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Christmas is everyone’s favourite time of the year, especially at Chatsworth. The garden is especially beautiful in the winter, when every detail stands out in the crisp, clear air. Superb seasonal food will keep you warm, and you can browse in the shops before taking home the best of Chatsworth as gifts for yourselves, family and friends.
The historic city of Chester has lots to offer, whether you wish to stroll around the city walls or shop in the many specialist shops and famous international stores. Take a stroll around the beautiful Chester Christmas markets.
Great excitement is building around this year's Whitby Christmas Festival. At the heart of the festival is the wonderful Christmas Market, with a spectacular range of stalls.
"To celebrate the 100th year anniversary of the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb, Egypt is sending 150 masterpieces to tour all over the world. Please see them, visit them, before they return back to Egypt forever," - Dr. Mostafa Waziry, Secretary General of the Ministry of State for Antiquities, Egypt.
“TUTANKHAMUN: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh commemorates the Centenary of British Explorer, Howard Carter’s magnificent discovery that captivated the world! When, in 1922 he unearthed the legendary Tutankhamun’s tomb. Now YOU can unearth the largest number of King Tutankhamun treasures EVER to leave Egypt. Featuring more than 150 original artefacts, this is your LAST CHANCE to see them before they return to Cairo to be permanently housed at the new Grand Egyptian Museum.
London is a magical city to visit at any time of year but when Christmas comes around it bursts with festive cheer and illuminated splendour.
London has thousands of shops and hundreds of markets you’ll be spoilt for choice and are sure to find the perfect Christmas gifts.
If you’re looking for somewhere special to visit this Christmas, then look no further! Wrap up warm and discover the beauty of the National Trust Fountain Abbey as it erupts into wonderful colours and lights at this unique festival. We also visit Castle Howard, one of Britain’s finest Stately homes on our enchanting short break.
A Quintessential English Christmas Market with 80 plus stalls of seasonal food wine gifts crafts etc. many of which are from our beautiful Peak District will see the start of this popular weekend on the Market Place and around town including Riverside Crescent, and Granby Road.
Bring your friends and family to the beautiful Peak District Town of Bakewell and enjoy a weekend of seasonal entertainment over the weekend. Our quintessential English Christmas Market will feature some traders from our famous Bakewell Monday market alongside a mouth watering selection of speciality festive foods and wines from the Peak District, arts and crafts, gifts for all the family and much more. We are sure you will be spoiled for choice. We have family entertainment during the weekend, at dusk our Saturday Christmas Tree Light Switch on in Bath Gardens and a wonderful selection of independent shops, cafes, delis, pubs etc. So come along and join in the festivities of the Bakewell Christmas Weekend and see what other surprises Santa has in store!
Witness the magnificent Castle Howard as it is transformed into a magical kingdom filled with calming candles, garlands and wreaths alongside soaring emerald trees twinkling with colourful baubles and lights. Live music and roaring log fires all add to the festive atmosphere in the house.
Leave time to explore the wintery gardens, as they become frozen in crisp frost, which take on a unique beauty of their own.
Come and experience the pomp and pageantry that is the Birmingham International Tattoo.
In 2019, Britain’s biggest indoor international tattoo, with over 1,000 performers, returns to Arena Birmingham. Bringing together marching bands and exciting displays, Birmingham's International Tattoo welcomes world class performers and local groups create a three-hour spectacle for all the family, that culminates in a Grand Finale featuring all the magnificent performers!
Step back in time alongside the Ghost of Christmas Past and prepare to be enchanted by the traditional Christmas celebrations taking place at Beamish, this Open Air Museum is one of the best in the world and vividly brings to life the regions industrial heritage and the town’s classic festive celebrations.