13th Jan 2012 12:21pm | By Laura Chubb
All a quick train trip from London, here are some of England's hidden corners that deserve a little love in 2012.
Bath, Manchester, Liverpool, Brighton … some cities in England have no trouble pulling in the punters. In fact, they’re so loud and proud, there’s little opportunity for anywhere else to get a look-in. We salute the silent few that offer great weekend breaks – without shouting about it.
Click the next page to see our first pick.