Top 5 Festive Getaways In The UK
13 July 2020 -
The festive season is such a magical time and should involve some joyful celebrations for everyone – especially when the travel restrictions are eased, so you can see exactly what the UK has to offer. 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 award-winning magical Christmas market puts you in the heart of the beautiful city of Bath. Known to attract a huge range of vendors selling handmade goods, trinkets and indulgent foods. There are plenty of sights and sounds and smells to take in with this market, sure to kick up your festive spirit. With such gorgeous backdrops as Bath Abbey, this market is the perfect break to snap your festive photos in this year.
Winter is a wonderful time to enjoy the crisp, clean air in Cornwall. This pre-Christmas 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!
Indulge in some pre-Christmas celebrations at a seleciton of stunning locations throughout the UK. Alongside getting to celebrate Christmas twice a year, these breaks are the most fun way to experience unrivalled Christmas cheer. You will meet new people, explore new and historical areas of the UK, and have a trial run of Christmas. Celebrate Christmas early in the heart of Leicestershire's picteuresque countryside and explore the history rich home of William Shakespeare - Stratford-upon-Avon.
York St Nicholas Fayre & Chatsworth House
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.