Top 5 Festive Getaways In The UK
23 October 2019 -
The festive season is such a magical time and should involve some joyful celebrating for everyone. It’s the perfect time of year to spend cosy days with loved ones and to embrace a little fun and relaxation together. So why not book a festive getaway this year? The UK is full of wonderful places to visit during the festive season.
So whether you want to escape the Christmas crowds or are looking to fully embrace the festive season’s vibey spirit, there’s an option out there for everyone. The list below explores some of the exciting options available so you can find the perfect festive getaway:
Kicking off this list of festive getaways is a fun, four-day trip to Eastbourne. This entertaining break is filled with lots of relaxed time to enjoy some great food, drink, and entertainment at a centrally located hotel. Eastbourne is a beautiful seaside town with traditional seafront attractions. It has been a highly popular place for holidaymakers to visit since Victorian times. With its sweeping countryside, vibrant art scene, and stunning coast, it is easy to see why it has remained such a popular holiday location. A trip to Eastbourne this festive season would be an experience you won’t easily forget!
This truly festive and fun getaway allows you to experience Manchester’s magnificent and award-winning Christmas market. First established in 1998, this market attracts more than nine million visitors each year and has become a firm fixture of Manchester's Yuletide celebrations. During this magical tour, you will be able to explore the 300 beautiful market stalls that are spread over ten sites – each site with its own distinctive character. This market is arguably the best Christmas market in the UK and is definitely worth a visit - and why not make it simple by opting for a stress-free coach tour!
Winter is a wonderful time to enjoy the crisp, clean air in Cornwall. This getaway will allow you to explore the vibey streets of various local seaside towns and villages and view the rugged coastline bathed in a magical light. A Christmas dinner and lots of mulled wine and Christmas cake are also included in this getaway which will be sure to get you in the festive spirit in the most delicious way!
This exciting getaway is filled with so much Christmas cheer! The Thursford Christmas Spectacular is the biggest Christmas show in Europe. This magical Christmas show consists of an extravaganza of singing, dancing, acting, dazzling costumes, music, and comedy performed by a cast of over 120 performers. The show takes place in a lavish auditorium with thousands of twinkling lights, Christmas trees, and festive decorations. If you are looking for some fantastic festive fun, this is definitely the getaway for you!
If you’re looking for the ultimate mini festive getaway, your search ends here! York’s magical St Nicholas Fayre is the ultimate Christmas experience. Dotted throughout York’s vibrant streets are over 100 traditional chalets with twinkling lights where unique and beautiful gifts ideas and stocking fillers can be bought. From fresh local produce to traditional gifts and crafts, all accompanied by the smell of roasting chestnuts and the sound of singing carollers, this is a Christmas shopping experience you don’t want to miss. This getaway also includes a visit to the magnificent Chatsworth House which is home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire and is known for its beautiful Christmas decorations during the festive period.