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Kick off your festive season with a trip to Holland’s Christmas capital! On this mini break we will take you to the enchanting city of Maastricht as well as Valkenburg where you can enjoy the unique and cosy Christmas markets hidden away in the charming Velvet Cave!
“First Skills break and we had an amazing time” –Mr J Law
“The overall trip was very enjoyable and Skills were excellent.” – Mr P Patel
Prepare to fall in love with all things festive as we visit the enchanting Cologne and Düsseldorf Christmas markets! With thousands of bargains to browse and the lovingly familiar aromas of cinnamon and mulled wine, this great value break is the perfect start to Christmas!
Step back in time as the village of Dunster lights its Medieval streets with just candles. This magical event, which begins at dusk, is a unique chance to enjoy the village and its magnificent castle illuminated much more softly whilst joining in on the traditional atmosphere.
Get ready to “Shake, Rattle and Roll” on this Christmas party night in Newcastle! Celebrate with friends, family or colleagues on a fantastic party night in Newcastle with Skills Holidays! You’re sure to be left in the Christmas Spirit with free time in Durham and Newcastle and an unbeatable party night package.
Twinkling lights line the cobbled streets of Edinburgh and the Christmas celebrations are in full swing as the Christmas market returns to the Mound and along East Princes Street this year. A unique shopping experience in a historical city with an atmosphere like no other, join us for some festive fun this yuletide season as we explore what Edinburgh has to offer.
Take an exciting mini cruise to explore the beautiful Ghent Christmas market. This mini break is the perfect excuse to get away with friends or loved-ones and start your Christmas shopping in an enchanting surrounding.
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Start your Christmas adventure right here as we visit Chester & Chester Zoo! The star of Channel 4’s The Secret Life of The Zoo, Chester Zoo is home to more than 12,000 animals – so whether you’re treating the family or a loved-one, on this short break you can visit all your favourite cuddly creatures.
Hyde Park will once again be transformed into a dazzling spectacle of winter magic and extravaganzas. The Christmas markets provide you with fairy lit wooden chalets packed with Bavarian charm, tasty treats, delicious smells and unique gifts while Santa Land transports you to the North Pole.
Our fantastic Twixmas break in Torquay means that this year the festive fun doesn’t have to stop! On this break there will be entertainment provided at the hotel and excursions to Paignton, Brixham and free time in Torquay.
If you fancy something a little bit different this New Year’s Eve, then join us for our Mystery Explorer break! Friends, family and loved-ones will want to join you on this break as we include a sensational New Year’s Eve package at the hotel and mystery excursions!