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Six ways to celebrate the Festive Season this year!

Six ways to celebrate the Festive Season this year!

03 October 2019  -  

With the arrival of colder weather and the nights drawing in, our thoughts naturally turn towards the festivities at the end of the year – Halloween, Bonfire Night and of course, Christmas.

You can spend Christmas or even New Year's in a choice of delightful destinations, travel beyond Britain and see Europe in all its yuletide splendour or celebrate in true British style closer to home. But with so much on offer, it can be hard to decide!

To help you choose, here are six of our favourite, hand-picked festive breaks that are sure to get you in the mood for mulled wine and Christmas Carols.


Christmas Narrowboat - Festive Sail with Santa

*Brand-new for 2020*

Christmas Narrowboat

If you're looking for a festive break with a difference this year, our brand-new Christmas Narrowboat tour might just be the one for you!

How does a leisurely narrowboat cruise along the historic Leeds and Liverpool Canal with Santa himself sound? You can sit back and relax as we take in the stunning Yorkshire countryside with mulled wine and mince pies, and join in with some much-loved carols on the wharf.

Not only that, but we will also enjoy a visit to Christkindelmarkt, Leeds’ annual German Christmas Market. Start your Christmas shopping or simply enjoy the fabulous seasonal atmosphere, with the aroma of sweet spices filling the air and the twinkling lights and colourful Carousel illuminating Millennium Square. This break is the perfect way to get into the festive spirit!

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Amsterdam & Festival of Light Cruise


Amsterdam is beautiful at any time of year, but never more so than in winter. 

During the festive season, the beautiful canal-side city of Amsterdam is illuminated by fascinating light sculptures, projections and installations created by Dutch and international artists, designers and architects for Amsterdam’s Light Festival.

This 4-break, which includes return coach travel and ferry crossings, three nights at a 4-star hotel with breakfast, an excursion to Volendam and Amsterdam (the latter with a guided tour and a Light Festival canal cruise), offers a fantastic way to see the picturesque network of canals and historic cobbled streets of The Netherlands' capital!

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Edinburgh Christmas Markets


Scotland’s hilly and picturesque capital is a great place to visit at any time of year – from the Royal Mile, to Edinburgh Castle to Arthur’s Seat – there is plenty to see and do. This is particularly true at Christmas though, with festive markets held in the scenic settings of East Princes Street Gardens and George Street in the heart of Edinburgh, making them the ideal place to do a spot of Christmas shopping and soak up the atmosphere of this Scottish city.

This break includes return coach travel, accommodation with breakfast, an excursion to the Edinburgh Christmas Markets and an en-route visit to Glasgow. Find out more about this break. Just Go! has a variety of other Christmas Market breaks too.

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Thursford Christmas Spectacular 


An annual tradition and one of our most popular festive breaks, the Thursford Christmas Spectacular is the biggest Christmas show of its kind in Europe! Set in the magical surroundings of a lavishly decorated auditorium with thousands of twinkling lights, Christmas trees and festive decorations, this Christmas musical experience delivers an extravaganza of non-stop singing, dancing, dazzling costumes, music, humour and variety from a cast of over 120 performers – most of who are straight out of the West End!

Choose from an overnight stay at a 4-star hotel with breakfast, or an all-singing-and-dancing 4-day break with dinner, bed and breakfast and nightly entertainment at one of four conveniently located hotels, plus an excursion to Norwich.

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Turkey & Tinsel Breaks

Turkey & Tinsel

Ever-popular with our customers, the Just Go! Turkey & Tinsel breaks couldn’t go unmentioned in this festive list. These breaks include festive activities and seasonal food and drink aplenty to get you in the spirit in the yuletide build up. From enjoying a traditional Christmas dinner, without the hassle of cooking or cleaning up yourself, as well as entertainment at your hotel, these breaks are great-value and guarantee a good time.

But there’s one more thing that makes these breaks extra special. The festive season centres around a sense of community and bringing people together, from seeing family members and dear friends that live faraway or indeed making new friends – which are why these holidays are perfect. Whether you choose to enjoy a Turkey & Tinsel break amongst friends who you might not have seen for a while or whether you come along to make some new friends, Just Go! loves bringing like-minded people together, particularly around Christmas, so come along and enjoy!

Choose from a variety of Turkey & Tinsel breaks including Bournemouth & the New Forest; Liverpool & Chester; Newquay & the Cream of Cornwall, and more! All of these breaks include return coach travel, accommodation with dinner and breakfast, light entertainment every night and an included excursion programme. 

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Christmas in the Austrian Tyrol & New Year in Lake Garda

Lake Garda

When imagining the ‘perfect’ Christmas, you might have a vision of sitting by a roaring fire with friends or family, somewhere in a peaceful, snow-covered town surrounded by magnificent mountain peaks, sipping on mulled wine after a delicious traditional Christmas dinner. Well, this break is about as close as it gets to that!


This 14-day holiday offers you the chance to enjoy Christmas Day in the stunning Austrian Tyrol, taking in spectacular snow-dusted peaks, with festive food and drink in abundance. Also included is a unique chance to enjoy a horse-drawn sleigh ride through the countryside – we can’t think of a better way to spend Boxing Day! All of this is followed by New Year’s Eve at the scenic and ever-popular Lake Garda – it’s the ultimate Christmas and New Year holiday sure to make for the most memorable end to 2019!


Included on this break is return coach travel and ferry crossings, accommodation with breakfast, cookies and mulled wine on Christmas Eve, traditional Christmas dinners on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day, a horse-drawn sleigh ride on Boxing Day, a New Year’s Eve gala dinner with wine and live music, an included excursion programme and more! 

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We hope this has given you some inspiration for your festive plans in 2019!

Do make sure to visit our full Christmas & New Year’s selection for the entire range of seasonal breaks available and get your Christmas plans sorted!


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