From tinsel and turkey, to atmospheric markets and decorated stately homes, we have curated the best festive breaks to ensure your yuletide season is extra special. Early booking is recommended for our Christmas and New Year packages due to high demand.
See Edinburgh transformed for the season on this festive weekend getaway. With an array of attractions spread throughout the city and fairy-tale wooden stalls overflowing with festive treats as the centrepiece, Edinburgh is sure to tempt your purse strings and arouse your taste buds!Duration: 3 Days
Join us for Turkey & Tinsel break to Scarborough. This lovely coastal town is as popular today as it was in its Victorian heyday and it is not difficult to see why. Enjoy some great food, festive cheer, entertainment and included excursions.Duration: 5 Days
Christmas magic returns as we discover the beautiful city of Lincoln and its traditional market. This festive break also includes a visit to Belton House for its mesmerising Light Trail and entry Belvoir Castle, all dressed in glitter and sparkle.
Don’t miss the exceptionally popular Thursford Christmas Spectacular, the largest Christmas show in the country! An extravaganza of Christmas cheer awaits us in Norfolk at this truly wonderful experience, with its magical set, stunning costumes and a professional cast of 130!Duration: 3 Days
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Book early to avoid disappointment for this wonderful Holly & Mistletoe break to the ever popular Tynedale Hotel. Prepare for hot mince pies, culinary indulgence, a party atmosphere and a visit from Santa, all done in the trusted Tynedale style!Duration: 5 Days
We head to the heart of Scotland for a wonderful Christmas break packed with food, drink and live entertainment each night! Our base is the charming highland town of Pitlochry, popular for its hospitality, natural beauty and vibrant atmosphere.Duration: 5 Days
Spend your New Year in Jersey, where there will be an abundance of festive entertainment and a sumptuous gala dinner on New Year's Eve. You have the option for a 5-night stay or a 9-night stay, the latter covering the entire festive period from Christmas all the way through to the New Year!Duration: 5 Days
Get your dancing shoes on for a fabulous Highland Hogmanay at the 4 Star Inverness Palace Hotel, where you are guaranteed fantastic entertainment, delicious dinners, a full Highland Hogmanay evening, a free bar from 19:00-22:00, sumptuous buffet breakfasts, lunch each day and so much more!Duration: 4 Days
See in the New Year at the luxurious Queen Hotel in Chester! Experience fine dining, quality entertainment, an exclusive ‘Black Tie’ Gala Dinner and all the delights that historic Chester has to offer on this popular tour.Duration: 4 Days
On this break we head to the idyllic 'Sunshine Coast' of Essex and the unspoilt villages of Dedham, Sudbury, and Lavenham of Harry Potter fame. You will have the opportunity to learn about the life of famous landscape painter, John Constable, known for Hay Wain and other Suffolk-inspired works, explore Bury St. Edmunds and its open-air market, and cruise along the River Dedham with cream tea.Duration: 5 Days
Enjoy a memorable Turkey & Tinsel break at the 4 Star Inverness Palace. Your festive entertainment programme includes Christmas Eve celebrations, a full Christmas Day and fabulous Scottish Hogmanay party, with a free bar every night plus much more! Don’t forget to bring your Christmas jumper for the hotel’s legendary Christmas jumper competition, with the chance to win a prize for the best jumper – the more festive and Christmassy the better!Duration: 5 Days
Fancy a festive holiday with a twist? Enter into the Christmas spirit at our atmospheric mystery hotel, which will be adorned with festive decoration, with mince pies on arrival, delicious yuletide cuisine on 'Christmas Day', live entertainment, sparkling wine to see in 'the New Year' and plenty of merriment! Only your driver knows your destination, and they are sworn to secrecy!Duration: 5 Days
Don’t miss our hugely popular, festive mini cruise and discover some of Germany’s wonderful, fairy-tale Christmas markets. Picture authentic wooden stalls beautifully lit up with fairy lights and the aroma of Gluhwein wafting through the air… an unforgettable festive experience!Duration: 5 Days
Every year in November, the historic centre of Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk is transformed into a wonderful Christmas Market, with colourful stalls selling local produce, crafts and gifts, atmospheric fairground rides and entertainment. The area is an ideal setting for a festive break, with its Cathedral, Abbey Gate and connections with Charles Dickens.Duration: 4 Days
Experience a unique and magical Christmas at Longleat Safari Park and Bath’s atmospheric Christmas markets. Imagine dozens of twinkling wooden chalets spread across the Georgian streets of Bath city centre, all backdropped by the stunning 15th century Abbey.Duration: 4 Days
Enjoy festive fun and markets galore on this tour to the North East. Combining charming alpine chalets with excellent high street names, plus a visit to Beamish Open-Air Museum, this minibreak is the perfect opportunity to browse for Christmas gifts and get into the Yuletide spirit.Duration: 3 Days
See Edinburgh transformed for the season on this festive weekend getaway. With an array of attractions spread throughout the city and fairy-tale wooden stalls overflowing with festive treats as the centrepiece, Edinburgh is sure to tempt your purse strings and arouse your taste buds!
Those looking for a different Christmas break this year, look no further. VIVA Cruises invites you to experience the very best of Europe, the way it was meant to be discovered: with good company, unique perspectives and awardwinning service and amenities. Enjoy a variety of festive excursions, including visits to Christmas markets and to the idyllic halftimbered houses, as Viva Tiara cruises along the Rhine towards Mainz, Mannheim and Strasbourg, in France.Duration: 10 Days