Festive and New Year Breaks

Fantastic Holidays for the Festive Season

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The most wonderful time of the year should be celebrated in style and we have a fantastic selection of festive breaks to get you in the spirit! Book a holiday over the Christmas season with Shearings and let us do all the work for you. Taking in some of the UK’s most beautiful locations, your holiday will include a range of excursions and exciting added extras.

Choose a Turkey & Tinsel break to celebrate Christmas early – with all the trimmings, of course – and make your festive season truly special. Or, make magical memories with new friends on one of our fantastic Christmas holidays.

We have a range of exciting Twixmas breaks if you fancy getting away between Christmas and New Year, or, join us on a New Year holiday, including a five-course dinner and drinks reception, and start your year off with a bang! Whatever you’re looking for, we’re sure to have the perfect festive season break to suit you. So, why not browse our selection below and make your year one to remember?

Fantastic destinations to choose from...

Join us for a stay in the traditional coastal resort of Weston-super-Mare as it brims with festive cheer, enjoying a visit to Bristol and Bath.

  • 3 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 3 evening meals including Christmas dinner with a complimentary glass of wine
  • Tea, coffee or mulled wine on arrival with a festive treat
  • One festive cream tea
  • One night live entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Discover traditional Weston-super-Mare in the most magical season of all, combining your stay with a visit to Bath and its Christmas market.

  • 3 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 3 evening meals including Christmas dinner with a complimentary glass of wine
  • Tea, coffee or mulled wine on arrival with a festive treat
  • One festive cream tea
  • One night live entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Experience the very best of Scotland this festive season with a visit to magical city of Edinburgh and Glasgow to explore the Christmas Markets.

  • 3 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 3 evening meals including Christmas dinner
  • Mulled Wine & Mince Pie
  • Local joining points

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With its superb seafront, traditional amusements and famous pier, this favourite resort is the perfect place to celebrate this magical time of year.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Mulled wine and a mince pie on arrival
  • Traditional Christmas Lunch with all the trimmings
  • A visit from Santa
  • Festive cream tea on two days
  • Two nights live entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Marvel at Thursford Christmas Spectacular, an extravaganza of non-stop singing, dancing, music, humour and variety.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Enjoy a magical Christmas in the lovely seaside resort of Llandudno, with visits to beautiful Snowdonia and Anglesey.

  • 4 nights hotel with Welsh breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Traditional Christmas Lunch with all the trimmings
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Make your Christmas one to remember on this wonderful festive break to delightful Whitby.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Mulled wine and a mince pie on arrival
  • Traditional Christmas Lunch with all the trimmings
  • A visit from Santa
  • Festive cream tea on two days
  • Two nights live entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Get into the festive spirit in Newquay with a fantastic visit to Eden Project, where the biomes will be illuminated with magical lights

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 3 evening meals including Christmas dinner
  • 1 lunch (included on day of Eden Project evening visit)
  • Tea, coffee or mulled wine on arrival with a festive treat
  • Festive entertainment
  • Local joining points

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Combine a stay in wonderful Great Yarmouth with a visit to the incredible Thursford Christmas Spectacular – one of Europe’s biggest seasonal shows.

  • 3 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 2 evening meals and 1 packed lunch
  • Tea, coffee or mulled wine on arrival with a festive treat
  • One festive cream tea
  • One night live entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Join us for a stay in the traditional coastal resort of Weston-super-Mare as it brims with festive cheer, enjoying a visit to Bristol and Bath for the Christmas Markets

  • 4nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals including a Christmas Dinner
  • Tea, coffee or mince pie on arrival and cream tea on one afternoon (Grand Atlantic)
  • Free bar on selected drinks from 6pm - 10pm (New Birchfield)
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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A fantastic break to Pitlochry to ring in the New Year in style – make it a celebration to remember!

  • 3 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast or brunch
  • 3 evening meals including a 5 course New Year’s Eve Dinner with drinks reception
  • Buck’s Fizz on arrival
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Explore the delights of the Isle of Wight and make memories to treasure on this fantastic New Year coach holiday.

  • 3 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • New Year's entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Celebrate this magical time of year with a festive coastal break at one of the most beloved seaside towns Great Yarmouth.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Traditional Christmas Lunch with all the trimmings
  • live entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Join a group of like-minded individuals and start your Christmas celebrations early in Weston-super-Mare, also visiting Bath and Cheddar.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals including Christmas dinner with a complimentary glass of wine
  • Tea, coffee or mulled wine on arrival, with a festive treat
  • One festive cream tea
  • Two nights live entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Join us on this fantastic Christmas holiday to Italy, taking in the sights of eternal Rome and historic Pompeii.

  • 5 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 5 evening meals
  • Christmas Lunch
  • Porterage at the hotel
  • Local joining points

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Make the festive season truly merry and bright with this Turkey & Tinsel break in Scarborough, perfect for visiting York Christmas Markets

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals including Christmas dinner with a complimentary glass of wine
  • Tea, coffee or mulled wine on arrival, with a festive treat
  • One festive cream tea
  • Two nights live entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Celebrate in style as we bring in the New Year in the delightful resort of Eastbourne, sheltered by the rolling South Downs.

  • 3 nights hotel with English breakfast or brunch
  • 3 evening meals including New Year’s Eve Dinner
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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This tour combines the delights of Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands' Christmas Markets with lovely visits to Liege, Valkenburg and Aachen.

  • 4 nights accommodation with continental breakfast
  • Visits to the Liege, Valkenburg & Aachen Christmas markets
  • Local departure by coach or Home Connect service
  • Convenient local joining points

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Celebrate this magical time of year in charming Pitlochry, an ideal spot for a relaxing break and the delightful town is close enough to walk to.

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Mulled wine and a mince pie on arrival
  • Traditional Christmas Lunch with all the trimmings
  • A visit from Santa
  • Festive cream tea on two days
  • One night live entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Discover spectacular Bamburgh Castle as its adorned with festive décor on this fun-filled escape – you’re guaranteed to head home feeling merry!

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals including Christmas dinner with a complimentary glass of wine
  • Tea, coffee or mulled wine on arrival, with a festive treat
  • One festive cream tea
  • Local Joining Points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year in the company of new friends on this fantastic Christmas break to St Ives.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 3-course dinner each evening
  • Traditional 4-course Christmas Day lunch
  • Mulled wine and a mince pie on arrival
  • 2 festive cream teas
  • A gift from Santa
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Head up north and discover the traditional chalets, tempting food options and sparkling lights of the Edinburgh and Glasgow Christmas Markets.

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals including Christmas dinner
  • Mulled wine and mince pie on arrival
  • Porterage at the hotel
  • Local joining points

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Explore the magnificent Tyrol – Austria’s picture-perfect mountain region – on this fantastic Christmas markets break!

  • 6 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • 3 packed lunches
  • House wine, draught beer, soft drinks, mineral water, tea and coffee included daily from 9.00 am – 10.00 pm (does not include spirits or drinks in the cellar-bar)
  • Porterage at the hotels
  • Local joining points

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Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year in Oban – the perfect way to get into the festive spirit!

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Mulled wine and a mince pie on arrival
  • Traditional Christmas Lunch with all the trimmings
  • A visit from Santa
  • Festive cream tea on two days
  • Two nights live entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Make your New Year truly magical on a fantastic break to Oban, where the sweeping mountains of Lorn create the perfect backdrop.

  • 3 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast or brunch
  • 3 evening meals including a 5 course New Year’s Eve Dinner with drinks reception
  • Buck’s Fizz on arrival
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Join us as we travel on board a vintage tram to admire the dazzling lights of one of the greatest free shows on Earth – Blackpool Illuminations!

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Enjoy a Christmas with all the trimmings in beautiful Eastbourne, and make memories to treasure with like-minded individuals!

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Traditional Christmas Lunch with all the trimmings
  • Festive Package (please see individual hotels for details)
  • live entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Join us for a fantastic Christmas holiday to explore the spectacular beauty of Croatia, including visits to Postojna Caves, Rovinj and Pula.

  • 5 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 5 evening meals
  • Christmas lunch
  • Convenient local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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There's no better way to get into the festive spirit! Enjoy Christmas fun in lovely Llandudno on this exciting break.

  • 4 nights hotel with Welsh breakfast
  • Tea, coffee or mulled wine on arrival, with a festive treat
  • 4 evening meals including Christmas dinner
  • Two nights live entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Celebrate this magical time of year in elegant Harrogate with its beautiful architecture, charming shops and delightful tea rooms.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Traditional Christmas lunch with all the trimmings
  • Festive entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Start your New Year in style on this exciting holiday to the popular coastal resort of Scarborough – fantastic memories guaranteed!

  • 3 nights hotel with English breakfast or brunch
  • 3 evening meals including a 5 course New Year’s Eve Dinner with drinks reception
  • Buck’s Fizz on arrival
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Enjoy fun-filled New Year celebrations in maritime Great Yarmouth with its gorgeous sandy beaches, also including a visit to historic Norwich.

  • 3 nights hotel with English breakfast or brunch
  • 3 evening meals including a 5 course New Year’s Eve Dinner with drinks reception
  • Buck’s Fizz on arrival
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Explore the amazing cities of Ghent and Amsterdam, as well as taking a trip to the beautiful Dutch town of Valkenburg.

  • 5 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Christmas Lunch
  • Porterage at hotels
  • Convenient local joining points

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Christmas comes early on a Turkey & Tinsel break! Enjoy the festive season in Bournemouth with included visits to Salisbury to visit its Christmas market and Weymouth

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • Tea, coffee and mince pie on arrival
  • 4 evening meals including Christmas dinner
  • Live entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Staying in delightful Buckinghamshire, make your Christmas one to remember as we visit charming Windsor and historic Oxford.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Traditional Christmas lunch with all the trimmings
  • Festive entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Join us as we celebrate the most wonderful time of year in Newquay, the jewel in Cornwall’s crown.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • Mulled wine on arrival
  • Delicious 3 course evening meals each evening
  • Traditional 4 course Christmas Lunch with all the trimmings
  • Nightly Entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Get into the festive spirit at Longleat, where the Festival of Light brings to life an iconic winter safari with an immersive light trail.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 3 evening meals including Christmas dinner with a complimentary glass of wine
  • 1 lunch (included on day of Longleat evening visit)
  • Tea, coffee or mulled wine on arrival with a festive treat
  • One festive cream tea
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Make this Christmas one to remember with a stay in Great Yarmouth, combining your trip with visits to Cromer and historic Norwich.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Traditional Christmas lunch with all the trimmings
  • Festive entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Make it a Christmas to remember in the spectacular Lake District including Kendal, Keswick. Ambleside & Bowness.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Traditional Christmas lunch with all the trimmings
  • Festive entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Celebrate the festive season with a break to the pretty Austrian Tyrol. Enjoy breathtaking mountain scenery, all the more delightful at this special time of year!

  • 7 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 5 evening meals including Christmas Dinner
  • 1 Light Lunch on Christmas Day
  • Porterage at the hotel
  • Local joining points

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Make it a Christmas to remember in the spectacular Lake District on this 5-day festive coach break.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 3 evening meals
  • Traditional Christmas Lunch
  • Seasonal package full of festive treats
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Take in the delights of the favourite towns in the Peak District’s and visit magnificent Chatsworth House as it brims with festive cheer.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Tea, coffee and mince pie on arrival
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Combine the finest Christmas Markets in Switzerland with a visit to a biscuit factory and the Lindt Home of Chocolate factory.

  • 6 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 4 evening meals including a traditional fondue
  • Convenient local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotels

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Banish the winter blues and spend Christmas on the Spanish Coast, with excursions to Tossa de Mar, Lloret De Mar and beautiful Barcelona.

  • 8 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 5 evening meals and 1 Christmas lunch
  • Convenient local joining points

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Celebrate this magical time of year in popular Bournemouth, with its beautiful parks and gardens, as we enjoy a fantastic Christmas break.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • tea, coffee and mince pie on arrival
  • Traditional Christmas lunch with all the trimmings
  • Festive entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Explore the delights of St Ives and enjoy the sociable atmosphere on this fantastic New Year coach holiday.

  • 3 nights hotel with English breakfast or brunch
  • 3 evening meals including a 5-course New Year’s Eve Dinner with drinks reception
  • Buck’s Fizz on arrival
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Join our tour to the heart of Germany, where we take in the seasonal scenery of Hannover and the beautiful Harz region.

  • 6 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Treat yourself to Christmas and New Year celebrations in warmer climes as we spend the most magical time of year on the stunning Spanish Coast.

  • 13 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 1 brunch, 1 lunch on Christmas Day and 10 evening meals
  • Convenient local joining points

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Immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of both Leeds and York's Christmas market – the perfect way to get into the festive spirit!

  • 3 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 3 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Make magical memories up north this Christmas with a stay in picturesque Glencoe, visiting Fort William, Loch Ness and Fort Augustus.

  • 4 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Traditional Christmas lunch with all the trimmings and a glass of wine
  • Glass of fizz on Christmas Eve
  • Tea, coffee and cake on arrival
  • Nightly entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Christmas comes early on a Turkey & Tinsel break! Get into the festive spirit in seaside Blackpool, with its many attractions.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals including Christmas dinner with a complimentary glass of wine
  • Tea, coffee or mulled wine on arrival, with a festive treat
  • One festive cream tea
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Enjoy fun-filled celebrations over the Christmas period in lovely Exmouth, which has been popular since the Regency period.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Mulled wine and a mince pie on arrival
  • Traditional Christmas Lunch with all the trimmings
  • A visit from Santa
  • Festive cream tea on two days
  • One night live entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Celebrate the festive season early in the stunning Lake District, with visits to Keswick, Ambleside and more.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Festive welcome and treat on arrival
  • Festive entertainment on some evenings
  • Christmas dinner with all the trimmings
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Enjoy a Christmas break on the Dorset coast, staying in beautiful Weymouth. A visit to Dorchester is also included, plus a traditional Christmas lunch and nightly entertainment.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Traditional Christmas lunch with all the trimmings
  • Festive entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Experience true festive feel on the French and Italian Rivieras, enjoying time in Nice, Monaco, Menton and Genoa at this atmospheric time of the year.

  • 6 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Selected drinks at Hotel Kristall in Diano Marina from 6:00pm to 11:00pm
  • Travel Door-to-Door or convenient local joining points

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Spend the most magical time of the year in Italy, visiting some of the country's most enchanting destinations as they sparkle with festive cheer.

  • 7 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 5 evening meals and 1 lunch
  • Convenient local joining points

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Enjoy a picture-postcard Christmas in spectacular Switzerland, taking in the sights of Interlaken, Grindelwald and more.

  • 7 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 5 evening meals including Christmas Dinner
  • Porterage at the hotel
  • Convenient local joining points

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Bring in the New Year in rural Chollerford in the heart of Hadrian Wall country with some of the North East’s finest cities nearby.

  • 3 nights hotel with English breakfast or brunch
  • 3 evening meals including a 5 course New Year’s Eve Dinner with drinks reception
  • Buck’s Fizz on arrival
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Visit some of the best and most famous Belgian Christmas Markets, which add warm, festive cheer to these beautiful cities.

  • 4 nights hotel and continental breakfast
  • Visits to Bruges & Brussels Christmas markets
  • Convenient local joining points

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Enjoy a hassle-free getaway after the festivities of Christmas with this Twixmas holiday to the popular resort of Llandudno!

  • 3 nights hotel with Welsh breakfast
  • 3 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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After the excitement of Christmas, relax on this wonderful Twixmas break by the sea, in the charming town of Whitby!

  • 3 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 3 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Make treasured memories this Christmas and join us on a wonderful cruise along the majestic Rhine, with visits to Cologne, Boppard and more.

  • 6 nights cruising on a full-board basis
  • Services onboard the ship of a Cruise Director & Manager
  • Welcome drink and Captain's Gala Dinner
  • Complimentary tea, coffee and Wi-Fi
  • Local joining points

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With its historic harbour, picturesque Weymouth is the perfect place to ring in the New Year and start your celebrations in style!

  • 3 nights hotel with English breakfast or brunch
  • 3 evening meals including a New Year’s Eve Dinner with drinks reception
  • Local Joining Points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Welcome the New Year with a bang on this exciting break which includes Buck’s Fizz on arrival, a 5-course New Year’s Eve dinner and drinks reception!

  • 3 nights hotel with English breakfast or brunch
  • 3 evening meals including New Year’s Eve Dinner
  • Buck’s Fizz on arrival
  • New Year’s drink reception and entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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This mini holiday between Christmas and New Year takes you to Windermere in the Lake District, famed for its beautiful scenery.

  • 3 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 3 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Soak up the exciting atmosphere and welcome the New Year with a bang on this fantastic Lake District break!

  • 3 nights hotel with English breakfast or brunch
  • 3 evening meals including a 5 course New Year’s Eve Dinner with drinks reception
  • Buck's Fizz on arrival
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Christmas comes early on a Turkey & Tinsel break! Get into the festive spirit in Newquay, the jewel in Cornwall’s crown.

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • Tea, coffee or mulled wine on arrival, with a festive treat
  • 4 evening meals including Christmas dinner
  • Festive entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Switzerland is renowned for its picture-perfect scenery and, on this Christmas tour, you will experience all this Winter Wonderland has to offer.

  • 6 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 4 evening meals including Christmas dinner
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Welcome the New Year with a bang with a fantastic break in Portpatrick, a beautiful village on the coast of Galloway.

  • 3 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast or brunch
  • 3 evening meals including a 5 course New Year’s Eve Dinner with drinks reception
  • Buck’s Fizz on arrival
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

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Get into the festive spirit with this Christmas trip to pretty Valkenburg, with excursions to Maastricht, Liege and Monschau.

  • 5 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 4 evening meals including turkey Christmas dinner
  • Drink with dinner on Christmas Day and Boxing Day
  • Live Music each evening in Valkenburg
  • Local joining points

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