unique experience to life.

  • Mercure Leeds health club swimming pool.
  • Mercure Leeds classic double room.
  • Royal Armouries Museum

Visit Chester

Mercure Chester

Set in 2 acres of landscaped gardens in the beautiful Cheshire countryside, Mercure Chester Abbots Well Hotel offers a Health Club which is perfect for spa weekends.

Chester Zoo

Enjoy a day out at the UK’s Number One Zoo, with more than 21,000 animals and 500 distinct species, Which some are the most endangered species on the planet. Join over 1.9 million guests a year and enjoy an entire day out at an attraction that has something for all ages.

  • A Giraffe on a summers day at Chester zoo

Visit Wetherby

Mercure Wetherby

The 3-star Mercure Wetherby Hotel is conveniently located just outside the market town of Wetherby. Browse Compact, Classic, and Privilege rooms, which give extra lavish contacts including a Nespresso espresso machine, robe, and slippers.

Wetherby Racecourse

Since 1891, Wetherby Racecourse the Jumping season begins in October of every year, at wetherby raceourse, it offers the most exciting races that are arranged in the early National Hunt schedule. In 2015, Wetherby Racecourse presented Flat Racing which sees horse hustling all through the warm summer months. Get your selections ready and enjoy a day out at the races!

  • Mercure wetherby privilege room
  • Wetherby Racecourse horse jumping over fence

Visit Hull

Mercure Hull

Unwind in the recently revamped bedrooms of Mercure Hull which overlook the gardens. Explore Beverley Races or The Deep Aquarium or after you’ve gone through an evening at the close-by family-friendly attraction, William’s Den. End your day with a break in the Feel Good Health Club with a steam room, sauna, indoor warmed pool, and gym.

Streetlife Transport Museum

Move onboard at the Streetlife Museum of Transport and appreciate every one of the sights, sounds, and scents of the past. Admission to the Streetlife Museum is free. Experience 200 years of transport history as you stroll down a 1940’s high road, board a cable car or appreciate the delights of a carriage ride. The Streetlife Museum is one of Trip Advisor’s most prescribed ‘things to do in Hull’.

  • Exterior of Mercure Hull in the evening

Visit York

Mercure York

This four-star eighteenth-century Mercure York Georgian Hotel is set within spacious grounds in York, which guests can explore. The amazing manor has been upgraded with contemporary architecture, and offers a comfortable and unique getaway. Guests can also use our Roko Health Club, which is only a few minutes away from the hotel and has a pool, gym and more.

National Railway Museum

The National Railway Museum recounts the historic tale of rail transport in Britain and its effect on society. The gallery holds the national assortment of significant railway vehicles like Mallard, Stirling Single, Duchess of Hamilton, and a Japanese bullet train. What’s more, the National Railway Museum holds a different assortment of unique objects.

  • Exterior entrance to Mercure York
  • Train at The National Railway Museum in York.

Visit Sheffield

Mercure Sheffield

With so many things to do in Sheffield, Rotherham, and the local area, Mercure Sheffield Parkway Hotel is one of the best-located hotels in Yorkshire. Or enjoy a meal at the magnificent Foundry Restaurant which can cater to all requirements and serves a mixture of healthy bites to five-course high-end dining.

Mercure Sheffield will be open to leisure travel in September.

Sheffield Winter Garden

The Winter Garden is of the biggest glasshouses to be built in the UK in hundreds of years. It has made a dazzling green world in the core of the city and is within a stroll to the Peace Gardens and the Millennium Galleries. The Winter Garden gives guests a remarkable experience with the city centre. There are more than 2,500 plants from around the world for you to discover.

  • Mercure Sheffield lounge area.
  • Exterior of the Sheffield Winter Gardens

Visit Bradford

Mercure Bradford

If you’re searching for a relaxing weekend break the Mercure Bradford hotel is an excellent getaway. The amazing Gothic-style Yorkshire manor is set in arranged gardens on the banks of the River Aire directly in the core of Brontë country.

National Science and Media Museum

The National Science and Media Museum is a free museum in Bradford. The museum has a range of excitingly educational shows, including the best Wonderlab display, three film screens including the IMAX 3D Cinema. The National Science and Media Museum is an exciting family day out.

  • Exterior of the Mercure Bradford

Visit Bolton

Mercure Bolton

Not many hotels in Bolton can compete with the Mercure Bolton Georgian House Hotel for sheer style, solace, and views. Set in delightful Lancashire countryside this Georgian home is perhaps the best hotel in Bolton. Surrounded by excellent gardens, our hotel’s restaurant offers the ideal spot to appreciate heavenly dishes and beverages. You can also appreciate dinner on our outside patio, with a beautiful view of the Rivington Pike.

Smithills Open Farm

The farm is continually growing, with new animals coming to live each week. The farm gives a home to cows, pigs, goats, sheep, hares, llamas, owls, meerkats, donkeys, ducks, skunks, and deers. They have more than 25 unique animals to see on the farm.

  • Exterior View Of Mercure Bolton
  • Girl sat with a little lamb

Visit Manchester

Mercure Manchester Piccadilly

Set in the heart of Manchester, the four-star Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel is in a convenient spot for city staycations with on-site parking. Experience skyline views of Manchester city centre from our high-floor bedrooms, and dine in our restaurant with panoramic sights of the city.

Science and Industry Museum

The Science and Industry Museum sits in the core of Manchester, the world’s first mechanical city. It houses the world’s oldest railway station and the world’s first railway warehouse from 1830, which are situated at the end of the museum. On a visit to the gallery, you will see stunning items and find out about the people whose thoughts changed the world.

  • City View from the Mercure Manchester Level 3 Restaurant
  • Exterior of the Manchester science and industry museum