Oxford and Blenheim Palace Craft Fair
See for yourself the splendour of the Churchill ancestral home bedecked in seasonal finery, with huge trees adorning the Great Hall and Long Library, twinkling lights in the Great Court, and entertainment in the Pleasure Gardens. There is also the famous ‘Living Crafts for Christmas’ Fair with over 150 British designer-makers showcasing high quality, contemporary crafts including ceramics, millinery, toys, fashions and designer jewellery.
London Eye & Thames River Cruise
Enjoy stunning views of London from two different perspectives. A one-hour sightseeing cruise on the River Thames from Westminster Pier taking in landmarks such as the Tower of London and the Houses of Parliament, followed by a flight on the London Eye, the ultimate sky ride with views of the city to take your breath away.
London Theatre Dine & Dance by coach
Take your seat for a matinee performance of a top West End show before enjoying dinner at the hotel followed by an evening of dancing. The next day there will be plenty of time for shopping or if you prefer, the chance to see the capital's many iconic sights.
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Take your seat in the Royal Albert Hall for Raymond Gubbay's Classical Spectacular - a unique combination of music, lights and lasers. Enjoy some of the world's greatest and best-loved classical music performed by some of the country's best orchestral musicians.
York St Nicholas Fayre and Harrogate Christmas Market
The York St Nicholas Christmas Fayre and Harrogate Christmas Market are full of bustling stalls offering a wealth of gifts, crafts, food and drink, whilst all around you the smell of roasting chestnuts and the angelic voices of carol singers fill the air. See Santa and his reindeer, sample some warmed treats and take in the nostalgia and romance of this time of year.
Hyde Park Winter Wonderland
Hyde Park, in the heart of London, is one of the greatest city parks in the world and in the run up to Christmas it draws even more visitors with its Winter Wonderland event – the city’s most spectacular Christmas destination. Complete with fairground rides, a world-class circus, a Christmas Market, the UK’s largest outdoor ice rink and an exclusive snow and ice exhibition.
Liverpool and Manchester Shopper
Boss that Christmas shopping list with this bargain hotel break to the best retail outlets of Liverpool One and the Christmas Markets of Manchester. You get a whopper of a shopper and the deal includes coach travel and transfers, overnight hotel, three-course evening meal and full English breakfast.
Thursford Christmas Spectacular
Once a year, for 40 days, people pour in from all corners of the country all because Thursford is putting on its local Christmas show. From just an organist and eight dancers in an old farm shed in 1977 it has grown to a cast of over a hundred, an audience of over a hundred thousand, and a budget of millions, to become a festive phenomenon.
Bath Christmas Market
Bath Christmas Market offers a wealth of outdoor stalls selling the best of seasonal shopping, food and drink. With the aroma of German bratwurst sausages filling the air, mulled wine warming the heart and street performances entertaining the eye, it’s Christmas shopping at its very best! You can also grab a bargain at the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet!
Grassington Dickensian Festival and Manchester's Christmas Markets
For the last 30 years in Grassington they’ve been decking out the natives in Victorian bustles, bonnets, weskits and stovepipe hats as the annual Dickensian Christmas Festival takes over the town. Watch out for magicians, fire-jugglers, buskers, shoe-shine boys, urchins and chestnut sellers. There are traditional crafts, food and songs too.