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21 April 2011

Britons prepare for great bank holiday getaway

Country house hotels in the Lake District may be preparing themselves for a hectic few days, as millions of people are expected to travel around the country for short breaks.

Figures from esure show that 77 per cent of people have a break planned, with eight per cent of them planning on travelling between 500 and 1,000 miles to reach their destinations.

The Lake District was named the most popular location, with 23 per cent of people saying this was their destination of choice during the bank holidays.

Mike Pickard, head of risk and underwriting at esure car insurance, said: "Most workers rejoiced when they saw how much time off they would be getting with a double whammy of bank holiday weekends."

He urged people to ensure their cars are in top working order before embarking on a long journey in order to avoid roadside misery.

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